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NJ Lottery rounds off 50th Anniversary celebration
Lottery to host Facebook Live event tonight By Kate Northrop Today marks the New Jersey Lottery's 50th year in operation, and to round off the year-long celebration, it will be hosting a Facebook Live event where 50 players will have the chance to receive $500 in scratch-off tickets. The New Jersey Lottery sold its first ticket to former Governor William Cahill on December 16, 1970. Back then, tickets cost only 50 cents. Now, the Lottery has grown to offer more games and player experien ...
Dec 16, 2020, 12:28 pm - Lottery News forum

New Jersey scammer defrauds 3 elderly women of $675,000
Lotteries urge players to be wary of the telltale signs you are being scammed By Kate Northrop A scammer from New Jersey tricked three elderly women across the country into sending her over $675,000 by convincing them that they owed prepaid taxes as a prerequisite for claiming a prize that didn't exist. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey, Shanile Lyle, 27, of Orange was charged on Monday with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud after wrongly convincing her v ...
Dec 4, 2020, 2:39 pm - Lottery News forum

Anonymous New Jersey winner claims $202 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
The first winner to claim a lottery jackpot anonymously in the state By Kate Northrop New Jersey had its very first anonymous winner step forward to claim the $202 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot from the Feb. 11, 2020 drawing. The winner is the first player in the state to decline publicity since New Jersey passed a new law in January 2020 that allows winners to remain anonymous when claiming a lottery prize. The change in the law was well-timed for this lucky player just one ...
Sep 30, 2020, 12:50 pm - Lottery News forum

New Jersey Lottery to begin reopening headquarters for in-person claims
Lottery will allow some in-person claims starting Monday By Kate Northrop Starting Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, the New Jersey Lottery will begin allowing players to file some claims in-person at Lottery headquarters in Lawrence by appointment only. Since the closing of claims offices on March 19 affected the ability to claim winnings from tickets that were due to expire during the pandemic, in-person claims will resume in a limited capacity for tickets purchased between Mar. 19, 2019 and Se ...
Sep 10, 2020, 12:07 pm - Lottery News forum

NJ Lottery mistakenly printed malicious website address on lottery tickets
By Kate Northrop The New Jersey Lottery misspelled the address of their second-chance website on lottery tickets, leading players to visit a malicious website with the potential to install malware on their computer. According to the Lottery, a state vendor programmed store registers to print an incorrect web address on tickets for playing Collect 'N Win, a second-chance promotion that has been running for about three weeks. Bill Bauer, a former software engineer from Edison, said he enc ...
Aug 28, 2020, 12:26 pm - Lottery News forum

One NJ lottery ticket wins $124 million Mega Millions jackpot
Jackpot resets to $20 million for Tuesday draw By Kate Northrop One lucky player from New Jersey will claim a $124 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot after holding the lone winning ticket that matched all five numbers in the Friday, July 24, 2020 drawing. Yesterday, the New Jersey Lottery announced that the sole person to win the Mega Millions draw last night purchased the ticket from Brenda's Inc. on Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne. The winning numbers were 8, 33, 39, 54, and 58, with ...
Jul 26, 2020, 7:42 am - Lottery News forum

NJ Lottery announces new evening draw times and other changes
By Todd Northrop The New Jersey Lottery is modernizing its core games line-up starting June 29 with a new draw time, new way to watch, and a bigger starting jackpot for Jersey Cash 5. The evening draw time for Pick 3, Pick 4, Jersey Cash 5, and Pick 6 is changing and moving exclusively to livestreaming. Additionally, the Jersey Cash 5 game is becoming a little harder to win, with a larger starting jackpot increasing from an estimated $75,000 to a guaranteed $100,000. New Jersey Lottery ...
Jun 22, 2020, 6:04 pm - Lottery News forum

NJ Lottery temporarily suspends sales and drawings for 5 Card Cash due to coronavirus
The New Jersey Lottery temporarily suspended sales and drawings of its 5 Card Cash, effective Monday, May 4, 2020, due to COVID-19. The temporary suspension of 5 Card Cash is designed to protect the health and safety of Lottery employees and its customers. Not only does this game require two additional staff members to be in the office beyond the teams for other drawings, it does not permit multi-draw play or advance play so purchases are only applicable to the day they are purchased. Play ...
Apr 30, 2020, 1:34 pm - Lottery News forum

Cratering lottery revenue is bad luck for NJ state worker pensions
There's a new cause for concern about New Jersey's chronically underfunded public-worker pension funds sagging state Lottery revenues. That's something of a double whammy for one of the nation's worst-funded state retirement systems, which has seen investment returns plummet precipitously during the coronavirus pandemic. So far this fiscal year, Lottery revenues, which serve as a dedicated source of funding for the pension system, are down more than 12% compared with the same period last y ...
Apr 27, 2020, 10:39 am - Lottery News forum

Retired trucker wins $1M NJ Lottery 'second chance' jackpot
Includes video report James Wood shot up out of his seat Friday the second his name was called. He had the feeling all week that this would be his day. The Little Egg Harbor man, a retired trucker, won $1 million in Asbury Park Convention Hall at the New Jersey Lottery Million Dollar Replay event. He turned and gave a tearful hug to his brother-in-law, Jeffrey Brook, who accompanied him to Friday's event, which you can see in the video above. The part Wood, 56, was most excited for ...
Mar 6, 2020, 2:49 pm - Lottery News forum

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