NEW JERSEY (PIX11) — A winning $2,000,000 New Jersey Lottery ticket was sold in Union County, and a $1,000,000 ticket was sold in Middlesex County for Wednesday night’s drawing.
The two tickets matched all five of the white balls. The $2 million was initially worth $1 million, but it was purchased with the Power Play multiplier, which doubled the prize, according to NJ Lottery. The tickets were sold at the following stores:
- Union County ($2,000,000): Krauszer’s Food Store, 727 Central Ave., Westfield
- Middlesex County ($1,000,000): Sunny Mart Food Store, 301-3 Port Reading Ave., Port Reading
Three other tickets matched four out of five white balls, each winning $50,000. Those tickets were sold in the following locations:
- Bergen County: 7-Eleven #38122, 735-749 Cedar Lane, Teaneck
- Ocean County: News Plus, 620 Mule Rd., Toms River
- Salem County: Woodstown Conoco, 1170 Route 40, Pilesgrove
The winning numbers were: 06, 08, 15, 27 and 42. The Red Power Ball number was 10, and the Power Play was 3X.
Players that choose the Double Play option on their tickets are eligible for an additional Double Play drawing. The Double Play drawing was: 04, 24, 32, 55, and 59, and the red Double Play Power Ball number was 13.
Over 48,890 New Jersey players won prizes ranging from $4 to $300, totaling an estimated $288,430. The Powerball jackpot has increased to $550,000,000 for the drawing on Saturday, Oct. 22.