Press Releases

New Jersey Has Two $1,000,000, Two $200,000 and Twenty-four $50,000 Winners


TRENTON (Aug. 24, 2017) – New Jersey Lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger announced that the 21st draw proved lucky for the owner(s) of one Massachusetts Lottery ticket that matched all of the numbers drawn winning the $758.7 million Powerball jackpot from the Wednesday, Aug. 23 drawing. New Jersey Lottery players were lucky as well. Two New Jersey Lottery tickets were sold that matched the five white balls, winning the $1,000,000 second prize. In addition, twenty-six New Jersey Lottery tickets were sold that matched the four white balls and the Powerball drawn, winning the $50,000 third prize. Two of those tickets were purchased with Power Play, multiplying the prize to $200,000. The winning numbers for the Wednesday, Aug. 23 drawing were: 06, 07, 16, 23 and 26. The RedPower Ball number was 04. The Multiplier number was 04.

Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:

  • Cumberland County ($1,000,000):  L and K Petroleums, 3890 Route 47, Dorchester;
  • Passaic County ($1,000,000):  W & R Mini Market and Deli, 94 Nagle St., Paterson;
  • Monmouth County ($200,000):  Plaza Convenience & Deli, 2459 Highway 33,Neptune;
  • Passaic County ($200,000):  7-Eleven #39776, 51 Willowbrook Blvd., Wayne;
  • Atlantic County ($50,000):  Smitty’s Liquor Store, 45 South New York Ave., Galloway;
  • Bergen County ($50,000):  Quench Wine & Spirits, 2450 Lemoine Ave., Fort Lee;
  • Bergen County ($50,000):  Township Stationery, 299A Pascack Rd., Washington Twp.;
  • Burlington County ($50,000):  WAWA #718, 720 South Church St., Mt. Laurel;
  • Camden County ($50,000):  Country Farm Convenience, 10 East Kings Hwy, Mt. Ephraim;
  • Camden County ($50,000):  WAWA #8311, 1824 Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill;
  • Essex County ($50,000):  Krauszers Liquor Locker, 645 Bloomfield Ave., Verona;
  • Essex County ($50,000):  Quick Mart Food Store, 172 South Livingston Ave., Livingston;
  • Essex County ($50,000):  Ralph’s Liquors, 65-67 Elizabeth Ave., Newark;
  • Essex County ($50,000):  Valero Fairfield, 650 Route 46 E., Fairfield;
  • Hudson County ($50,000):  Fiji 24 Hours Food Store, 2913 Bergenline Ave., Union City;
  • Hudson County ($50,000):  Quick Check #80, 400 Bergen St., Harrison;
  • Hudson County ($50,000):  Universal Liquors, 2117 Bergenline Ave., Union City;
  • Hunterdon County ($50,000):  TMF Mart LLC, 429 Route 513, Califon;
  • Mercer County ($50,000):  Krauszer’s, 234 Dorchester Dr., East Windsor;
  • Middlesex County ($50,000):  ACME #2827, 3500 Route 9 S., Old Bridge;
  • Monmouth County ($50,000):  7-Eleven #11037 (N), 326 Morristown Rd., Matawan;
  • Morris County ($50,000):  7-Eleven #39300, 99 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls;
  • Morris County ($50,000):  Quick Chek #159, 1268 Route 23, Butler;
  • Morris County ($50,000):  Quick Stop Food Market, 1446 Route 46 Troy Hills, Parsippany;
  • Ocean County ($50,000):  Manahawkin Exxon, 555 Route 72 East Ave., Manahawkin;
  • Ocean County ($50,000):  Quick Food Mart, 250 Route 9, Barnegat;
  • Sussex County ($50,000):  7-Eleven #11472 (N), 33 Pine Cone Ln., Sparta; and
  • Union County ($50,000):  Jiordy Mini Market, 461-465 Spring St., Elizabeth.

In addition to the second and third-tier prizewinning tickets sold, there were 482,343 New Jersey players who took home an estimated $2,670,609 in prizes ranging from $4 to $400, according to LotteryExecutive Director Carole Hedinger.

Sign Up for E-News

The Powerball jackpot resets to $40,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Saturday, Aug. 26 at 10:59 pm.

“Congratulations to all of the lottery players who purchased winning tickets and to the retailers that sold them,” said Hedinger. “I’d like to remind players to purchase their Powerball tickets with a winning attitude and add Power Play to the ticket purchase. Power Play doubles the second prize from one million dollars to two million dollars and multiplies all of the seven lower prize sets available in the game by the number drawn that evening. The jackpot prize is not multiplied.


Since its inception in 1970, the New Jersey Lottery ( has contributed nearly $25 billion to the State in support of education and institutions.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Millburn/Short Hills

Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online.

The membership application can be accessed at or go ...

Millburn Police Investigating Theft at Louis Vuitton Store

March 13, 2018

On March 6, 2018 Millburn Police Officer McMillan stopped a 2003 Acura 3.2 on Parsonage Hill/Passaic for having no front plate and tinted windows. The investigation led to the arrest of 33 year old Horace Hall Jr of Newark for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Hall Jr was released on a summons.

On March 6, 2018 Millburn Police ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


Mismanagement At Presby Threatens the Future of the Garden

March 22, 2018

Dear Editor,

It is with concern that I bring this subject to the attention to all who care and treasure the Presby Memorial Iris Garden, which along with the cherry trees of Branch Brook Park is one of the crown jewels of the Essex County Park System.  This historic garden founded 90 years ago by Frank Presby on  Upper Mt. Ave. is known internationally for its collection which ...

Upcoming Events


Thu, March 22, 7:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

My Clutter is Taking Over! with Jamie Novak at ...

Home & Garden


Mon, March 26, 9:00 AM

My Tech Learning STEM EdVenture Lab, Livingston

Calling All Artists & Inventors to My Tech's ...

Arts & Entertainment Education


Tue, March 27, 9:00 AM

My Tech Learning STEM EdVenture Lab, Livingston

Calling All Artists & Inventors to My Tech's ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Thu, January 14, 12:00 AM


How to Solve Our Human Problems

Class Meditation Religious

Millburn Republican Committee Names Nominee for Township Committee Seat

March 22, 2018



Last Monday, at a meeting of the Millburn-Short Hills Republican County Committee, Jodi Rosenberg was endorsed  by acclamation to run for the single open seat on the Township Committee in the 2018 election.  Jodi, who currently serves as Deputy  Mayor, is ...

Paper Mill Playhouse Wins Two People’s Choice Awards

Paper Mill Playhouse Wins TWO People’s Choice Awards

Paper Mill Playhouse is most honored organization in the award’s ten-year history

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce it has won two, 2018 Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice ...

All-Star Basketball Event Coming to Millburn

Millburn All Stars vs. Pros – Saturday March 24, 6:00 pm

Community Event at Millburn High School

On Saturday, March 24th, the Millburn High School Senior Celebration 2018 Committee is partnering with Dreams for Kids, Inc., to present Millburn All-Stars vs. Pros.

At the All-Star Basketball event, a team of NFL players will take on teams from the Millburn/Short Hills ...