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Winning Powerball ticket worth $50K sold in Morris County

MADISON, NJ (Morris County)There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, April 28 drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with Power Play, it would have multiplied the prize to $250,000.

The winning ticket from Saturday night’s drawing was sold at Madison Wine Cellar, located at 29 Main St.  

The winning numbers for the Saturday, April 28 drawing were: 20, 22, 28, 45 and 50. The Red Power Ball number was 08. The Multiplier number was 05. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $195,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Wednesday, May 2 at 10:59 pm.  

In addition to the third-tier prizewinning ticket sold, there were 33,444 New Jersey players who took home an estimated $217,885 in prizes ranging from $4 to $500, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director John M. White.  

“Congratulations to all of the lottery players who purchased winning tickets and to the retailers that sold them,” said White. “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.”  

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook