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Check your numbers! Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold in Sussex County

NEW JERSEY – The only Powerball jackpot winning ticket from the Saturday, January 23, drawing was sold in New Jersey, winning the $23.2 million jackpot prize. The winning ticket was sold at Quick Mart, 155 Lakeview Ave., Clifton in Passaic County. That retailer will receive a $30,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket, according to New Jersey Lottery Executive Director James Carey.

“Congratulations to the winner of this multi-million-dollar jackpot! We encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket, make a copy of both sides and put it in a safe place. We recommend contacting a financial advisor and an attorney before reaching out to Lottery officials at 1-800-222-0996 to arrange to file a claim for this jackpot prize,” Carey said.

In addition, there were two New Jersey Lottery tickets sold that matched five of the five white balls, winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. One of those tickets was purchased with Power Play, multiplying the prize to $2,000,000. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:

  • Sussex County ($2,000,000): Quick Check #183, 26 Route 206, Stanhope.
  • Passaic County ($1,000,000): Quick Mart, 155 Lakeview Ave., Clifton.

Moreover, there were three New Jersey Lottery tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:

  • Atlantic County: Atlantic City Gasoline, 1403 Absecon Blvd., Atlantic City.
  • Camden County: In & Out Convenience Store, 1177 West Browning Rd., Bellmawr.
  • Monmouth County: Little Silver Pharmacy, 10 Church St., Little Silver.

The winning numbers for the Saturday, January 23, drawing were: 05, 08, 17, 27 and 28. The Red Power Ball number was 14. The Multiplier number was 03.

The Powerball jackpot reset to $20,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Wednesday, January 27 at 10:59 pm.

In addition to the jackpot, second, and third-tier prizes, there were 42,624 New Jersey players who took home an estimated $256,129 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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