TRENTON – The excitement of a big win begins for one lucky ticket holder of the New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE game from the Thursday, October 16 drawing. The winning ticket matched the five white balls to win the second-prize of $1,000 a Week for Life. The winning numbers were: 12, 13, 20, 28 and 45. Cash Ball: 04. The winning ticket was sold in Sussex County at Hainesville General Store, 283 Route 206 South, Branchville.
“Congratulations to the New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE second-prize winner and to all of the New Jersey players who won cash prizes,” said Carole Hedinger, New Jersey Lottery Executive Director. “This will definitely be a life-changing win for the ticketholder. I look forward to meeting him or her.” This winning ticket is the second New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE game winner.
The top prize is $1,000 a Day for Life, with a current cash value of $7,000,000, and the second prize is $1,000 a Week for Life, with a cash value of $1,000,000. In addition to the “For Life” prizes, the CASH4LIFE game offers seven other prize levels with prizes ranging from $2.00 to $2,500. Hedinger noted that 51,926 New Jersey players won $243,748 in cash prizes in the Thursday drawing.
CASH4LIFE tickets are available exclusively in New Jersey and New York. Players select five numbers from a field of one through 60, and then select a “Cash Ball” from a field of one through four. Ticket sales began on Friday, June 13 and the first drawing was held onJune 16 at the New Jersey Lottery’s drawing studio in Lawrenceville, NJ. Drawings are held on Monday and Thursday at approximately9:00 p.m. The next drawing is Monday, October 20.
Watch live New Jersey Lottery drawings for the Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick-6 and CASH4LIFE games at the Lottery website (NJLottery.com), or on the official Lottery Facebook Page. Evening draws, with the exception of CASH4LIFE,can be seen on WPIX-TV (PIX11) in New York and WPHL-TV (PHL17) in Philadelphia. Powerball and MegaMillions drawings can be seen on WABC TV stations.
ABOUT THE LOTTERY
Since its inception in 1970, the New Jersey Lottery (NJLottery.com) has contributed more than $22 billion to the State in support of educationand institutions. In fiscal year 2013, the Lottery’s contribution was more than $1 billion. Among its beneficiaries are: veterans homes, community and other colleges and universities, school nutrition programs, homes for the developmentally disabled, psychiatric hospitals, higher education scholarship programs and the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf.