Incredible $800,000 Lottery Winner! Is Ocean County, NJ the Luckiest in All of America?
Ocean County is on a historic lottery winning streak.
And I'm not talking about a few $50 wins on scratch-offs.
2021 was an incredible year for Ocean County.
In December, a winning lottery ticket worth $10,000 came from Country Farms in Toms River on Route 70 and Whitesville Road.
A month earlier in November another $10k went out to a lucky Mega Millions player.
Those numbers were chosen at Silverton Pharmacy in Toms River.
October didn't disappoint.
A Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was bought at ShopRite on North County Line Road in Jackson.
Life-changing money went out in September when a Jersey Cash 5 ticket matched all five numbers making it worth half a million dollars.
$510,128 to be exact.
The winning ticket was purchased a Wawa on Brick Boulevard in Brick.
We said, "show me the money" in August.
Two lucky winners' numbers matched all Jersey Cash 5 numbers drawn.
The two winners will split the $1,329,672.00 prize equally giving them $664,836 each before taxes.
One of the winning tickets was purchased at 7-11 on Main Street in Lanoka Harbor.
It was hot in July when one lucky ticket matched all five numbers for the Saturday, July 3 Jersey Cash 5 drawing.
That translated to a cool $100,000 payoff.
That winning ticket was sold at Shop Rite of Manchester on Route 70 West in Manchester Township.
Another winning Jersey Cash 5 lottery hit this past Sunday, January 2.
This time for $650,969.
It was purchased at Krauszer’s on Brewers Bridge Road in Jackson.
That's seven straight months of massive lottery winnings in Ocean County alone.
Now news of a new millionaire.
Wednesday night's Powerball was worth $632.6M.
Someone hit the one million dollar jackpot, and guess where they purchased the ticket? Yup, Ocean County.
The lucky numbers were drawn at Robin’s Convenience Store Deli & Grill in Lakewood.
Make that three in a row for big lottery hits in 2022.
Someone matched all Jersey Cash 5 numbers on January 24 to hit the jackpot for $779,987!
Winning numbers: 01, 10, 22, 24, and 33 - XTRA number: 02.
The winning ticket was sold at Stop & Shop in Whiting.
I'm not a regular lottery player, but with all of this major cash going out in Ocean County, I may start trying my luck more often!
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