Free lottery ticket wins N.J. woman $1K a week for life
A New Jersey woman who purchased a lottery ticket with a buy-one-get-one unfastened coupon she clipped from a newspaper ended up successful a large Cash4Life Prize.
Carole Halleran were given what grew to become out to be a second-prize ticket whilst buying espresso for her husband at ShopRite in Wayne, state lottery officers mentioned Monday.
Halleran’s ticket for the April 19 drawing matched 5 numbers however now not the Cash Ball, that means it is value $1,000 a week for life or the money possibility of $1 million. She selected the money possibility.
The Wayne resident instructed lottery officers had no thought she received till her daughter known as with the scoop that the successful ticket used to be offered at her native grocery store. Halleran then checked her tickets and came upon the unfastened one were very fortunate.
Halleran, who up to now by no means received greater than $11 taking part in the lottery, mentioned she’s going to save and make investments the cash.
The odds of successful the second-prize with a $2 ticket are 7,282,016 to 1.
No one matched 5 numbers and the Cash Ball for that drawing — the prize for doing this is $1,000-a-day for life or $7 million if a winner chooses the money possibility. That’s a 1 in 21,846,048 shot.
Lottery officers do not reveal the ages of winners however Halleran is 38, in line with public information.