Winning N.J. lottery ticket worth $1 million expires Friday

Winning N.J. lottery ticket worth $1 million expires Friday

Two weeks after hanging out a decision for the holder of a soon-to-expire unclaimed $1 million ticket to step ahead, New Jersey Lottery officers made one closing plea Tuesday morning.

The second-prize Cash4Life ticket offered in New Jersey shall be nugatory if it isn’t claimed within the subsequent 3 days. It expires when the New Jersey Lottery’s places of work shut for the weekend at four:30 p.m. Friday.

Sold on the Joyce Kilmer alongside the New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick closing yr, the fortunate ticket matched 5 numbers however no longer the Cash Ball for the Dec. eight, 2016 drawing.

The provider space is situated at milepost 78.7 at the northbound aspect of the highway.

The ticket can also be validated at any lottery store. Once validated, the store will give you the ticket holder with a validation slip and finished declare shape that will have to be dropped at lottery headquarters in Lawrence.

The successful numbers for the drawing had been eight, 28, 29, 49, and 57. The Cash Ball, which the $1 million ticket did not comprise, was once three.

“We encourage all of our New Jersey Lottery players to do a thorough search of their nooks and crannies at home and elsewhere because we want to make a Cash4Life player a jackpot winner,” New Jersey Lottery government director Carole Hedinger stated in a remark.

Second-prize Cash4Life tickets are worth both $1 million or $1,000 per week for the rest of the winner’s existence, regardless that that election is made on the time of the acquisition. 

Cash4Life tickets are offered in New Jersey, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Drawings are hung on Monday and Thursday nights.

The odds of a $2 ticket matching 5 numbers and successful $1 million are 7,282,016 to 1. It’s a 21,846,048 to one shot to hit the jackpot — $1,000 an afternoon for existence or the money choice of $7 million.

Updated: December 6, 2017 — 6:29 pm

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