New Jersey Lottery player wins $1,000 a week for life

A lucky player from Morris County won a huge prize.

New Jersey Lottery player wins $1,000 a week for life

Someone in New Jersey just had their financial future secured!

A lucky ticket holder from Whippany, Morris County, matched the five winning numbers in the Thursday, April 25th Cash4Life drawing, winning the second-tier prize of $1,000 a week for life.

New Jersey Lottery Executive Director James Carey said:

We're excited to award this lucky player with a $1,000 a week for life prize, and can't wait to hear how this will benefit them in the years to come.

The winning numbers for the April 25th drawing were: 3, 7, 39, 49, and 58. The Cash Ball number was 1.

Thinking of trying your luck? Here's what you need to know about Cash4Life:

  • How to play: Pick five numbers between 1 and 60 and a Cash Ball number between 1 and 4. Drawings are held every night at 9:00 pm. Tickets must be purchased before 8:46 pm for that night's drawing.
  • Double your winnings: Add DOUBLER for an extra $1 per play to multiply your non-lifetime prizes by two!
  • How to fill out a play slip:
    • Each play costs $2.00.
    • Mark your five chosen numbers and the Cash Ball number.
    • For random selection, ask the retailer for a "Quick Pick" or mark the "Quick Pick" circle on the slip.
    • Choose between an annuity or a lump sum payout for the top two prizes.
    • Mark the DOUBLER circle to double your non-lifetime prizes (optional).
    • Select the number of drawings you want to play (up to 28) (optional).
    • Hand your completed slip to the retailer.

Remember: Protect your ticket's barcode! A damaged barcode can delay claiming your prize.

Beyond the big wins

The New Jersey Lottery is more than just a chance to win big. Established in 1970, it serves as a vital source of funding for education and public worker pensions. A significant portion of Lottery revenue goes towards supporting teachers, police officers, firefighters, and other essential public employees, ensuring they receive well-deserved retirement benefits.

The Lottery prioritizes responsible gaming practices. They focus on offering entertaining lottery products while maintaining the highest ethical standards. They also promote public awareness about the importance of playing responsibly and within set budgets.

A legacy of giving back

Over the past five decades, the New Jersey Lottery has become an integral part of the state's history. With over $42 billion awarded in prizes, they've created countless millionaires and transformed lives. Additionally, their contributions of over $28 billion to the state have benefitted countless communities and residents.

The New Jersey Lottery fosters a stronger future for New Jersey by supporting education, public services, and responsible gaming practices.


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