Although no one matched all five numbers and the red Powerball on Wednesday to win the game’s top prize, three New Jersey players became millionaires. The winning $1 million tickets were sold at 7-11 #10993 (S) in Northfield, Shop Rite in Parlin and El Cibao Grocery in Paterson.
Six New Jersey Lottery players won the Powerball $10,000 third prize; one of those tickets was purchased with the Power Play option, multiplying the jackpot into $40,000. The $40,000 winning ticket was sold at Walter’s Deli & Liquor in Kearny. The other winning tickets worth $10,000 each were sold at Dollar Mart in Willingboro, Kaival Mini Store in Nutley, Hess Express #30294, in Deptford, Lackawanna Liquors in Hoboken and S D K Traders Inc. in Lake Hiawatha.
In addition to the Garden State ‘s second and third prize winners, 72,248 other New Jersey players took home $426,612 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200, according to NJ Lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger.
The winning numbers for the Wednesday, Aug. 8 drawing were: 03, 07, 11, 15, and 28. The Red Power Ball number was 12.
The next Powerball drawing will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at 11 p.m. Watch live lottery drawings at NJLottery.net.
Connect with NJTODAY.NET
Join NJTODAY.NET's free Email List to receive occasional updates delivered right to your email address!