Powerball Fever Hits New Jersey: $2 Million Win in Hudson County

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Mega Win in the Garden State: $2 Million Powerball Ticket Snatched Up in Hudson County!

JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Powerball fever is soaring high in New Jersey, especially in Hudson County, where one lucky resident is now $2 million richer! On Monday, August 28, 2023, the New Jersey Lottery witnessed a spectacular win that has the entire state buzzing.

A single Powerball ticket, sold at the renowned Gary’s Sweet Shoppe located at 444 West Side Ave., Jersey City, matched five of the five white balls, securing the second-tier prize of a whopping $1 million. But the twist in the tale? The ticket holder had opted for the Power Play option, doubling their winnings to an astounding $2 million!

The winning combination for the night was 04, 06, 25, 55, and 68, with the Red Power Ball number being 26. The Power Play multiplier was set at 2X, turning dreams into reality for the fortunate ticket holder.

But that’s not all! The Powerball jackpot is on a roll, escalating to a jaw-dropping $386 million for the upcoming draw on Wednesday, August 30. Lottery enthusiasts are already lining up, hoping to grab their piece of the pie.

In addition to the main Powerball draw, the Double Play results were also announced. For those who opted-in for this extra chance, the numbers drawn were 23, 24, 48, 61, and 64, with the red Double Play Power Ball number revealed as 04.

Across the state, over 25,000 New Jersey players celebrated wins, taking home an estimated total of $133,822 in prizes, ranging from modest amounts of $4 to a handsome $200.

As the next draw approaches, the excitement is palpable. Will there be another multi-millionaire in the making? Only time will tell. For now, congratulations to the newest millionaire in Hudson County and all the other winners. The Garden State shines a little brighter tonight!