OCEAN COUNTY – It’s becoming more clear that buying a lottery ticket in Ocean County is a very good idea. State lottery officials announce a winning ticket for the January 16 drawing was purchased in Manahawkin.
Two tickets had matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball, winning the $50,000 third-tier prize.
Lottery officials said they were purchased at the Hometown Market on Mill Creek Road in Manahawkin and the other at Fort Lee Stationary on Main Street in Fort Lee.
The winning numbers for the Saturday, January 16, drawing were: 14, 20, 39, 65, and 67. The Red Power Ball number was 02. The Multiplier number was 03.
206,684 New Jersey players took home an estimated $1,076,572 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300. Lottery officials said the Powerball jackpot rolls to $730,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Wednesday, January 20, at 10:59 pm. The estimated cash value is $546 million.
If won, this would be the 4th largest jackpot in Powerball game history and the 6th largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.
This is the highest the Powerball jackpot has been since March 2019.