New Jersey Lottery Results (NJ)

Get the most recent results for all New Jersey Lottery Draws

New Jersey lottery results and winning numbers
  • latest Cash 5 lottery result

    Latest Cash 5 result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 17
    2. 19
    3. 20
    4. 22
    5. 45
    6. 03

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $188,000

  • latest Cash4Life lottery result

    Latest Cash4Life result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 16
    2. 17
    3. 34
    4. 38
    5. 42
    6. 04

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest MEGA Millions lottery result

    Latest MEGA Millions result:
    Friday, May 24, 2024

    1. 46
    2. 54
    3. 56
    4. 67
    5. 70
    6. 16
    7. Megaplier: x3

    Next draw
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $489,000,000

  • latest Pick 3 Evening lottery result

    Latest Pick 3 Evening result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 0
    2. 6
    3. 0
    4. 7

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 3 Midday lottery result

    Latest Pick 3 Midday result:
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    1. 1
    2. 8
    3. 0
    4. 8

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 4 Evening lottery result

    Latest Pick 4 Evening result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 9
    2. 2
    3. 9
    4. 9
    5. 7

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 4 Midday lottery result

    Latest Pick 4 Midday result:
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    1. 6
    2. 0
    3. 7
    4. 6
    5. 8

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 6 Double Play lottery result

    Latest Pick 6 Double Play result:
    Thursday, May 23, 2024

    1. 05
    2. 12
    3. 18
    4. 34
    5. 40
    6. 41

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 6 Lotto lottery result

    Latest Pick 6 Lotto result:
    Thursday, May 23, 2024

    1. 03
    2. 20
    3. 27
    4. 28
    5. 39
    6. 46

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $2,300,000

  • latest Powerball lottery result

    Latest Powerball result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 06
    2. 33
    3. 35
    4. 36
    5. 64
    6. 24
    7. Power Play: x3

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $131,000,000

  • latest Powerball Double Play lottery result

    Latest Powerball Double Play result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 23
    2. 25
    3. 39
    4. 40
    5. 47
    6. 10

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

2024 STRATEGIES

Lottery strategies for Pick 3, Pick 4, Mega Millions, Powerball and more!
2024 lottery strategies guide

Games and Advanced Draws

The main lottery games you can play in New Jersey, click a link for results and more information.

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Pick 3 (Midday) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 7
Pick 3 (Evening) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 7
Pick 4 (Midday) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 7
Pick 4 (Evening) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 7
Pick 6 Lotto Jackpot 6 (from 1-46) up to 26
Pick 6 Double Play Fixed 6 (from 1-46) up to 26
Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot 5 (from 1-45) up to 21
Cash4Life Fixed 5 (from 1-60) + 1 (from 1-4) up to 28
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 (from 1-70) + 1 (from 1-25) up to 8
Powerball Jackpot 5 (from 1-69) + 1 (from 1-26) up to 12
Powerball Double Play Fixed 5 (from 1-69) + 1 (from 1-26) up to 12

Games Overview

NJ Pick 3

Pick 3

A popular daily numbers game where players choose a three-digit number between 000 and 999 and drawings are held twice a day. Players can select different play styles such as straight (matching numbers in exact order) or boxed (matching numbers in any order).

NJ Pick 4

Pick 4

A daily game where players select a four-digit number between 0000 and 9999. Drawings occur twice a day and players can opt for various play styles including straight, boxed, straight/boxed combo and pairs.

NJ Pick 6

Pick 6

A classic lottery game offering larger jackpots where players choose six numbers from a pool of 1 to 49. The drawings are held twice a week and to win the jackpot you must match all six numbers.

NJ Jersey Cash 5

Jersey Cash 5

A daily drawing game where players pick five numbers from a range of 1 to 45. The game offers rolling jackpots meaning that if there is no jackpot winner the prize pool carries over to the next drawing.

NJ Cash4Life

Cash4Life

A lottery game with a twist where players select five numbers from 1 to 60 and an additional "Cash Ball" number from 1 to 4. Drawings take place every day offering a top prize that provides a set amount of money every day for life.

NJ Mega Millions

Mega Millions

A multi-state lottery game played in New Jersey and many other states. Players choose five numbers from a pool of 1 to 70 and an additional Mega Ball number from 1 to 25. The drawings are held twice a week and massive jackpots are awarded for matching all six numbers.

NJ Powerball

Powerball

Another popular multi-state lottery game offered in NJ. Players pick five numbers from 1 to 69 and a Powerball number from 1 to 26. Drawings occur twice a week with enormous jackpots given to those who match all five main numbers and the Powerball.

Game Schedule Times

Never miss a draw again with all the New Jersey lottery draw times. Shown in local time and Sales Stop in ().

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Pick 3 (Midday) 12:59 p.m.
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Pick 3 (Evening) 10:57 p.m.
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Pick 4 (Midday) 12:59 p.m.
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Pick 4 (Evening) 10:57 p.m.
(10:53 p.m.)
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Pick 6   10:57 p.m.
(10:53 p.m.)
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Jersey Cash 5 10:57 p.m.
(10:53 p.m.)
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Cash4Life 9:00 p.m.
(8:46 p.m.)
9:00 p.m.
(8:46 p.m.)
9:00 p.m.
(8:46 p.m.)
9:00 p.m.
(8:46 p.m.)
9:00 p.m.
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9:00 p.m.
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9:00 p.m.
(8:46 p.m.)
Mega Millions     11:00 p.m.
(10:45 p.m.)
    11:00 p.m.
(10:45 p.m.)
 
Powerball   10:59 p.m.
(9:59 p.m.)
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(9:59 p.m.)
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(9:59 p.m.)

How to Buy New Jersey Lottery Tickets

Here's a guide to ticket prices for all NJ lottery games. Look out for the official logo when buying a ticket from a convenience store or garage.

GAME COST TO PLAY
Pick 3 $0.50 - $5
Pick 4 $0.50 - $5
Pick 6 $2
Jersey Cash 5 $1
Cash4Life $2
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $2

Note: only people over the age of 18 are eligible to play the lottery games above.

How to Claim New Jersey Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $599.99 win

  • Method 1 – Visit any local authorized retailer displaying the lottery logo to receive your winnings direct.
  • Method 2 – Visit the HQ in person and complete a claim form for processing.
  • Method 3 – Send a completed claim form, signed lottery ticket and valid ID as requested to the NJ Lottery Headquarters by mail.

Claim $600 or more

  • Method 1 – Visit the HQ with a claim form and ID along with your ticket for instant processing.
  • Method 2 – Send your signed ticket along with ID and a valid claim form to the Headquarters by mail.

Claim Center & Claim Form

Download a claim form and a copy of a valid ID, then send to or visit:

New Jersey Lottery Headquarters
Lawrence Park Complex,
1333 Brunswick Ave. Circle,
Trenton, NJ 08648

Phone: +1 (609) 599-5800
Open: Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Web: www.njlottery.com

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Trenton

New Jersey Lottery Headquarters
Lawrence Park Complex,
1333 Brunswick Ave. Circle,
Trenton, NJ 08648

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: +1 (609) 599-5800
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

Here are some valuable insights to enhance your chances of winning and make your participation even more enjoyable.

  • Choose Wisely: Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of selecting a lump sum payout versus an annuity in case of a big win.
  • Online Convenience: Take advantage of the convenience of purchasing tickets online where available.
  • Claim Promptly: Make sure to claim your prize within the specified timeframe to avoid any missed opportunities.
  • Avoid Sequences: Avoid predictable sequences like birthdays to broaden your potential for a winning combination.
  • Post Jackpot: Increased ticket sales following a big win can lead to even larger subsequent jackpots.
  • Winning Odds: Learn the odds for each game to enhance your chances of winning and maximize the enjoyment of playing.
  • Analyze Results: Delve into past winning numbers and patterns as this analysis can aid in refining your number choices.
  • Stay Informed: Keep up-to-date with any special promotions offered by the New Jersey Lottery.
  • Responsible Play: Establish a budget that you're comfortable with whether you're on a winning streak or experiencing losses. Sticking to your predetermined budget ensures that lottery play remains an entertainment activity.
  • Time Limits: Set time and frequency limits to prevent excessive time spent playing.
  • Price Range: Higher-priced tickets may offer improved odds of winning substantial prizes so find the balance that suits your budget and risk tolerance.
  • Diversify Games: Each game brings distinct odds and gameplay adding a fresh dimension to your lottery experience.
  • Positivity: Maintain a positive mindset and recognize that every ticket you purchase carries a chance to win.
  • Second-Chance: Participate in second-chance drawings offered for non-winning tickets to turn a non-winning ticket into a prize.
  • Win Tiers: Familiarize yourself with the prize tiers of each game for substantial rewards beyond the jackpot.

By incorporating these tips and strategies into your New Jersey Lottery play you're not only increasing your chances of winning but also making the most of your participation in a responsible and enjoyable manner.

Recent New Jersey Lottery Winners' Stories

It's easy to get inspired about the NJ Lottery with so many success stories every single month. Here are just a few memorable ones:

  • $10,000 - New Jersey Lottery - Passaic County:
    Three tickets won the third-tier prize with tickets matching four out of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball securing a $10,000 reward. Two of these winning tickets were bought with the Megaplier choice doubling the prizes to $20,000 each.
  • $194,729 - Jersey Cash 5 - Gloucester County:
    A single fortunate ticket matched all five drawn numbers securing the $194,729 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot. The winning numbers for the jackpot were 06, 22, 25, 33, and 38 with an additional XTRA number 02.
  • $50,000 - Powerball - Bergen County:
    In the New Jersey Lottery draw a ticket matched four out of the five white balls and the Power Ball securing the $50,000 second-place prize.
  • $136,192 - Jersey Cash 5 - Atlantic County:
    One single ticket perfectly matched all five drawn numbers winning the $136,192 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot. The winning numbers were 05, 09, 12, 24 and 39 with an XTRA number of 04.
  • $208,713 - Jersey Cash 5 - Morris County:
    A ticket matched all five drawn numbers and won the $208,713 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot in the August drawing. The winning numbers were 05, 09, 30, 34 and 35 with an XTRA number of 03.

Lottery Tax Guide

New Jersey differs from many other states in that if you're a citizen/resident they only withhold taxes after the first $10,000. After that there is a tax scale that peaks at $500,000. The table below explains the tax percentage you will pay on your winnings.

PRIZE/RESIDENCY STATE TAX FEDERAL TAX TOTAL TAX
$5,000 - $10,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
0% 24% 24%
$10,000 - $500,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
5% 24% 29%
More than $500,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
8% 24% 32%
More than $600
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
0% 30% 30%
More than $10,000
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
8% 30% 38%

Note: With any prizes over the value of $600 the IRS will be notified.

About New Jersey Lottery

Established on December 16 1970 the New Jersey Lottery has been a source of excitement for residents and players alike. Here's a little more information:

History

  • December 1970 - The New Jersey Lottery is established.
  • June 1971 - The first tickets are sold.
  • March 1975 - Introduces its first draw game "Pick-It".
  • July 1983 - The iconic "Pick 6" game is launched.
  • February 1990 - New Jersey becomes a part of the multi-state lottery game "Cash4Life".
  • September 1995 - "Pick 4" a game that lets players test their luck and strategy is launched.
  • April 2005 - The state launches the "Mega Millions" game.
  • June 2010 - The NJ Lottery celebrates its 40th anniversary.
  • November 2012 - The multi-state "Powerball" game is introduced.
  • March 2017 - Goes digital with the launch of online ticket sales.
  • November 2021 - "Jersey Cash 5" gets a revamp with new features and prizes.
  • Ongoing - The lottery continues to evolve introducing new games and innovations.

Supporting Communities

With the mission of "Playing It Forward" the New Jersey Lottery has contributed significantly to the betterment of the state. By playing games players contribute to various initiatives that make a positive impact on their communities.

Throughout its history it has generated billions of dollars in revenue that directly benefit essential programs and services. These funds have supported education, veteran services, healthcare assistance, infrastructure projects and much more, enriching the lives of countless residents across the Garden State. Every ticket purchased is a chance not only to win but also to contribute to the continued growth and welfare of New Jersey.

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