Million dollar Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey on Saturday

Someone in New Jersey is a new millionaire.

Powerball Card (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)

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Saturday’s Powerball jackpot reached $ 457 million.

The winning numbers in the Saturday night draw were 5, 36, 39, 45 and 57. The Powerball drawn was 11 with a Power Play of 2X.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

You have a better chance of being elected President of the United States, being a movie star, going to the ER with a pogo-stick injury (random, I know), or having Siamese twins. .

Now, I don’t want to put the brakes on the game. As they say, you have to be in it to win. Have you ever wondered who “they” are? I digress.

Powerball buttons on an NJ lottery machine at a Wawa on Route 37 in Toms River (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)

A good example of why it’s worth it is the yet to be named New Jerseyian who is in possession of a winning million dollar ticket.

The New Jersey Lottery has confirmed that a winning Powerball ticket from the Saturday night draw was purchased in the Garden State.

The point of purchase is still unknown, so if you bought a ticket for Saturday, be sure to double check.

5, 36, 39, 45 and 57. The Powerball drawn was 11 with a Power Play of 2X.

No one has hit the jackpot, which means the Monday, September 20 jackpot will most likely be over half a billion dollars.

Time to get that office pool up and running, right?

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