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Point Pleasant Store Sold N.J.’s Most Valuable Lottery Ticket in 2023

The Pick-6 lottery game in New Jersey. (Credit: New Jersey Lottery)

The Pick-6 lottery game in New Jersey. (Credit: New Jersey Lottery)

The Shore area seems to be a lucky place. It’s rare that more than a couple weeks go by without our reporting a major sum of money having been won from a lottery ticket sold locally. And while there’s no science to lottery, state officials in their end-of-year summary for 2023 listed a local store as having sold New Jersey’s most valuable ticket of 2023.

While multi-state lottery games have drawn headlines for mega-jackpots reaching into the billions of dollars, it was a traditional “Pick 6” ticket that won a lucky local an eight-figure haul. The ticket was sold on Aug. 14, 2023, and the winning numbers were: 10, 12, 21, 30, 38, and 45.

The largest ticket of the year was sold at Quick Chek #113, a convenience store sandwiched between Route 88 and Herbertsville Road in Point Pleasant Borough, just off the bridge that connects to the barrier island.

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Lottery officials did not name the winner, nor whether the jackpot was paid out. Lottery winners have been able to remain anonymous in New Jersey since a change to the state’s disclosure law in 2020.

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