Is the NJ lottery open?
NJ Lottery Office Open by Appointment Only
The service, which had been suspended since March 19, 2020 due to COVID-19, will resume by appointment only.
How do you contact New Jersey Lottery?
For more information, please call the Lottery’s Customer Service Department at 1-800-222-0996. All winners, tickets, transactions, drawings, prizes and prize payments are subject to New Jersey Lottery Rules and Regulations and State Law.
What lottery drawing is tonight in NJ?
10:59 p.m. Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at approx. 10:59 p.m. * Powerball and Mega Millions drawings held at approximately 10:59 p.m. ** Cash4Life drawings are held at approximately 9:00 p.m.
What is the latest you can play NJ lottery?
In New Jersey the cutoff time to buy tickets is 10:45 p.m., or 15 minutes before the drawing. In other states, such as Pennsylvania, the cutoff time is an hour before the drawing. A Mega Millions ticket costs $2. The odds of a ticket matching five numbers and the Mega Ball are 302,575,350 to 1.
How much does NJ tax lottery winnings?
The withholding rates for gambling winnings paid by the New Jersey Lottery are as follows: 5% for Lottery payouts between $10,001 and $500,000; 8% for Lottery payouts over $500,000; and. 8% for Lottery payouts over $10,000, if the claimant does not provide a valid Taxpayer Identification Number.
Where can I cash a winning lottery ticket?
Winning lottery tickets may only be redeemed in the state where the ticket was purchased. Prizes up to a certain amount may be redeemed at any store or location that sells lottery tickets. However, prizes over a certain amount must be redeemed with the state lottery office.
How long does it take to receive lottery winnings in NJ?
“Pre-COVID-19, the New Jersey Lottery processed approximately 4,000 claims monthly and players could expect to be paid in three to four weeks after mailing a claim.
What time is tonight’s lottery drawing?
Powerball drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET.
What channel is NJ lottery on?
Mega Millions and Powerball drawings will still be aired on WABC-TV and WTXF stations. Draw results can always be found on the Lottery’s website or by phone at 1-800-222-0996. Additionally, local newspapers and retailers can assist players looking for recent drawing results.