N.J.'s luckiest county? Back-to-back $50K lotto tickets sold 10 miles apart

Essex may have just become the luckiest county in New Jersey.

Two stores in Essex County sold back-to-back $50,000 winning lottery tickets over the past week, New Jersey Lottery officials have announced.

The first winning Powerball ticket was sold for the May 13 drawing at Morgan’s Liquors on Irvington Avenue in South Orange, officials said. The second, for the May 17 drawing, was sold at the 7-Eleven on Passaic Avenue in Nutley – less than 10 miles away.

Both winning tickets matched four of the five white ball numbers and the red powerball, lottery officials said.

Reached Thursday, Mandeep Singh, manager …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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