A lucky Monmouth County resident is about to kick off their 4th of July weekend with a bang lot of cash!

 

 

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NJ Lottery officials announced that the winning ticket in last night's drawing matched the 5 white balls to win a one million dollar prize, but the winner also chose the Power Play option, which doubled the prize to a cool two million bucks!

The ticket was sold at the Wegmans on Rt. 9 in Manalapan.

The winning numbers were  8, 18, 45, 53 and 58. The red Power Ball number was 35. Multiplier number was 2.

Check those tickets!

Note to self: ALWAYS choose Power Play!!

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