Lottery Remains Operational During State Closure


TRENTON — The New Jersey State Lottery will remain fully operational during the closure of New Jersey State government.

The sale of all games offered by the New Jersey Lottery will remain available for purchase.

The game drawings for all online games offered through the Lottery, including: Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick-6, 5 Card Cash, and CASH4LIFE, will be conducted, posted on Livestream and aired on television, PHL17  and  PIX11,  as per standard operating procedure.

Player claims will proceed as per standard operating procedure. Players may continue to cash all prizes under $600 at retail locations. Following standard operating procedure, claims above that amount require submission to the Lottery for processing. Players’ claims will continue to be processed and payments will be issued although the function will be handled by a reduced staff so brief delays may occur.