|Due to increased sales, the original jackpot estimated jackpot of $403 million soared to $420.9 million for drawing. This is the second largest overall prize for the Tennessee Lottery—the first was the $528.8 million Powerball prize won by a Munford family in January 2016, who split the $1.58 billion world-record jackpot with winners in two other states.|
TRENTON (November 29, 2016) – New Jersey Lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger is pleased to announce the NJ Lottery’s (NJ Lottery) receipt of the World Lottery Association’s prestigious "Best Innovation in Responsible Gaming Award."
New Jersey Lottery is Third in the Nation to Earn this Prestigious Certification. “I am extremely proud of the hard work the New Jersey Lottery has put into enhancing its Responsible Gaming Program in 2016 and in achieving the WLA’s Level 4 Certification,” New Jersey Lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger said. “We have engaged all departments of the organization to ensure that the New Jersey Lottery promotes responsible play, the prevention of underage play, and the ease of access to information through our responsible play brochures and consistent advertising and marketing messaging that promote the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) and its 1-800-GAMBLER Helpline resource.”