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NJ Pick 6 results

The latest online updates of Pick 6 winning numbers. Pick 6 (Pick 6 Xtra) is a traditional jackpot type lottery game operated by New Jersey Lottery company. NJ Pick 6 results are available after the draws carried out two times a week on Monday and Thursday at 7.56 p.m. EST (UTC -5). Pick Six Lotto dates back to 1980 and is one of the first lotto games in the USA. Apparently, the game's name comes from the format it applies: players have to choose and match all the Pick 6 winning numbers to win the jackpot. Pick Six Lotto starting jackpot is set at $2 mln and is rolled over to the next draw every time there is no winner. Over the years of operation, Pick Six Lotto underwent numerous changes including the increase of cash prizes. Please find below the comprehensive overview of Pick Six Lotto and see it is really worth trying luck in. Pick Six Lotto popularity among the “legions” of lottery fans is backed by the fair winning odds and huge cash prizes.

Latest New Jersey Pick 6 XTRA results April 17 2018 (2 days ago):


New Jersey Pick 6 XTRA results April 13 2018 (6 days ago):

Country USA
Numbers to Guess 6 from 49
Additional Numbers No Add. Numbers
Jackpot Winning Chances 1 in 13 983 816
Next Jackpot 3800000
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Started up in May 1980 Pick 6 Lotto had been selling tickets through 2,000 retail outlets. The tickets were then priced $1. We can only imagine Manuel Collada's (Hillside, New Jersey) surprise when his 1 dollar lottery ticket paid off $1.8 mln. Since October 1982 Pick Six Lotto offers players a several years annuity payments for the bigger prizes.

Pick 6 numbers guess range was changed from 6/36 to 6/39 in June 1984. The size of the so-called Pick Six Lotto bonus prize was increased from $100,000 to $1 mln. In February 1986 Pick 6 numbers matrix was again increased to 6/42 as well as the number of weekly draws was increased to 2. Interestingly enough, in June 1986 its overall ticket sales exceeded 1 billion. Take a chance to become millionaire play and check NJ Pick 6 results online.

In January 1989 Pick 6 numbers matrix was again changed to 6/46 along with increasing the cash prizes. In May 1995 its overall ticket sales from the startup date exceeded 5 billion. Starting from May 1997 Pick Six Lotto players may choose between 2 prize request options: lump sum or annuity payments. In 1998 the annuity period was increased from 20 to 25 years. In May 1999 NJ Lottery joined the “The Big Game” multi-state lottery later renamed into “Mega Millions”. In 2000 NJ Lottery canceled the bonus prize draw. In September 2000 Pick 6 numbers matrix added one more ball thereafter using 6/49 format. There was an extra secondary prize category added (just for 3 Pick 6 winning numbers matched).

How does it work?

The 6/49 format requires players to choose and match the six drawn Pick 6 numbers from the guess range of 1 to 49 to win the grand prize.

There are also the secondary prize categories offered for matching 5, 4 and 3 Pick 6 winning numbers. To make Pick 6 numbers selection process easier the lottery has the so-called “Quick 6” option. The Pick 6 numbers will be automatically generated at random. Pick Six Lotto prices are rather democratic - 1 dollar per game.

Playing Pick Six Lotto

Until quite recently Pick Six Lotto was not available for those living outside the United States of America. Still, it changed as most lottery operators moved to the Internet marketplace to withstand competition and support popularity of their lotto games. NJ Pick 6 results will be published online soon after each draw. Pick Six Lotto is available for players aged 18 or older.

NJ Pick 6 results

What is the best way to keep up with NJ Pick 6 results?

NJ Pick 6 results are available after the draws carried out two times a week on Monday and Thursday at 7.56 p.m. EST (UTC -5).

There are several ways to check NJ Pick 6 results. NJ Pick 6 results are published in the local newspapers and announced by local radio stations. The draws are broadcasted live on US TV. The drawn Pick 6 numbers are also available on the official webpage of New Jersey lotteries. The NJ Pick 6 results will be available and updated after every draw at our website.

Winning odds

Find below the winning odds breakdown depending on the matched combination of Pick 6 numbers:


Prize category


Winning chance, %

Winning odds



0.000007 %

1 : 13,983,816



0.00185 %

1 : 54,201



0.097 %

1 : 1,032



1.75 %

1 : 57



12.5 %

1 : 8


Compared to other lotteries Pick 6 Lotto offers rather fair winning odds. The chances to win the jackpot matching all Pick 6 winning numbers are estimated as 1 in 13.98 mln.

Obviously enough, the winning odds improve further for every lower prize category and account for 1 in 54,201 for the 2nd prize category; 1 in 1,032 and 1 in 57 respectively for the 3rd and the 4th prize categories.

Record jackpots

Edward and Kathleen Henry were the first lucky NJ Lottery multi-million jackpot winners in March 1971. Already in 1983, NJ Lottery company announced its 100th millionaire.

Pick6Xtra Lotto largest jackpot of $48.9 mln was won in February 2001 by Eileen and James Rath from Union district.

The record USA Mega Millions jackpot won by a single ticket was reported in 2005. $258 mln grand prize was claimed by Harold and Helen Lerner. Still, the record was broken in two years when in March 2007 Harold and Elaine Messner won $390 mln. So do not miss a chance to become richer, play and check NJ Pick 6 results online.

Claiming prizes

To get the jackpot you will have to choose the prize payment methods when buying your lottery ticket. Players may opt between the lump sum and annuity. The last one implies 30 yearly payments.

In case you decide to choose the lump sum payment then you will get just 50% of the won sum. On the other hand, you will lose nothing choosing the annuity (the prize will be paid out part-wise).

Prizes up to $599.50 can be claimed at any NJ Lottery outlet. To claim larger prizes you will have to address NJ Lottery office or any retail outlet to make a request filling in the special prize claim form.

If you are lucky to win the grand prize you will have to come to NJ Lottery headquarters in Lawrenceville and present you lottery winning ticket.

You will not have to bother about the payment request and other related issues in case you win the lottery online, for instance at the TheLotter website (full TheLotter review). Everything will be handled by the online lottery service so that you will get your prize as soon as possible.