New Jersey Man Wins 3 Scratch Off-Cards in 1 Day, Including a $5 - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

New Jersey Man Wins 3 Scratch-Off Cards in 1 Day, Including a $5 Million Ticket

Posted: Updated:

Who the heck is this guy?

Robert Stewart of New Jersey won prizes on not one, not two, but three state lottery scratch-off tickets in a single day. Oh, and one ticket was for $5 million.

The retired union worker from Bergen County purchased the biggest-winning ticket at the Rivermart in August, lottery officials recently announced. The clerk called the store's owner, who rushed over to congratulate the new millionaire. 

The $5 Million Fortune game costs $30 per ticket and is the most expensive scratch-off card in New Jersey's lottery.

Later that day, Stewart bought two more scratch-off cards, winning $500 and $100.

He said he plans to use the money to help his family.

RELATED STORIES 

More Than $2 Billion in Lotto Winnings Up for Grabs This Week

Construction Worker Kept $245 Million Lotto Winnings a Secret and Stayed on the Job

Delaware Man Wins $50,000 After Reading Story About Unclaimed Lotto Prize

  • Inside EditionMore>>

  • 19-Year-Old Who Postponed Chemo While Pregnant Dies Months After Son

    19-Year-Old Who Postponed Chemo While Pregnant Dies Months After Son

    Wednesday, January 23 2019 9:17 AM EST2019-01-23 14:17:56 GMT
    By Inside Edition Staff A 19-year-old mother died of leukemia months after her newborn son. Brianna Rawlings made a decision to delay her treatment to give him a chance at life.  Rawlings was diagnosed with aggressive blood cancer at 17 weeks pregnant and said she wanted to give the baby a chance to grow.  “She was given two very raw and heartbreaking decisions,” a GoFundMe for the teen read. “Her selfless and caring side shining through —without hesitation, chose to halve her own ... 
    A 19-year-old mother died of leukemia months after her newborn son. Brianna Rawlings made a decision to delay her treatment to give him a chance at life.  
  • What Were the Biggest Oscars Snubs? Today on Inside Edition

    What Were the Biggest Oscars Snubs? Today on Inside Edition

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 6:18 PM EST2019-01-22 23:18:00 GMT
    By Inside Edition StaffClick here to watch video. The nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, and there was no mention of box-office smash "Crazy Rich Asians." See which other movies and stars were overlooked for this year's awards. And ahead of the Grammys, singer Bebe Rexha says no designer will dress her because she's "too big." See what she had to say and how designers are coming out in support of her. Inside Edition also has the latest on the Jayme Clos... 
    The nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, and there was no mention of box-office smash "Crazy Rich Asians." See which other movies and stars were overlooked for this year's awards. 
  • Orphaned Bears in Colorado Rescued and Taken to Artificial Den to Hibernate

    Orphaned Bears in Colorado Rescued and Taken to Artificial Den to Hibernate

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 6:17 PM EST2019-01-22 23:17:57 GMT
    By Inside Edition StaffClick here to watch video. Three orphaned bear cubs were taken on a sled ride an artificial den where they will stay to hibernate during the winter.  Employees with Colorado Parks and Wildlife tranquilized the baby bears so they could transport the cubs in a moment captured on video.  Their mom had to be put down after she broke into a house with people inside, leaving the three cubs to fend for themselves. “We had a whole bunch of bears this year that for o... 
    Three orphaned bear cubs were taken on a sled ride an artificial den where they will stay to hibernate during the winter.  
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KFMB-TV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.