In November 1969, the New Jersey voters approved the establishment of the State Lottery as part of the general election. The State Lottery is committed to providing revenue-generating entertainment products to help protect the retirement benefits of those who serve our communities, including New Jersey's, police officers, firefighters, teachers, and other public employees. Since its establishment, the New Jersey Lottery has awarded more than $42 billion in prizes and over $28 billion to the State.
Pick 3 joined the NJ Lottery on May 22, 1975, as a daily game, originally known as Pick it, which was later changed to Pick 3 in 1984, to distinguish it from Pick 4. The Pick 3 midday drawings were introduced in November 2001. Since its introduction, Pick 3 has been producing a considerable number of winners.
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The New Jersey Lottery is run by the U.S. state of New Jersey. The first state lottery of New Jersey went live on sale in December 1970. The bi-partisan Lottery Commission consists of seven members and the public members are each appointed for a term of five years. The profits from New Jersey state lottery ticket sales are used to help educational institutions, small businesses, veteran's services, and several other initiatives in the state.
Proceeds from Lottery ticket sales and unclaimed prizes go back to the community for -Beginning in 2018, the Lottery's net proceeds are used to bolster New Jersey's public employee pension system for teachers, police and fire personnel and other public employees in conformance through the Lottery Enterprise Contribution Act (Chapter 11 of the Public Laws of 2017).
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