NJ couple wins $21.5 million in lottery

Robert and Amelia Talerico

July 18, 2012 2:51:46 PM PDT
The Garden State has a couple of new millionaires!

Robert and Amelia Talerico of Holmdel, Monmouth County won $21.5 million in the June 25th Pick 6 game.

They came forward during a news conference on Wednesday.

The Talericos said they knew they had the winning ticket immediately, but wanted to consult with their financial advisor before coming forward.

Robert is an electrical engineer, owns his own business and said he still plans on working.

"It's going to give us a lot of security, but I am going to continue to work and do the same thing that I've done. But, it's a lot easier to work now," he said.

The $21.5 million jackpot is the fifth largest in New Jersey's Pick-6 history.


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