EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ –  The luck of the Irish?  Maybe, for one ne East Brunswick shopper who is quite a bit richer, having won more than a quarter-million dollars yesterday at the 7-11 at the intersection of Summerhill Road and Old Stage Road.

One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $262,873 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Thursday, March 14th drawing. The winning numbers were: 02, 08, 12, 38 and 40 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is 7-Eleven #10950, 120 Old Stage Rd., East Brunswick.

Acting Executive Director James Carey said, “We are thrilled that the winning jackpot ticket was sold at 7-Eleven #10950. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for selling the winning ticket. Overnight, they have become one more ‘lucky location’ for the very fortunate lottery winner.” Carey announced that there were 377,665 tickets purchased for the drawing. By adding XTRA, for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn.

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For correctly matching four of the five numbers drawn, 41 ticketholders won $730 each and 10 others won $1,460 each with the addition of XTRA. Moreover, for correctly matching three of the five numbers drawn, 2,376 ticketholders won $14 each and 421 others won $28 each with the addition of XTRA. Lastly 5,323 ticketholders each won $2 for correctly matching two of the five numbers drawn with the addition of XTRA on their purchase.

View all New Jersey Lottery game winning numbers and drawings for the Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick-6, CASH4LIFE and 5 Card Cash games on the Lottery website (www.NJLottery.com) or on the official Lottery Facebook Page. Evening draws, with the exception of CASH4LIFE and 5 Card Cash, can be seen on WPIX-TV (PIX11) in New York and WPHL-TV (PHL17) in Philadelphia. Powerball and Mega Millions drawings can be seen on WABC-TV or WTXF stations. #