(EAST ORANGE, NJ) – On August 7th, one person from East Orange experienced the luck of a lifetime. Their one ticket matched all five numbers drawn making them an instant millionaire. The winning ticket hit for $1,669,143 in the Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, August 7, drawing. The winning numbers were: 20, 24, 30, 31, and 45 and the XTRA number was: 03. The ticket was purchased at Tremont Liquor, 272 Sanford Street in East Orange. Tremont Liquor will receive a bonus check of $2,000 for selling the winning ticket.

To view all New Jersey Lottery game winning numbers and drawings for the Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick-6 and CASH4LIFE games on the Lottery website (www.NJLottery.com) or on the official Lottery Facebook Page. Powerball and Mega Millions drawings can be seen on WABC-TV or WTXF stations. 

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