MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Friday, the New Jersey Lottery’s Jersey Cash 5 winning ticket was sold in both Essex and Middlesex Counties. The two winners will split the $918,964 jackpot which amounts to $459,482 each. The numbers pulled for Jan. 3 were 03, 05, 15, 34 and 40 and were sold at the A & P on 510 Valley Road in Montclair. The Middlesex County ticket was sold at Shoppers Express, 525 Avenel St., Avenel.
Executive Director Carole Hedinger said the winning tickets were the only two sold for Friday’s drawing that matched all five numbers drawn. "For selling these tickets, the retailers will each receive bonus checks for $2,000."
Hedinger also noted that, for correctly picking four numbers, 188 players won cash prizes of $615 each, and for correctly matching three numbers, 7,307 players won $11 each.
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