TRENTON, NJ – Lapril Addison of East Orange is a lottery player who enjoys playing Jersey Cash 5 and Pick-4 games. She uses her hand-picked numbers every time she plays. Lapril purchased tickets for the May 14, 2019 drawing. The following morning after the draw she proceeded to check the results of the drawing on her phone and via an email sent to her from the Lottery with the winning numbers.
At first, Lapril didn’t realize she’d matched all five numbers, but after checking the numbers several times, it hit her that all five numbers matched the winning numbers. She had just won the jackpot! Lapril started jumping up and down and screaming in excitement as she told her boyfriend the fantastic news. Playing her special numbers had finally paid off to the tune of $353,354.
Lapril told Lottery officials she was still in shock and still couldn’t believe she had won.
Lapril said she will continue to play lottery games. She doesn’t have any specific plans for the money yet, just to put the winnings into savings.
The New Jersey Lottery retailer that sold the winning ticket was 7-Eleven #36429, 60 Valley St., South Orange in Essex County.