PISCATAWAY, NJ – One lottery ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $68,527 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, July 31 drawing, lottery officials announced in a news release on Wednesday.

The winning numbers were: 07, 22, 29, 38 and 40 and the XTRA number was: 04. The retailer that sold the winning ticket is QuickChek #2, 191 Stelton Rd., Piscataway in Middlesex County.

There were 234,883 tickets purchased for the Jersey Cash 5 drawing, and  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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“We are thrilled that the winning jackpot ticket was sold at Quick Chek #2. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for selling the winning ticket,” said Acting Executive Director James Carey.

“Overnight, they have become one more ‘lucky location’ for the very fortunate lottery winner,” he added.

Carey also announced that the Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $50 million, and the next drawing will be held Friday, August 3rd at 11:00 pm.

 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  can be viewed on the Lottery website, www.NJLottery.com.

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