TRENTON – Two lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $340,778 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, Jan. 12, drawing. Each ticket is worth $170,389.
One of those tickets was sold in Union at the Parkway Exxon, 1601 Route 22 West. The other at the Kings Super Market, 778 Morris Turnpike, in Short Hills.
The winning numbers were: 05, 15, 19, 28 and 35 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailers will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for each winning ticket sold.
Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 351,851 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. For correctly matching four of the five numbers drawn, 68 ticketholders won $399 each and 19 others won $798 each with the addition of XTRA. Moreover, for correctly matching three of the five numbers drawn, 2,473 ticketholders won $12 each and 523 others won $24 each with the addition of XTRA. Lastly 5,528 ticketholders each won $2 for correctly matching two of the five numbers drawn with the addition of XTRA on their purchase.