ELIZABETH – An Elizabeth retailer sold one of two Jersey Cash 5 jackpot tickets that split the top prize of $ 565,438 for the drawing held on Sunday, June 27. Each winning ticket is worth $ 282,719.
Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger said the winning tickets were the only two sold for Sunday’s drawing that matched all five numbers drawn. The winning numbers were: 01, 05, 06, 14 and 26.
The Elizabeth ticket was purchased at Mediterranean Market, located on Newark Avenue. The second winning ticket was sold at Country Farm, located in Franklinville in Gloucester County.
“We are thrilled that the winning jackpot tickets were sold at Mediterranean Market and Country Farm, ” said Lottery Acting Executive Director Hedinger. “For selling these tickets, each of these businesses will receive a bonus check for $750. Overnight, these retailers have become two more ‘lucky locations’ for some very fortunate winners.”
Hedinger also noted that 5,679 other players won $131,086 in cash prizes in the Sunday drawing. For correctly picking four numbers, 148 players won cash prizes of $512 each, and for correctly matching three numbers, 5,531 players won $10 each.
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