TRENTON – The two owners of Jersey Cash 5 jackpot tickets that were sold in Union and Middlesex counties have split the top prize of $439,048 for the Jersey Cash 5 drawing held on Wednesday, September 1. Each winning ticket is worth $ 219,524.
Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger said the winning tickets were the only two sold for Wednesday’s drawing that matched all five numbers drawn. The winning numbers were: 08, 09, 18, 29 and 32.
The Union County ticket was purchased at Krishna General Store, located at 535 East Second Avenue in Roselle. The Middlesex County ticket was sold at Perth Amboy Shell, located at 567 New Brunswick Avenue in Perth Amboy.
“We are thrilled that the winning jackpot tickets were sold at Krishna General Store and Perth Amboy Shell, ” said 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 5,768 other players won $137,488 in cash prizes in the Wednesday drawing. For correctly picking four numbers, 172 players won cash prizes of $474 each, and for correctly matching three numbers, 5 ,596 players won $10 each.
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