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One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $100,000 Green Ball Top Prize


By: Najla AlexanderAd NJ Lottery officials announced that the New Jersey Lottery launched its Jersey Cash 5 Green Ball promotion on Monday, November 6, and the first Green Ball was drawn following the Wednesday, November 8, Jersey Cash 5 drawing.

Officials stated because the Green Ball was drawn, all players with tickets for last night’s drawing were given a free second chance as the Jersey Cash 5 machine was reset, and numbers were drawn again for the Green Ball drawing.

Even better, one lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn, winning the $100,000 Green Ball jackpot, officials said.

According to officials, the winning Green Ball ticket was sold at Krauszer’s of Wharton, 321 State Route 15, Wharton in Morris County.

Lottery officials said the Green Ball numbers were: 14, 16, 21, 37, and 44, and the XTRA number was 05.

An additional 54 players had four out of five numbers for the Green Ball drawing and won $559.

Officials stated that those tickets with the XTRA add-on won $2,795.

There were no winning tickets sold for the Jersey Cash 5 regular drawing last night, which has rolled to $408,000 for tonight’s drawing, officials say.

Officials said the winning numbers for the Jersey Cash 5 regular drawing on Wednesday, November 8, were: 21, 26, 36, 39, and 45, and the XTRA number was 04.

The Green Ball machine has also been reset and now contains six white balls and one Green Ball, lottery officials stated.Ad