Mercer and Passaic County players split Tuesday's Jersey Cash 5 jackpot prize of $251,138 making each ticket worth $125,569.
The Mercer County ticket was purchased at Princeton Luk Oil, LLC, 3513 Route 1 South, Princeton and the Passaic County ticket was purchased at NFL Exxon, 2899 Route 23, Newfoundland.
Executive Director Hedinger said the winning tickets were the only two sold for Tuesday’s drawing that matched all five numbers drawn. The winning numbers were: 08, 09, 18, 19, 36.
“We are thrilled that the winning jackpot tickets were sold at Princeton Luk Oil, LLC and NFL Exxon,” said Hedinger. “For selling these tickets, each retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000. Overnight, they have become two more ‘lucky locations’ for the very fortunate lottery winners.”
Hedinger also noted that 4,080 other players won $95,209 in cash prizes in the Tuesday drawing.
For correctly picking four numbers, 139 players won cash prizes of $401 each, and for correctly matching three numbers, 3,941 players won $10.00 each.