One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $73,616 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, Feb. 28 drawing. The winning numbers were: 02, 10, 21, 23 and 31 and the XTRA number was: 02.
The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is $.99 Cent Treasure, 1416 Teaneck Rd., Teaneck in Bergen County.
Executive Director Carole Hedinger said, “We are thrilled that the winning jackpot ticket was sold at $.99 Cent Treasure. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for selling the winning ticket. Overnight, they have become one more ‘lucky location’ for the very fortunate lottery winner.”
Executive Director Carole Hedinger announced that there were 252,329 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, 53 ticketholders won $401 each and 9 others won $802 each with the addition of XTRA.
Moreover, for correctly matching three of the five numbers drawn, 1,928 ticketholders won $12 each and 308 others won $24 each with the addition of XTRA. Lastly, 3,527 ticketholders each won $2 for correctly matching two of the five numbers drawn with the addition of XTRA on their purchase.