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Jersey Cash 5 winning ticket worth $492,568 sold in Sussex County

VERNON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $492,568 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Saturday, Oct. 19, drawing.

That ticket was sold at Acme #2820, located at 530 Route 515 Unit 1, Vernon Township.

The winning numbers were: 02, 12, 30, 33 and 39 and the XTRA number was: 04. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold.

Acting Executive Director James Carey said that there were 471,617 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, 55 ticketholders won $705 each and 11 others won $2,820 each with the addition of XTRA. Moreover, for correctly matching three of the five numbers drawn, 2,743 ticketholders won $16 each and 484 others won $64 each with the addition of XTRA. Lastly 5,811 ticketholders each won $2 for correctly matching two of the five numbers drawn with the addition of XTRA on their purchase.

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Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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