664K Lottery Luck in Lanoka Harbor, Was It You?
Someone won life-changing money at an Ocean County convenience store. Could it be you?
Great news from the New Jersey Lottery, the Jersey Cash 5 paid out big time. Two lucky winners' numbers matched all five numbers drawn. The two winners will split the $1,329,672.00 prize equally giving them $664,836 each before taxes. Not bad right?!?! The winners were from the Saturday, July 31 drawing. The winning numbers were 09, 13, 26, 30, and 38 and the XTRA number was: 02.
The retailers that sold the tickets are happy too! They will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for each winning ticket sold. The winning tickets were sold at:
Somerset County: Wegmans Food Store, 724 Route 202 S., Bridgewater
Ocean County: 7-Eleven #16164, 403 Main St. Route 9, Lanoka Harbor
If you were at that 7-Eleven, check your tickets! What would you buy with that money? And, would you tell anyone? I know I would personally want that information private. It seems like it is a big flashing sign telling every scammer or thief that you have money for them to steal. Plus you know people will come out of the woodwork once they know you had a windfall of winnings. What I found was that since 2020, a law passed under Gov. Murphy that it is the winners choice if they want to be public or not which I think is great.