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What about playing a lottery that draws daily and features a progressive jackpot? Rare to find right? But the New Jersey Lottery offers such an exciting game. Jersey Cash 5 XTRA is one of those few lotteries that draw from Mondays to Sundays, a jackpot that keeps on growing until there’s a winner, really favorable odds to win, and a multiplier that boosts your lottery winnings by up to five times! Isn’t it a great lottery to play and win! Start picking your numbers now, who knows Lady Luck decides to shine bright on you!

Playing and winning Jersey Cash 5 is all fun and highly rewarding! All you have to do is buy a Jersey Cash 5 lottery ticket, pick 5 numbers from a pool of 1 to 45 and mark it on your playslip. Or you also have the option of asking for Quick Pick (QP) that lets you have lottery numbers randomly generated by the terminal. If your selected Jersey Cash 5 numbers match the drawn numbers, you bag the winning prizes.

Adding more to your ways to win, the New Jersey Lottery provides you with the option of winning up to $500 instantly! By selecting Instant Match for an additional $1, you will automatically get the Instant Match numbers printed on your lottery ticket. If your selected numbers match any of the Instant Match numbers, you can win up to $500 instantly. Any match, Any order, you Win the NJ Lottery Prize!

Not stagnating here, the New Jersey Lottery also provides you with the Multi-Draw option, wherein you can play the numbers for up to twenty-one consecutive drawings. This set of drawings will include the current draw, and will not skip any draws in between.

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get your lottery ticket with your selected numbers. Your lottery ticket is your only receipt. Ensure to check the accuracy of the numbers and sign at the back of your ticket for authentication.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Cash 5: 5/45
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 5 Ball Lotto

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What if you could double your non-jackpot winnings? Unbelievable? Not with Jersey Cash 5! The New Jersey Lottery gives you an option of multiplying your non-jackpot winnings for an additional $1 per play! Adding XTRA to your lottery ticket will boost your Jersey Cash 5 winnings. Matching 3 or more drawn Jersey Cash 5 numbers, your non-jackpot prize will be multiplied by the XTRA multiplier.

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning New Jersey Cash 5 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of New Jersey Cash 5 Lottery

  • Monday 10:57 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Tuesday 10:57 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Wednesday 10:57 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Thursday 10:57 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Friday 10:57 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Saturday 10:57 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Sunday 10:57 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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New Jersey Cash 5 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 21 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

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Playing and winning Jersey Cash 5 XTRA is all fun and easy! Just grab a Jersey Cash 5 ticket, pick 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 45 and mark it on your playslip. Or you can also opt for Quick Pick to get your numbers randomly generated. Marking Multi-Draw will allow you to play your numbers for twenty-one consecutive draws, thereby increasing your chances to win! To make your game more exciting, the lottery gives you the option to multiply your non-jackpot winnings by marking XTRA or you can also bag a lottery prize up to $500 instantly by just selecting Instant Match! Easy to crack right? Grab your tickets now!

The Jersey Cash 5 drawings are held every night at approximately 10:57 PM. You are eligible to Purchase your Jersey Cash 5 tickets prior to 10:53 PM for the nightly drawing.

Adding XTRA to your lottery ticket for an additional $1 will boost your Jersey Cash 5 winnings. Matching 3 or more drawn Jersey Cash 5 numbers, your non-jackpot prize will be multiplied by the XTRA multiplier.

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Rules Governing Cash 5

  • The legal age of playing New Jersey Cash 5 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Cash 5 tickets in New Jersey is 10:53 pm ET on drawing days on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Cash 5 ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 365 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Cash 5 Lottery

  • Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.
  • Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 5/45
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in New Jersey
  • Game draw days and time: Every day after 10:57 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $100,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $2
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 1,221,759
  • Game add-on option: XTRA, Instant Match, Multi-Draw
  • Ticket cost: $1
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum and Annuity
  • Lottery operator: New Jersey Lottery

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