Passaic County Quick Pick Pays Big
Paterson Woman Wins $342,957 Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot
TRENTON (August 29, 2019) – Paula Castro of Paterson in Passaic County is a long-time New Jersey Lottery player. Paula and her husband often play their favorite Lottery games together, she is a big fan of the draw games while her husband prefers Scratch-Off tickets. While shopping at her local grocery store, she picked up her usual Jersey Cash 5 Quick Picks for the June 20 drawing. She opted for just three Quick Picks on a single ticket, a $3 purchase that would be worth $342,957 before the end of the night!
Later that evening Paula watched the drawing on television and saw that her numbers matched, but didn’t want to get her hopes up, as it seemed too good to be true. The following morning she went back to the retailer to check if she had won and it was there that she received the good news: She was a Jersey Cash 5 winner!
Paula was shocked and in disbelief. She hurriedly called her husband to tell him the great news as tears of joy fell down her face. Her husband was thrilled to hear the wonderful news that they had finally won big! Paula plans on saving for the future and is considering buying a new car.
Paula’s ticket was one of three winning tickets for the June 20 drawing. The three tickets split the $1,028,871 jackpot, a prize worth $342,957 each. The other tickets were purchased in Middlesex and Morris counties. The New Jersey Lottery retailer that sold the winning ticket was C-Town Supermarket, 444 20th Ave., Paterson in Passaic County.