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How to Play Jersey Cash 5

Learn how to play New Jersey's favorite lottery game on Jackpocket.

With a daily chance at some serious cash, every day could be your lucky day with Jersey Cash 5. The XTRA prize multipliers and straightforward gameplay makes Jersey Cash 5 a Jackpocket favorite. How many numbers do you need to win Cash 5?

Here’s everything you need to know to start playing—and (fingers-crossed) winning Jersey Cash 5. And when you're ready? Get your Jersey Cash 5 ticket right on the Jackpocket lottery app.

In a Nutshell

Jersey Cash 5 is a daily lottery game played and won in New Jersey.

Cost: $1.00 per play

Jackpot: Rolling jackpots start at $100,000. 

Top prize winners on Jackpocket: 16

Drawings: Every night at approximately 10:57 pm.

Overall odds of winning any prize: 1:11 (with XTRA)

Biggest Jersey Cash 5 jackpot in history$2,407,446 won on Feb 19, 2024

How to Play Cash 5 

Pick five numbers between one through 45. Try your lucky ones or use Quick Pick on the Jackpocket app for randomly generated numbers. How many numbers do you need to win Cash 5? To win the top prize, match five of five numbers.

What is XTRA?

XTRA is the random multiplier that you can add to your Jersey Cash 5 ticket for just $1 per play. You could multiply your non-jackpot prize by 2, 3, 4, or 5 times! XTRA also unlocks an extra prize level for matching 2 numbers, bumping your odds of winning any prize from 1:153 to 1:11. 

Jersey Cash 5 Prizes & Odds

There are 4 ways to win a prize in Jersey Cash 5 ranging from $2 (if you play with XTRA) up to the jackpot.

For tickets without XTRA, you need to match at least 3 numbers to win a prize. Match 3 numbers for $15, 4 numbers for $500, and 5 numbers to hit the jackpot.

For tickets with XTRA, match just two numbers and you'll win a $2 prize! Our chart spells out what to expect for Jersey Cash 5 payouts

Jersey Cash 5 XTRA
Match Odds Prizes X2 X3 X4 X5
5 numbers 1 in 1,221,759 Jackpot* - - - -
4 numbers 1 in 6,109 $500* $1,000* $1,500* $2,000* $2,500*
3 numbers 1 in 157 15* $30* $45* $60* $75*
2 numbers 1 in 22 - $2* $2* $2* $2*
Overall Jersey Cash 5 Odds: 1:153 Overall Odds with XTRA: 1:11

Has Jackpocket ever had a Jersey Cash 5 grand prize winner?

Jackpocket users have won a whopping 22 top prizes in Jersey Cash 5 since we launched in New Jersey in 2019. The biggest win was $1,754,700 in 2024. 

How do you claim a Jersey Cash 5 prize?

Jersey Cash 5 drawings are held every night at approximately 10:57 pm. If you’re a Jackpocket player, you get automatically notified by email after the drawing if you win.

For prizes $599.50 and under (the redemption threshold amount in New Jersey), Jackpocket instantly credits your account for the full amount.

If you win $599.50 or more, we arrange to have the ticket securely transferred to you so that you can claim your prize from the NJ state lottery.

If you bought your Jersey Cash 5 ticket in person from a brick-and-mortar retailer, check the NJ state lottery website for more information on how to claim your prize from a retailer or via a claim form with the New Jersey Lottery.

Play Jersey Cash 5 Online

Did you forget to pick up your Jersey Cash 5 ticket at the store? No problem! Jersey Cash 5 is available online with Jackpocket. Choose the Quick Pick option and have the computer randomly select for you, or use your lucky numbers. You can even add XTRA to your ticket, just like in the store.

How to WIN Jersey Cash 5

Winning New Jersey Cash 5 is the luck of the draw. There is no guarantee your lucky numbers or numerology chart will be the winning numbers. But you can still add to your fun by sprinkling in some variety!

Remember: You need three numbers to match without XTRA or two numbers with XTRA to win a prize. You could play a range of numbers with each ticket ordered. If you are not playing Quick Pick, you can choose the numbers played and avoid duplicates among your tickets. (And on Jackpocket, you can review your Quick Pick numbers before you confirm your order.)

Play Jersey Cash 5 on Jackpocket

Feeling like a soon-to-be Jersey Cash 5 champ? Head over to the Jackpocket app (now available in the Google Play store) to join the next Jersey Cash 5 drawing. Or check out other games to enjoy using Jackpocket!

Good luck!

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