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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. 

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: $2.094 million won on May 26, 2023

How to Play Jersey Cash 5

Pick five (5) numbers between 1-45. Try your lucky ones or use Quick Pick on the Jackpocket app for randomly-generated numbers. To win top prize, match 5 of 5 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 2 numbers and you'll win a $2 prize!

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 16 top prizes in Jersey Cash 5 since we launched in New Jersey in 2019. The biggest win was $965,315 in 2021. 

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 on Jackpocket

Feeling like a soon-to-be Jersey Cash 5 champ? Head over to the Jackpocket app to join the next Jersey Cash 5 drawing and good luck!

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