Four Cash 5 jackpot wins and an expiring Quinto prize should give the region’s lottery players extra incentive to check their tickets.
Here’s a rundown, with the biggest ones first.
$1.3 million won in Reading. One ticket matched all the numbers drawn last Friday, Jan. 31, in the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Cash 5 game. The winning numbers were 8, 22, 24, 34 and 36. The ticket was purchased at the Citgo Mart at 245 Buttonwood St.
$500,000 won in Bucks County. A ticket bought in Bensalem hit the jackpot in the Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 drawing for Wednesday, Feb. 5. It matched all the numbers drawn: 2, 3, 11, 21 and 26. It was old at the 7-Eleven at 3627 Hulmeville Rd.
$228,935 won in Vineland. Two New Jersey Lottery Cash 5 tickets matched all the numbers drawn on Saturday, Feb. 1 -- 24, 27, 33, 36 and 40. They’ll split the jackpot worth $459,870. The Cumberland County one was sold at Todd’s News Agency No. 2, 235 S. Delsea Drive. The other on was sold in North Jersey, at Shopper’s Express, 62 W. Church St., Bergenfield, Bergen County.
$190,757 won in Gloucester County. Two Cash 5 tickets matched all the numbers drawn Wednesday, Feb. 5. They were 9, 31, 35, 36 and 39. The South Jersey ticket was bought at the Tobacco Cigar Outlet, 1395 Route 41 and Hurfville Rd. in Deptford. The other was purchased in Bergen County at the Chestnut Ridge Exxon, 142 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Montvale.
Expiring $50,000 Quinto was bought in Delaware County. The prize must be claimed by Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, because it was bought on Feb. 19 last year. The ticket matched all the numbers drawn: 7-6-2-2-7. It was purchased at the Brookhaven Market, 3504 Edgemont Ave., in Brookhaven.
For more on lotteries, go to Philly.com’s lottery page, or the websites of the Pennsylvania Lottery or the New Jersey Lottery.
Contact staff writer Peter Mucha at 215-854-4342 or firstname.lastname@example.org.