New Jersey Cash 5 FAQs

Here you can find out everything you need to know about New Jersey Cash 5. Once you've found the answers to common questions like 'How often are New Jersey Cash 5 draws?' and 'What is the starting jackpot?' you can enter a draw!

Question: When does the New Jersey Cash 5 draw take place?

Answer: New Jersey Cash 5 draws take place seven days a week at approximately 7:57pm Eastern Time.

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Question: What time do New Jersey Cash 5 ticket sales close?

Answer: Ticket sales close at 7.53pm Eastern Time. Tickets purchased after this point will be valid for the following day’s draw.

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Question: How can I win a New Jersey Cash 5 prize?

Answer: You can win a prize by matching three main numbers, but you’ll need to match all five in order to scoop the jackpot. Players adding Xtra to their ticket could win up to five times the value of any non-jackpot prize; they can also win $2 by matching just two numbers.

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Question: I don’t live in New Jersey , can I play New Jersey Cash 5?

Answer: Non-New Jersey residents can take part in New Jersey Cash 5 through a lottery concierge service. You will be sent a scan of your ticket and any winnings will be transferred directly into your online account following the draw.

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Question: Do New Jersey Cash 5 prizes expire?

Answer: Yes. New Jersey Cash 5 prizes must be claimed within one year of the draw date.

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Question: How old do you have to be to play New Jersey Cash 5?

Answer: New Jersey Cash 5 players must be over the age of 18.

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Question: Will I pay tax on my New Jersey Cash 5 winnings?

Answer: New Jersey Cash 5 prizes in excess of $5,000 will be subject to federal withholding tax, while prizes in excess of $10,000 will also be subject to gross income tax, both at the prevailing federal tax rate.

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Question: What are my chances of winning a New Jersey Cash 5 prize?

Answer: The odds of winning the New Jersey Cash 5 jackpot stand at 1 in 962,598, while the overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 133. The odds of winning a prize when playing Xtra are 1 in 11. For more information, visit the New Jersey Cash 5 Prizes page.

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Question: Does New Jersey Cash 5 have a minimum guaranteed jackpot?

Answer: The New Jersey Cash 5 jackpot starts at an estimated $75,000, however, this total is determined by ticket sales.

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Question: How much does it cost to buy a New Jersey Cash 5 ticket?

Answer: New Jersey Cash 5 tickets cost $1. There is an additional charge of $1 if you opt to play Xtra.

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Question: When is the next New Jersey Cash 5 draw?

Answer: The next New Jersey Cash 5 takes place tonight at 7:57pm Eastern Time.

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Question: What does the New Jersey Cash 5 jackpot currently stand at?

Answer: The New Jersey Cash 5 jackpot currently stands at $0.

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