Winning Take-5 ticket worth over $29K sold in Ridgewood

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A winning lottery ticket worth nearly $30,000 was purchased at 99 cents store in Ridgewood earlier this week.

The Take-5 ticket, worth $29,250, was purchased at Yong He 99 Cents, located at 68-02 Fresh Pond Rd., according to the New York Lottery. The winning numbers were selected during the Monday, Sept. 14, Take-5 drawing.

A lottery player in White Plains, New York selected the same winning numbers on Monday, also winning a cash prize worth $29,250.

Take-5 numbers, drawn from a field of one to 39, are drawn every night at 11:21 p.m. Winning players have up to one year from the date of the drawing to claim their prize.

Queens has had the hot hand while playing the Take-5 game over the past several weeks.

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, a Corona deli sold a lottery ticket worth over $30,000.

A lottery ticket worth over $63,000 was purchased in College Point and was selected as the winning ticket for the Sept. 3 Take-5 drawing.  Just a few days earlier, a winning ticket worth over $31,000 was purchased at a Richmond Hill deli and selected for the Aug. 29 drawing.