Prize-winning Take 5 lottery ticket sold in Ridgewood

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A top prize-winning lottery ticket for the Sept. 12 Take 5 drawing worth over $17,000 was sold in Ridgewood, according to the New York Lottery.

The winning ticket worth $17,715.00 was sold at Develop Gas Corp., located at 6520 Cooper Ave. in Ridgewood.

Take 5 players with midday and evening draws on the same ticket must check their numbers at nylottery.ny.gov to determine if they have the winning numbers for the corresponding midday or evening draw.

Take 5 numbers are drawn from a field of one through 39, televised twice daily at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

A prizewinner has up to a year from the date of the drawing to claim the money.

The New York Lottery is North America’s largest and most profitable lottery, with $3.59 billion in the fiscal year 2020-21 going to support education in the state.

New Yorkers struggling with a gambling addiction, or who know someone who is, can find help by calling the state’s toll-free, confidential HOPEline at 877-8-HOPENY (877-846-7369) or by texting HOPENY (467369). Standard text rates may apply.