Powerball Jackpot winning ticket sold in Lafayette
Posted on 3/26/2018 12:41:00 PM.
For the second time in five months, a winning Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in Louisiana. The 55-million-dollar winning ticket from Saturday’s drawing was sold at Tigers Touch Down 2 in Lafayette. Louisiana Lottery spokesperson Kimberly Chopin says Louisiana Powerball players are on a hot streak, but the Bayou State hasn’t had that many winners over the last 23 years 
"We joined Powerball back in 1995 and since then we've chalked up 17 Powerball jackpot winners," Chopin said. 
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Millions of dollars go unclaimed in Louisiana Lottery winnings
Posted on 2/23/2018 4:06:00 AM.
There are some big Louisiana Lottery winners that haven’t claimed their prizes, which are in some cases at least 50-thousand-dollars. Lottery spokesperson Kim Chopin says they are seeking a winner who matched four of the five white ball numbers on September 2nd. Their ticket is about to expire.
"It was sold for the September 2nd drawing at RaceTrack on Gause Blvd. in Slidell and it expires March 1st."
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Gonzales grandmother surprised to learn she wins a half million dollar Lotto jackpot
Posted on 2/12/2018 11:41:00 AM.
An 83-year-old grandmother is the first Lotto jackpot winner for the year. Josephine Prendergast of Gonzales held the lone winning ticket. Spokesperson Kim Chopin says Prendergast was thrilled that she won what she thought was only 600-dollars. She was quite surprised when she found out after her granddaughter took her to the lottery office she won 525-thousand-dollars.
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Someone in Eunice bought a $191 million Powerball ticket
Posted on 10/26/2017 11:21:00 AM.

A $191 million Powerball jackpot ticket was sold last night at a gas station in Eunice. Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Kim Chopin says the last time the Bayou State saw a jackpot winner was in May of 2013. She says back in 2008, a player won the second largest jackpot of $97 million Powerball jackpot.

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Powerball jackpot second largest ever at $700 million
Posted on 8/23/2017 4:59:00 AM.

People all over Louisiana are rushing to get a Powerball ticket as tonight’s jackpot has reached $700-million, with a cash value of $443 million. Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Kim Chopin says they’ve had sales in the Bayou State over 20-million dollars just for this run.

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Flood victim wins $1 million in Powerball
Posted on 10/13/2016 6:49:00 PM.

An East Baton Rouge Parish flood victim has won $1 million from the Powerball. Louisiana Lottery spokesperson Kim Chopin says when they heard a man in Central won the prize, they hoped it was someone who needed it. She says they were thrilled to learn 72-year-old James Lapeze was the winner.

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Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot reaches $390 million; 4th largest in game's history
Posted on 6/28/2016 11:57:00 AM.

Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot has shot up to whopping $390-million. Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Kimberly Chopin says this jackpot has been rolling since March and is the fourth highest Mega Millions jackpot ever. She says it’s been two years since we’ve seen Mega Millions reach this level.

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Louisiana Lottery revenue up for 5th year in a row
Posted on 8/13/2015 11:59:00 AM.

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation’s revenue is up for the 5th consecutive year as it ended its 2015 fiscal year with 453 million dollars in revenue which is more than 3 million dollars from the prior year. Lottery Spokesperson Kim Chopin says they’re excited about this progress because it benefits the state.

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Saturday's Powerball Jackpot is the 10th largest in the game's history
Posted on 2/13/2014 3:24:00 PM.
The Powerball jackpot for Saturday night's drawing is up to 330-million dollars. Louisiana Lottery spokesperson Kim Chopin says no one has  picked all six numbers of the multi-state lottery game this year, which has resulted in one of the largest jackpots in the game's history.
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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million dollars
Posted on 12/16/2013 3:53:00 PM.
The jackpot for tonight's Mega Millions drawing is approaching 600-million dollars and it can surpass that number before the drawing takes place at 10 PM on Tuesday. Currently, the jackpot is at $586 million. The cash value of the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot is now $316.5 million.
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