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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Changes made to Mega Millions to increase jackpot sizes
Posted on 10/30/2017 1:43:00 AM.

Changes have been made to Mega Millions. It will result in larger multi-state jackpot prizes, but the price of a ticket has increased from one to two dollars.

Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Kimberly Chopin says the higher ticket price will mean the starting jackpot starts at $40 million, instead of $15 million.
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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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Powerball jackpot climbs to $535 million
Posted on 8/18/2017 11:38:00 AM.

The Powerball jackpot is up to $535 million since no one matched all the numbers in the drawing Wednesday night. Louisiana Lottery spokesperson Dustin Annison says this is the fifth largest jackpot in the history of the game.
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Louisiana Lottery reports third best year ever
Posted on 8/10/2017 4:41:00 AM.

Despite a slight decrease in revenue, the Louisiana Lottery reported its third best year ever. Lottery spokesperson Dustin Annison says the corporation brought in nearly $455 million in revenue for the 2017 fiscal year.
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Powerball jackpot soars to $403 million
Posted on 2/22/2017 4:03:00 AM.

Tonight’s Powerball jackpot has reached a whopping $403 million, with a cash value of $244 million. Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Kimberly Chopin says this is the 10th largest Powerball jackpot ever. She says this drawing is the 19th in the current run.
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Powerball jackpot reaches $403 million
Posted on 11/25/2016 11:27:00 AM.

This Saturday’s Powerball jackpot drawing has jumped to a whopping 403 million dollars. Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Kim Chopin says this is the 9th largest jackpot in Powerball history.
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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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Powerball jackpot reaches $422 million
Posted on 7/27/2016 3:26:00 AM.

Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot is a whopping $422-million. Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Kim Chopin says this jackpot has been growing since May 7th when it was last hit at 430 million dollars, which was the 5th largest Powerball jackpot.
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