A Louisiana woman won big in the Louisiana Lottery Lotto drawing a couple of weeks back and officials have confirmed that she has claimed her prize.

On Thursday, April 4, 2024, Louisiana Lottery officials confirmed that the $825,000 Lotto jackpot from the March 20, 2024, drawing was claimed on March 28, 2024, by Frances Richardson of Simsboro, Louisiana.

According to officials, Richardson received a cool $717,500 after state and federal withholdings.

The single winning ticket was purchased at Shop-A-Lot #17 on Cut Off Road in Coushatta, Louisiana.

The store received a 1% bonus for selling the ticket. That amount came out to $8,250.

Another $1 Million Winner

On Saturday, March 30, 2024, a $1 million winning Powerball ticket was sold in Alexandria, Louisiana at Albertson's #3215 at 2265 S. Macarthur Drive.

The identity of the winning individual has not been made public so far.

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USA Mega via YouTube

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Lottery fever is high right now as the Powerball jackpot is getting to near-record levels.

The estimated jackpot for the Saturday, April 6, 2024, drawing is a whopping $1.23 billion. The cash value would be around $595.1 million.

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