Check your numbers! According to the Associated Press and Lottery officials, someone who purchased a lotto ticket in Minden is $700,000 richer today. At presstime, no other details were available about who purchased the winning Louisiana Lotto ticket or from which store. The winning Easy 5 ticket was purchased in Gretna.
The Louisiana Lotto jackpot was $700,000. The winning numbers were 1, 10, 12, 13, 22 and 40. The Louisiana Lottery Corporation said 17 Lotto tickets had five of the six numbers drawn. Each of those is worth $1,982.
The winning numbers for the $140,000 Easy 5 prize were 1, 5, 7, 27 and 32.
There was no winner in the multistate Powerball drawing. The Powerball prize increases to an estimated $71 million, the Lotto jackpot will an estimated $250,000 and the Easy 5 jackpot will be $50,000.