Mark Your Calendars for the $1,000,000 Spectacular Live Drawing
On April 4, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation began its countdown to naming another Lottery millionaire. Five finalists were selected randomly from more than 250,000 entries for the $1,000,000 Spectacular Second-Chance Drawing to occur during intermission at the free Live After Five concert in downtown Baton Rouge on April 27.
The finalists are: Valrie Blalock of St. Augustine, Fla.; Wyatt James Newton of Blountstown, Fla.; Shelia M. Bernard-Charles of Lafayette; Joseph Miller of Lake Charles; and Kelly Danna of Independence.
Lottery players had from May 9, 2005 until April 2, 2007 to send in nonwinning $1,000,000 Spectacular scratch-off tickets for a chance to win the $1 million dollar top prize.
Hosted by E! Entertainment red carpet interviewer and popular game show host Todd Newton, the drawing will occur April 27 at 6:30 p.m. during the Live After Five concert, featuring the band After 8, in Galvez Plaza in downtown Baton Rouge.
During the drawing , one finalist will win $1 million prize and each of the other four finalists will win $5,000. The $1 million prize is an annuity payable in 20 annual installments of $50,000. The winner also has the option of choosing a single cash payment of $670,000. All prizes are subject to required withholdings.
The Lottery reminds those who enjoy its games to do so responsibly and that help for problem gambling is available by calling the toll-free helpline 1-877-770-7867.
Live After Five is the premier downtown social concert series, featuring the hippest and hottest bands, held every Friday afternoon during the spring and fall. For more information about Live After Five, visit the Live After Five link below.