Lebeau Resident Claims Final Top Prize on Ruby Red 7s Scratch-Off
Christi Bush of Lebeau claimed the final $77,777 top prize from a Ruby Red 7's scratch-off ticket at the Louisiana Lottery Corporation's Lafayette office.
"This is unbelievable!" exclaimed Bush, who scratched the ticket the Friday before Mother's Day. "It is such a great present." She said she told her daughter, Jasmine, to hold the ticket for her until they could make it to the Lafayette office to redeem it.
Bush, age 40, purchased her winning ticket at Allen Food Mart on North 15th Street in Port Allen.
All top prizes have been claimed for Ruby Red 7's, therefore the Lottery has closed the $5 scratch-off game as of May 14. In accordance with Louisiana Lottery Corporation policy, players have until Sept. 12, 2007, 90 days from the official close of the game, to claim any prizes from the game.
Players must be at least 21 to purchase a Lottery ticket. The Lottery encourages anyone who has a gambling problem or friends and family of anyone with a gambling problem to call toll-free 1-877-770-7867.