Bush Resident Claims Easy 5 Jackpot
Ronald E. Wiggins of Bush claimed the $138,397 Easy 5 jackpot from the Oct. 17 drawing at Louisiana Lottery Corporation's New Orleans office.
Wiggins, age 56, purchased his winning ticket at Collins Boulevard Spur in Covington. The store will receive a one-time selling bonus of $1,383 or one percent of the jackpot.
The winning numbers for the Oct. 17 Easy 5 drawing were 18-23-26-29-30. Wiggins' ticket was a "quick pick," meaning the Lottery's terminal randomly selected his numbers.
Easy 5 drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday. Players can win a prize by matching as few as two numbers. For a limited time and for an additional $1, players can add ezmatch to their Easy 5 ticket for the chance to win up to $250 instantly.
Players must be at least 21 years old to purchase a Lottery ticket. Anyone who has a gambling problem or friends and family of anyone with a gambling problem are encouraged to call toll-free 1-877-770-7867 for help.