West Monroe Resident Claims $10,000 Prize from Scratch-Off Game
Nick Elias, age 61, of West Monroe claimed a $10,000 prize at the Louisiana Lottery Corporation's Monroe office from a Cash Blowout scratch-off ticket. He purchased the winning ticket at 103 Truckstop on Highway 80 E in Calhoun.
The $10 scratch-off game Cash Blowout offers two remaining top prizes of $200,000 as of Jan. 5, the chance to win up to 20 times and over $5 million in total cash prizes. Elias said he plans to pay bills with his winnings.
Players must be at least 21 years of age 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 for help.