New Orleans Resident Claims the $1,050,000 Lotto Jackpot from the July 5 drawing
Charles Canada of New Orleans was the sole winner of the $1,050,000 Lotto jackpot from the July 5 drawing. His win marks the second Lotto jackpot over $1 million won thus far in 2008.
He purchased his winning ticket at the Cleary Shell on Cleary Avenue in Metairie. Cleary Shell will receive a one-time bonus of $10,500, or one percent of the jackpot prize, for selling Canada his winning ticket.
Canada, age 39, received $744,000 after state and federal taxes were withheld.
The winning numbers for the July 5 Lotto drawing were 3-5-14-21-27-38. Ticket purchasers must be at least 21 years of age. The Lottery encourages anyone who may have a gambling problem or friends and family of anyone with a gambling problem to call toll free 1-877-770-7867 for help.