Early Valentine's Day Gift is Top Prize Winning Wild Hearts Scratch-off for Shreveport Woman
Jean Goodwin's boyfriend got into the Valentine's Day spirit a little early when he bought her a $14,000 top-prize winning Wild Hearts scratch-off, which she claimed at the Louisiana Lottery's Shreveport office.
"He said he bought the ticket because it has hearts on it for love," said Goodwin, age 41. "It feels awesome to win!"
Goodwin, a Shreveport resident, said she plans to buy a car with her winnings. Her winning ticket was purchased at Circle K #8178 on Jefferson-Paige in Shreveport.
Wild Hearts is a $2 scratch-off game that offers players the chance to win up to $14,000. With up to 10 chances to win on each ticket, the game has two remaining top prizes as of Jan. 20.
Players must be at least 21 years old 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.
For security purposes, the Lottery also encourages players to sign the back of their tickets immediately after purchasing.