Texas Man Happy to Return to Louisiana to Claim Match-5 Powerball Prize
A week-long trip to Louisiana paid off in big way for Rily Broussard Jr., but it wasn't until he returned home that he checked his Powerball ticket from the June 13 drawing to find he had won $200,000.
"It was well worth the trip back to Louisiana," explained 58-year-old resident of Port Arthur, Texas, who claimed his prize at the Lottery's Lafayette office on June 15. He plans to use his winnings to pay bills.
Broussard purchased his winning ticket at Tobacco Plus #20 on West Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles. The store received a $2,000 bonus for selling Broussard his winning ticket.
Broussard's ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers drawn. The winning numbers for the June 13 Powerball drawing were 13-16-20-35-41 and the Powerball number was 06.
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.