Houma Woman Claims $10,000 Powerball Prize
Leah Boudreaux of Houma had a reason to smile after she claimed a $10,000 Powerball prize at the Lottery's New Orleans office.
"I'm just so happy that I won," shared Boudreaux. "I will put it to good use."
Boudreaux's ticket matched four of the five white ball numbers drawn and the red Powerball number to win $10,000. The winning numbers for the June 5 Powerball drawing were 18-34-40-48-59 and the Powerball number was 25.
Boudreaux, age 52, purchased her winning ticket from Nocko's Inc. on Grand Caillou Road in Houma. She plans to use her winnings to pay bills.
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.
For security purposes, the Lottery strongly encourages players to sign the back of their tickets immediately after purchasing.