New Orleans Man Claims $375,000 Lotto Jackpot
Norwood Albert of New Orleans was the sole winner of the $375,000 Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 11 drawing.
Albert purchased his winning ticket from Tchoup Stop on Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans. The retailer will receive a one-time selling bonus of $3,750, or 1 percent of the jackpot prize, for selling Albert his winning ticket.
Albert, age 48, received $262,500 after state and federal taxes were withheld.The winning numbers for the Dec. 11 Lotto drawing were 04-06-07-13-14-31.
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.