9/14/2009 - 9:39 AM
Winnfield Resident has "Hot Hand" Playing $2 Scratch-off
|Joe E. Jackson of Winnfield, with his friend William Hall, has a reason to smile after claiming a $21,000 top prize from a "Hot Hand" scratch-off ticket at the Lottery's Alexandria regional office.
Joe E. Jackson definitely felt like he had the lucky hand after he scratched his $2 Hot Hand scratch-off ticket and realized he beat the "dealer's hand" to win one of the game's $21,000 top prizes.
"I really like the card games," explained the 56-year-old Winnfield resident. "I started playing this game when it came out and I will continue playing it!"
Jackson purchased his winning scratch-off from Tony's Food Mart on S. Jones Street in Winnfield, and he said he plans to use his winnings to purchase a vehicle.
Hot Hand is a $2 scratch-off game that offers players the chance to win up to $21,000. With up to 10 chances to win on each ticket, the game has three remaining top prizes as of Sept. 8.
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.