10/13/2009 - 4:27 PM
Lafayette Woman Claims $694,000 Lotto Jackpot Rita Thibodeaux of Lafayette was the sole winner of the $694,398 Lotto jackpot from the Sept. 30 drawing.
Thibodeaux purchased her winning ticket from Corner Stop #1 on Decon Road in Youngsville. The retailer will receive a one-time bonus of $6,943 or one percent of the jackpot prize, for selling Thibodeaux her winning ticket.
Thibodeaux, age 66, received $486,079 after state and federal taxes were withheld.
The winning numbers for the Sept. 30 Lotto drawing were 04-14-21-22-29-36.
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.