Melissa Hall of Shreveport claims a $17,000 top prize from a Pot of Gold scratch-off at the Lottery’s Shreveport regional office.
Melissa Hall of Shreveport was ecstatic when the Pot of Gold scratch-off her husband purchased for her turned out to be a $17,000 top-prize winner.
The 44-year-old shared that while she has no big plans for her winnings, she does intend to treat herself to a new camera.
Hall's top-prize winning ticket was purchased at Kangaroo Express #3770 on Barksdale Boulevard in Bossier City.
Pot of Gold is a $2 scratch-off game that offers the chance to win up to 10 times on each ticket. There is one remaining top prize available as of April 25.
Persons must be at least 21 years of age to purchase a Lottery ticket. Anyone who has a gambling problem or friends and family of anyone with a gambling problem are encouraged to call toll-free 1-877-770-7867. For security purposes, the Lottery strongly encourages players to sign the back of their ticket immediately after purchasing.