Lisa Callegan of Houma, joined by her friend Robert Champagne, claims a $14,000 top prize from a “Black Cherry Doubler” scratch-off at the Lottery’s New Orleans office.
Lisa Callegan of Houma was pleasantly surprised when she chose to play a Black Cherry Doubler scratch-off from the Louisiana Lottery and won a $14,000 top prize.
Callegan, age 50, said that she chose Black Cherry Doubler because she had never played the game before. She shared that her choice stemmed from her philosophy "you have to play to win!"
Callegan purchased her top-prize winning ticket at Sai Fuel, LLC on St. Charles Street in Houma. She plans to use her winnings to pay-off her car and share with others.
Black Cherry Doubler is a $2 game that features the chance to win up to 10 times on each ticket. The game has one $14,000 top prize remaining as of June 25.
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.