3/15/2013 - 8:38 AM
Breaux Bridge Woman Claims Lotto Jackpot Prize from February
Rose Taylor visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge on Wednesday to claim the $791,402 jackpot prize from the Feb. 6 Lotto drawing.
The 64-year-old Breaux Bridge resident's Quick Pick ticket matched all six numbers in the Lotto drawing. Taylor received $553,981 after federal and state taxes were withheld.
She purchased her ticket at Little Capitol of Louisiana in Breaux Bridge. The store will receive a selling bonus of $7,914.02, which is one percent of the prize.
Ticket purchasers must be at least 21 years of age. Draw-style game tickets must be claimed within 180 days of the drawing. Anyone who may have a gambling problem or friends and family of anyone with a gambling problem should 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. More information about other Lotto winners can be found in the "Meet Our Winners" section of the Lottery's website, www.louisianalottery.com.