Willie Monroe wins $830 playing Pick 3
Willie purchased his winning ticket at Kangaroo Express #3468 on North Puma Drive in Hammond. He used numbers from a relative's license plate when choosing his numbers.
About the Win
"It feels good to win! I'm going to use the money to pay the deposit for my new apartment," Willie explained.
He played one ticket as a "straight" set, which meant that his numbers had to match the numbers drawn in exact order to win $500.
He played the other ticket as a "straight/box" set, which meant that his numbers could match the numbers drawn in any order to win a prize or exact order to win $330 for a totally of $830.
Willie said he has previously won $5,000 playing Pick 4.