Chalmette Man Claims $525,000 Lotto Jackpot
Joseph Long stepped forward Wednesday to claim the $525,000 Lotto jackpot from the May 28 drawing. The 64-year-old Chalmette resident’s winning Quick Pick ticket matched all six numbers to win the $525,000 prize. His winning numbers were 08-15-16-26-27-32.He received $367,500 after state and federal tax withholdings. The winning ticket was sold at Super Discount Store on Paris Road in Chalmette. The store will receive a selling bonus of $5,250, which is 1 percent of the prize.Lottery 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 on the Lottery’s website, www.louisianalottery.com.