More than 205,000 Louisiana Lottery players won cash prizes during the historic $1.5 billion Mega Millions drawing on Oct. 23, including nine $10,000 match-4 + MB winners, for a total of more than $1.1 million in prize money, including more than $387,000 won by purchasing Megaplier.
The $10,000 winning tickets in Louisiana were purchased at the following locations:
ALBANY – Big River Food & Fuel #12 at 28520 Highway 43
BATON ROUGE – Romero’s Food Mart at 13921 Joor Road
BATON ROUGE – Circle K #9722 at 9320 Burbank Drive
BELLE CHASSE – Express Food & Fuel at 14715 Highway 23
HAMMOND – Quick Way #5 at 14633 West University Avenue
HARAHAN – Sav N Time at 6901 Jefferson Highway
KENNER – Winn Dixie Store #1412 at 2104 Williams Boulevard
METAIRIE – Circle K #2707671 at 3140 Veterans Boulevard
SAINT FRANCISVILLE – Jett’s Food Mart #4 at 6803 U.S. Highway 61
One ticket sold in South Carolina won the jackpot, which was the second largest in U.S. history and the largest ever won by a single winning ticket. The winning numbers were 05-28-62-65-70 and the Mega Ball number was 05.
Players should sign the back of their ticket immediately after purchasing for security purposes and treat their tickets like cash. After the drawing, winners have 180 days to claim their prizes. Louisiana Lottery retailers are required to pay prizes of $50 or less and are strongly encouraged to pay prizes of up to $600. Prizes of more than $600 must be claimed at a Lottery office.