Jerry Hartley Jr of Eros claimed a $10,000 prize at the Louisiana Lottery Corporation's Monroe office from the June 27 Powerball drawing.

"This is really, really exciting," said Hartley, age 39.  His ticket matched four numbers drawn plus the Powerball number to win his prize.

Hartley purchased his winning ticket at Stop And Save #1 on Highway 165 South in Monroe.

Persons must be at least 21 years old to purchase a Lottery ticket. Anyone who has a gambling problem or friends and family of anyone with a gambling problem are encouraged to call toll-free 1-877-770-7867 for help.