Pradeep Patel of Farmerville claimed an $11,000 top prize at the Louisiana Lottery Corporation's Monroe office from a Red Hot Dice scratch-off ticket.

Patel, age 40, said he plans to save his winnings.  He purchased his winning ticket at J & K Grocery on S. Main Street in Farmerville.

Red Hot Dice is a $2 game that offers the chance to win up to 10 times.  It has one remaining top prize as of Aug. 6.

Lottery ticket purchasers must be at least 21 years of age.