After Wendell Hill of West Monroe won $10 playing the Lottery's 5X Lucky scratch-off, he decided to keep playing.  Hill's lucky feeling paid off in a big way when he claimed a $15,000 top prize from the game.

Hill, age 45, purchased his winning scratch-off from Circle K #7763 on Well Road in West Monroe.  He shared that he plans to use his winnings to start a business.

5X Lucky is a $2 game that features 10 chances to win on each ticket. The game has one $15,000 top prize remaining as of Sept. 20.

Persons must be at least 21 years of age 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 security purposes, the Lottery strongly encourages players to sign the back of their tickets immediately after purchasing.