Betty Cooley wins $100,000 playing Powerball
"I couldn't believe it!" Winner Betty Cooley recalled, "This was the first time I've ever played!" The Lafayette resident bought a Powerball ticket on a whim for her birthday, playing the dates of her late husbands birthday and won $100,000! Betty purchased her ticket at Smoke Shop in Lake Charles and already has plans for her winnings. "I'm going to buy my son a vehicle...He really needs one!" the winner said.