BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery's MONOPOLY scratch-off game, which launched in February, has seen two people win its top prize of $100,000.
Lottery officials say Larry Reeves, of Baton Rouge, purchased his winning ticket from Circle K #8062 in Baton Rouge, while Torrell Jasper, of Houma, bought his from Cajun Magic Truck Stop in Houma.
Reeves has not said how he plans to use his winnings, but Jasper says he plans to buy a new home. Jasper's luck prompted his friend, Dontrell Williams, to give the game a try. When he did, he ended up winning $1,000 on a ticket purchased at Jubilee Exxon #4624 in Houma.
The game still has three top prizes remaining.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Two brothers already facing state charges for a shooting spree that left 20 people hurt at a Mother's Day parade have been indicted on federal charges - along with seven other people allegedly connected to the casemore>>
Two brothers already facing state charges for a shooting spree that left 20 people hurt at a Mother's Day parade in 2013 have been indicted on federal charges - along with seven other people allegedly connected to the case.more>>
Gov. Bobby Jindal told lawmakers opening their annual legislative session Monday that Louisiana's biggest challenge was making sure it has enough workers to fill the jobs his administration has helped attract to the state.