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Louisiana winners from Powerball drawing

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Baton Rouge, La. - Louisiana had a few winners with something to celebrate after Saturday's drawing.

Someone bought a ticket in Baton Rouge that is now worth $1 million. The ticket matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Powerball. The million dollar ticket was purchased at Matherne's Supermarket on Bluebonnet Boulevard. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus.

Two $40,000 tickets with Power Play were sold in Louisiana. One was purchased at the Shop-N-Bag in Houma, the other at the Delta Discount in Delta. The winning Power Play tickets matched four of the five white ball numbers and the Powerball. The Power Play option increased the total prize from $10,000 to $40,000.

The state also had five $10,000 tickets. Those winning tickets matched four out of five white ball numbers and the Powerball. Two of the tickets were purchased in West Monroe and Tallulah. The other three were bought in Hammond at the RaceTrac Petroleum #243 on SW Railroad Avenue; in New Orleans at the Gentilly Spur station on Gentilly Boulevard and at Lishman's City Market in Slidell on Highway 190 East.

The Louisiana Lottery advises winners to immediately sign the back of their ticket and to treat it like cash. Winners have 180 days to collect their prize. Large prizes must be claimed at a Lottery office.

The winning numbers from Saturday, May 18 drawing were 10-13-14-22-52 and the Powerball number was 11.

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