Louisiana Lottery in the news
March’s draw-style game winnings included two Lotto jackpots totaling $975,000, one Easy 5 jackpot worth $143,702, one “match-5” Powerball prize of $200,000 and seven Powerball prizes of $10,000 each. Pick 3 prizes totaled $1,680,590 and Pick 4 prizes totaled $1,143,800.
Easy 5 prizes totaled $315,076 with an additional $229,169 won in ezmatch prizes. For an additional $1, players can add ezmatch to their Easy 5 ticket for the chance to win up to $250 instantly.
Louisiana Lottery, The Louisiana Lottery paid out more than $6.6 million in January from draw-style games, while players buying scratch-off tickets collected $6.1 million, lottery officials said today.
The lottery payout in January was down from the $14.1 million in December and the $14.4 million in January 2009.
The Lottery allocates at least 50 percent of sales to fund prizes, while at least 35 percent of sales are transferred to the state treasury to fund the state’s public education. Retailers are paid at least 5 percent in commission, and the Lottery retains less than 10 percent of sales to operate.
Louisiana Lottery numbers from Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
(nine, eight, eight)
(nine, seven, five, zero)