Evan Bauer of Slidell knows how it feels to be right on the numbers and on the money, he was just warming up when he matched five of the six Lotto numbers in the July 4 drawing to win a $1,842 Louisiana Lottery prize. That win was like a forecast of what would happen at the next Lotto drawing wherein he matched absolutely all six numbers all six numbers to win the $1,716,696 jackpot.
“Pick your numbers and stick to them,” the 29-year-old shared when he claimed his prize. “Eventually it will pay off!”
RaceTrac Petroleum #380 on Gause Boulevard in Slidell sold Bauer his winning ticket and will receive a bonus of $17,167, which is 1 percent of the prize, for the sale. The winning numbers for the July 7 Lotto drawing were 03-06-09-10-14-25.
Bauer, a true believer that consistence really pays off is also very careful and strategic when it comes to money. He will be planning to put his money into savings while he thinks carefully who he will be using his newfound wealth. After federal and state taxes were deducted Bauer received a total of $1,201,687.
Hospital Technician Wins $30,000 Taxes Paid
Alvin Moore is a hospital sterile technician from Columbus and he has just come face to face with lady luck, such a chance meeting occurred when he was playing the instant game $3,000,000 Taxes Paid.
“I just decided to play,” the father of two boys said. “I purchased one ticket.”
Jeff’s Fine Foods #0002, located at 2103 S. Lumpkin Road in Columbus, sold the winning ticket.
“I scratched it in the store and was like ‘Wait a minute,’ ” Moore recalled. “I showed the ticket to the clerk and a police officer who was nearby.” Lottery checker
Winning the prize was an experience that took the winner’s breath and words away.
“I still can’t believe it now,” Moore said. “I told my mom, and she congratulated me.”
Moore said that he and his wife, Vonetta are planning to pay off some pending bills with this lucky money.