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The winner of $1,036 billion in the $2.6 billion Louisiana Lottery’s lottery in New Orleans on Sunday was the first to be awarded a prize of $100,000.
The winner was James “Lucky” Lassiter, a retired teacher who has won nearly $1 million every time the Louisiana Lotteries has been in operation since 1971.
His prize included $1.1 million for winning the Louisiana lottery in 2002 and $1 in 2008, and $10,000 for winning in the Mississippi lottery in 2006.
His wife, Lassita, won $1 per ticket, plus $500 to spend on merchandise and $50 for the prize, according to the Louisiana Department of Lottery and Gaming.
The winner was awarded the lottery prize by lottery officials who were present at the lottery.
Lassiter won $5,000 in the Michigan lottery, $5.5 million in the Indiana lottery and $4.9 million in Michigan’s largest lottery drawing ever.
He also won $4,000 at the Virginia Lottery.
He won $6,500 in the Minnesota lottery.
His prize was awarded to his wife, who also won.
Lucky Lassit was born in Los Angeles in 1947 and has been drawing lottery tickets for nearly 50 years.
His wife won the lottery twice and has won more than $2 million in jackpots, the Louisiana Times-Picayune reported.