Posted: Aug 25, 2010 4:33 PM by Melissa Canone
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 72-year-old New Orleans man has
claimed the $990,648 Louisiana Lotto jackpot from Saturday's
Louisiana Lottery officials said Wednesday that Donald Meilleur
(mill-YARE) had the sole, winning ticket for the prize. On Monday,
he received $693,453 after state and federal taxes were withheld.
The winning numbers for tbreAug. 21 game were: 1, 7, 19, 22, 33
Meilleur bought the ticket from Spur General Meyer in New
Orleans. The retailer will get a one-time bonus of $9,906, or 1
percent of the prize, for selling the ticket.
Meilleur did not say what he plans to do with the money.