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Alexandria man claims $300,000 Lotto prize

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Posted at 9:06 AM, Dec 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-19 10:06:50-05

An Alexandria man has claimed the $300,000 Lotto jackpot won on December 14.

The Louisiana Lottery says that 69-year-old Charles Walker claimed his $213,000, after state and federal taxes, on Monday at lottery headquarters.

Walker matched all six numbers in the December 14 drawing. Those numbers 01-10-15-32-34-39.

According to the Louisiana Lottery, Walker says he has no plans to treat himself with the winnings, but does plan to make donations to his church and share with family and friends.

The winning ticket was sold at Wilmore's Food Mart on MacArthur Drive in Alexandria. The store received a one-time, $3,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.