Breaux Bridge Man Wins $200k on Louisiana Lottery Scratch-Off Ticket Purchased on His Lunch Break
A Breaux Bridge man is $200,000 richer after picking up a few scratch-off tickets during his lunch break.
James Faulk is a Lafayette native who says he was shocked when he scratched off a winning Diamond 10's ticket from a local gas station in Breaux Bridge.
Faulk bought his tickets from the Murphy (#7509) gas station in Breaux Bridge—and while the first ticket he bought was a dud, the second ticket scored him a cool $200k.
According to the Louisiana Lottery website, the Diamond 10's scratch-off ticket costs $10 and the goal is to match any of your numbers to any of the winning numbers to win the prize shown.
WIN UP TO $200,000!
Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to any of the WINNING NUMBERS, win prize shown for that number. Reveal a (MONEYBAG) symbol, win DOUBLE the prize shown! Reveal a (MONEYSTACK) symbol, win TRIPLE the prize shown!
WIN UP TO 20 TIMES!
As far as the odds go, Faulk had a 1 in 391,365 chance to win the grand prize.
Faulk says he plans to divide his winnings between family, savings, and a new home that he was already in the process of financing.
We were in the process of financing a house, but now we don’t have to! I’m happy about our new home.
Congrats to the Faulk family and if you needed a sign to buy that Louisiana Lottery ticket today, this is it.