Local wins Louisiana lottery

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 7, 2009

NATCHEZ — Natchez native Christopher Stephens won $100,000 in the Louisiana Lottery recently.

The Natchez resident claimed his $100,000 Louisiana Lottery prize last week in Baton Rouge.

He won from a $5 Slots of Money scratch-off ticket purchased at Raceway in Vidalia. His winnings were the highest prize on the Slots of Money cards.

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His ticket was the last winning card in the scratch-off game that will now be replaced with another game, lottery spokeswoman Jennifer Queen said.

Stephens said he’s considering buying land and a house.