No one has stepped forward to claim a $286,440 Louisiana Lottery prize and the deadline is fast approaching. The winning ticket was sold at 4115 Airline Drive in Metairie, which is listed as a Brother’s Food Mart.
Louisiana Lottery officials said the ticket matched all five of the numbers drawn for a Easy 5 jackpot prize on Aug. 6.
The prize must be claimed at one of the lottery’s regional offices or at its headquarters in Baton Rouge by 5 p.m. Feb. 2.
“We look forward to the winner coming forward to claim this prize. In the meantime, the individual should treat the ticket as cash,
” Lottery President Rose Hudson said in a statement. “It is also a good idea to sign the back of the ticket for security purposes.”