NEW ORLEANS -- An instant scratch-off lottery ticket landed a Bogalusa man $100,000 last week, according to the Louisiana Lottery.

Anthony Hand, 33, bought his winning Louisiana Gold ticket from Tobacco Shak Plus II on Memphis Street in Bogalusa.

Hand claimed his prize in at lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge last week.

'For security purposes, the Lottery strongly encourages players to sign the back of their tickets immediately after purchasing,' said a statement from Louisiana Lottery.

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