A winning jackpot ticket worth $1.2 million was sold at a convenience store in Tangipahoa Parish.

The lucky winner, 72-year-old Darryl Jordan of Mississippi, says he's been playing the Louisiana Lottery for years. He purchased his winning ticket at a Circle K store in Kentwood.

"It was great to see that I won my money back and then some," said Jordan. "Even though Mississippi has a lottery now, I plan to continue playing Lotto in Louisiana because I enjoy it so much!"

Jordan says he plans to use his winnings to build himself a nice new home.

The winning numbers for this week's drawing were announced Wednesday.

Earlier this week, the Louisiana Lottery said a winning scratch-off ticket worth $100,000 was sold at a Baton Rouge convenience store.