NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Wine Club is excited to announce that the team will be able to win a lottery number of 2 this year, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The Kings and the Blues will have the first two tickets in the jackpot on Thursday, March 7 at 5 p.m.
Tickets will go on sale at noon CT Friday at the Kings’ official website.
The Blues are expected to be the first team to win the lottery this year.
Kings president/CEO Scott M. Wood said the team is “very excited” to be playing in the lottery again.
“The Kings are the first major-market team in America to win back-to-back lottery tickets, and we’re excited to be back in New Orleans,” he said.
“We’re proud to win again, and I know that we’ll be back and we’ll win again.”
New Orleans was the only other city in the nation to win consecutive lottery tickets in 2000 and 2001.