- A man went to the store with the sole intention of buying a bag of chips and a drink. He decided to win a $5 Scratch-Off, and this one had a jackpot
One man got the surprise of a lifetime from him when he earned hundreds of thousands of dollars just by going to the store for a sandwich. The man is an inhabitant of the city of Greenville, in the state of South Carolina.
According to the South Carolina Education Lottery, the man, whose identity has been withheld, went to the TD Mart convenience store on Easley Bridge Road intending to buy only some chips and a drink, but It turned out that a $5 scratch-off lottery ticket caught his eye.
The man told state lottery officials that he took the ticket to his grandmother’s house, then went to church and then decided to shave it off, Fox Carolina reported.
The ticket turned out to have a prize of $200 thousand dollars. “It’s crazy. I couldn’t stop looking at the ticket,” the lucky winner said of the big win.
The winner declined to share his name or his plans for the prize, but he said he is excited about the possibilities he now has with the money.