North Carolina resident Scotty Thomas accidentally bought and filled two identical lottery tickets and hit an incredible jackpot, according to UPI.
49-year-old American took part in the Lucky for Life raffle, and won two prizes that pay out $ 25,000 a year for life, while the cost of one lottery ticket was only $ 2.
Scottie Thomas couldn't remember if he filled out the lottery ticket, and it turned out that he did it twice, thanks to which he got two wins.
“When I realized that I won, I had to lie down on the floor, because I just could not do it Believe it, '' said Scotty Thomas.
The American decided to receive both prizes in the form of a one-time payment – the total amount was $ 780,000 c.
Scottie Thomas shared that he plans to spend the money he won on investing in a business, paying bills, helping his family, and possibly buying a house.