RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Raleigh man used $15 he won playing golf to buy a scratch-off ticket that won $250,000.
James Bock, 79, bought a $5 Mega Bucks Limited Edition ticket from Han-Dee Hugo's on Lead Mine Road on Wednesday, after winning $15 playing golf in a golf league.
"I figured what the heck," Bock said about his decision to spend his golf winnings on lottery tickets.
Bock is the first winner of the $250,000 top prize in the new Mega Bucks Limited Edition scratch off game that debuted in August.
"I'm still shaking, I can't believe it," Bock said. "Holy cow."
According to lottery officials, four $250,000 prizes remain.
Bock will take home $177,526 after required state and federal tax withholdings.
"My beautiful wife is going to decide what we spend this on," Bock said, adding that he would be getting himself a new set of golf clubs.