RALEIGH, N.C. -- A North Carolina custodian plans to get his dream home after a big lottery win!
Cecil Goddard Jr. of Greenville won $400,000 on a Big Win scratch-off ticket!
“My girlfriend and I want to get a house and a piece of land,” Goddard said. “It’s such a blessing to be able to finally do this.”
Goddard bought the ticket at the Sam's Jiffy Mart on Memorial Drive in Greenville for $5.
When he scratched his ticket, he couldn't believe it.
“At first I was scared,” Goddard said. “My heart was pumping so fast! I kept thinking, ‘This can’t be right, something must be wrong.’”
Goddard claimed his prize Friday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $278,005.
Big Win launched earlier this month with four top prizes of $400,000. Two top prizes remain.