North Carolina man wins $100K lottery just before the birth of his first child
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A man in North Carolina recently won $100,000 in the lottery just a few months before becoming a first-time father.
Douglas Hurlock, of Havelock, North Carolina, won the prize after buying a $25 Spectacular Riches scratch-off ticket, according to an announcement from the NC Education Lottery.
Hurlock bought that specific ticket because his preferred ticket was sold out, the announcement said.
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He said he showed the winning ticket to his wife after scratching it off.
"I didn’t believe I was seeing what I was seeing," Hurlock told the NC Education Lottery.
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He added: "Now my child’s medical care will be taken care of when he’s born."