A South Carolina man has won more than $100,000 after trying a lottery strategy he says was inspired by an episode of TLC’s “Lottery Changed My Life.”
The strategy was to spend $25 per week for three months playing the lottery. During the first week, he won $500. But on the seventh week, he took home $100,000.
The bigger prize hit on May 28 while playing a Powerball ticket. He initially thought he won $50,000 by matching two numbers, but fortunately his wife checked again and helped him confirm that he matched four of five white ball numbers and the red Powerball, which increased the prize.
Following his back-to-back wins, he purchased a brand-new car. He’s also sticking to his plan and will continue to buy lottery tickets through the three-month period.
The odds of matching four white ball numbers and the red Powerball are 1 in 913,129, according to the South Carolina Lottery site.
Who knows? He might win again.