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POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - Could you imagine someone delivering you a million dollar check? Well, Wednesday for one Pocahontas man it happened.

The Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol was in full swing Wednesday. "We're going to scope out the house to see if the winner's home or not. Usually, if there's cars outside it means that they're home. It can be a smooth delivery," said Danielle Lam, who is with the Publisher's Clearing House Prize Patrol.

With the 1-million dollar check in hand, the whole crew made their way to the door for the big surprise delivery.

Come to find out, the winner wasn't home, but his wife Audrey was able to call and convince her husband (the winner) to head back to the house.  This time when the Prize Patrol when to the door, it was something else to see the winner's face when he opened the door and saw the giant check for 1-million dollars.

Wednesday, 29 year-old Jason Clark became a million dollars richer. But what's even crazier, he didn't start subscribing to the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes until about a month ago online.

Clark works for on the riverboats. "I'm gone 30 days..home 30 days," said Clark.  He and his wife have four children, and now plans to spend a lot more time a home. "The first thing I plan to do is quit the boats.  I've been there for ten years and it's not going to be an eleven," said Clark.

The one million dollars is not tax free, but Clark plans to frame the giant check. He says the first thing he want to do is look into getting a new house.

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