STODDARD COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - A "random" purchase paid off for a Bootheel Missouri man.
On Dec. 24, Mark Sadler bought a $5 "Escape to Margaritaville" Scratchers ticket at the C Mart, 405 State Highway 25, in his hometown of Bloomfield.
The ticket stayed in his pocket until New Year's Day when he uncovered the top prize of $100,000.
When he claimed his winnings on Jan. 4, Sadler told officials at the Missouri Lottery's regional office in St. Louis that his ticket selection was "completely random."
The father of two has not yet made plans for his windfall; but, he said it will "make a nice addition" to his family's bank account.
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