Instant game rewards player with $200K

Instant game rewards player with $200K

SEARCY, AR (KAIT) - An instant ticket turned into an instant win for a Searcy man.

Herbert Gardner bought a $10 Big Win ticket which turned into a $200,000 win.

Gardner bought the ticket at the Doublebee's, 1010 E. Booth Road in Searcy, according to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. The store is eligible for a $2,000 bonus for selling the ticket.

Gardner tells ASL he "plans on paying off his home mortgage and saving the rest of the prize for college expenses."

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