No 'kid'-ding: Man to spend lottery win on house, goat room

AP News
Posted: Mar 01, 2017 6:34 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte man plans to spend his $1 million North Carolina lottery prize on a house with enough room for two goats his fiancee wants to get.

Lottery officials tell the Charlotte Observer ( that over the weekend, Bobby Murphy bought five $10 50X The Cash tickets at 7-Eleven and saw he won the top prize on the last ticket he scratched off.

Murphy told lottery officials he wants to buy a house where his fiancee's son will have space to play, and "she can have her goats."

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Murphy claimed the prize Monday at lottery headquarters. He chose to take the prize in a $600,000 lump sum and received $417,009 after taxes.

There are three million-dollar prizes left.


Information from: The Charlotte Observer,