Caneyville man wins over $100k from lottery 1

Pictured is the screen telling Wymer Vaughn he won the $150,000 prize from the $10 Wheel of Fortune on the Road Instant Play game.

A Caneyville man took home a prize of more than $100,000 this month after playing an online Kentucky Lottery Instant Play game.

Wymer Vaughn, of Caneyville, received a nice surprise after playing a Kentucky Lottery Instant Play game online. On Nov. 1, he chose to play the $10 Wheel of Fortune on the Road Instant Play game and won $150,000.

Vaughn told lottery officials he hit on the bonus portion of the game and thought he had won $150. When the money did not show up in his account, he assumed he had made a mistake.

“I’d already wrote it off,” he said. “It wasn’t until I received an email from the lottery letting me know I’d won. That’s when I realized I’d actually won $150,000.”

According to Wymer, he just recently started playing online and does not play often.

“I was pretty excited. It was a nice surprise,” said Wymer of his big win.

Wymer received a check for $106,500, after taxes. He told lottery officials he is going to put his winnings to good use and plans to buy land.

For more information on Instant Play, visit https://play.kylottery.com/en-us/playnow/instantplay.html.

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