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Henry Co. man wins big with scratch-off ticket

Credit: Virginia Lottery
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COLLINSVILLE (WSLS 10) - One man is $200,000 richer after winning the grand prize in a Virginia Lottery game.

Keith Roberts was at home when he pulled out a ticket and scratched it. That's when he saw something he couldn't believe, "I looked at my wife and she thought something was wrong."

The Collinsville man discovered he won the $200,000 top prize in the Jewel 7s game.

"It was about an hour before I got over the shock!" recalled Roberts.

He bought his winning ticket at the Skymart at 3716 Virginia Avenue in Collinsville.

Roberts certainly is lucky as the odds of winning the top prize in Jewel 7s are 1 in 734,400. He is the fifth person to claim the top prize, which means five $200,000 tickets remain unclaimed.

Roberts owns a small business and said he has no immediate plans for his winnings.