Carter says he was broke. He stopped in the Kwik Fill in East Rochester when he decided to buy a $100,000,000 Spectacular scratch-off ticket.
Matthew, who is a frequent player, was feeling lucky. He became the winner of $3,000,000!
Matthew is currently unemployed. He says everything happens for a reason. He plans to buy a car and go back to school.
"You guys probably think I went Oh, yeah yeah! But I didn't really believe it at first, but it's setting in, it's still setting in. Definitely is," said Carter.
"It's mind boggling. Never thought I would be the one up here, holding the big $3,000,000 check, you always see it on television, it's still shocking," said Carter.
Matthew will receive a net check totaling just over $99,000 a year through 2031.