Man wins the jackpot after lucky scratch-off Kentucky Lottery ticket purchase 

A northern Kentucky family is a half-million dollars richer thanks to a scratch-off ticket - Certainly, an exciting family moment has been created!

William Hicks and his sons William Hicks Jr. and Stephen Hicks of California in Campbell County claimed a $500,000 Kentucky Lottery Scratch-off ticket last Friday

The brothers, William Hicks Jr. and Stephen Hicks, each purchased a scratch-off ticket at a Speedway gas station in Alexandria. William Hicks Jr.’s ticket won $500,000 top prize.

The best part was calling their father with the news. “Dad, you’re not going to believe this. We’ve just won a half a million dollars,” William Jr. said.

The trio - father and sons - have decided to  split the winnings — After taxes, they each received a check for $118,333.33.

Stephen told officials that he needed tires for his truck and the day before had bought just one because that was all he could afford.

William Jr. says he plans to pay off his mom’s mortgage and help his grandmother. father is looking to buy the property he is renting; and Stephen Hicks intends to buy a new truck.

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