The man soon found his boredom alieved when he scratched off a $375,000 prize.
"I was completely shocked," the winner recalled. "I kept getting up and looking in the dresser drawer to make sure the ticket was still there."
The player said his shock continued even as he visited lottery headquarters to collect his prize.
"I was shaking in line at the Claims Center waiting my turn," he said.
The man said he has not decided what to do with his winnings.
"I'm just trying to enjoy the moment," he said.