The couple continued to play lottery games and occasionally won small prizes from Bonus Match 5 and Pick 3 drawings, the man said.
The man said he used some of his prize money from a recent small win to buy a $5 scratch-off ticket, which earned him $20. He used the money to buy a pair of $10 Show Me $100,000 scratch-offs, earning $20 on the first and a $100,000 top prize on the second.
"It's been a long time coming," the player said of his second big win.
The winning ticket was purchased from the Waterloo Shell station in Ellicott City.
"It came at the right time," the winner said. "Those bills come in!"