An Iowa man has gained a big lottery prize for what he known as a fortunate mistake.

Josh Buster, 40, of West Burlington, Iowa, gained $1 million from Friday’s Mega Millions drawing, the Iowa Lottery mentioned in a launch

Buster mentioned he had requested for 5 performs on a ticket, however the comfort retailer clerk by accident solely printed out one play

I feel like that changed the numbers that I would have gotten if he had put them all on one instead of making that mistake,” Buster mentioned.

Buster works as a prep chef at a Burlington restaurant and realized his win Saturday morning.

I got up to go to work early in the morning. I opened up the lottery app and scanned my tickets,” he recalled

I don’t usually have good luck, so I thought it was a mistake and there was going to be an error,” he mentioned.

Buster purchased the profitable ticket at MK Mini Mart in West Burlington

After federal and state withholdings are eliminated, buster will stroll away with internet winnings of $710,000.

It will take away a lot of my stress in my life — no more of the financial worries,” he mentioned.