According to a press statement from the North Carolina Education Lottery, Lackey, who claimed his prize on February 10, said he intends to utilise his earnings to assist others in need.
He said to the lottery administrators, "We've got a number of persons we have selected that we want to help out.
According to the press release, once he won, he admitted to his wife that he "may not have communicated" to her that he was purchasing the tickets online but that he had also just won $100,000.
According to the press release, Lackey received $71,251 after federal and state taxes were withheld. About 80 miles to the northwest of Raleigh sits Greensboro.