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Danville man gets belated birthday present; claims $100,000 lottery prize

By Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Apr 22 2014 03:41:59 PM EDT
DANVILLE, Va. -

A Danville man got a belated birthday present Friday.

Larry Woods won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 game, claiming $100,000 on the day after his birthday.

According to a news release, the chances of winning the top prize are 1 in 278,256.

He bought the winning ticket at a convenience store in Midlothian.

When the clerk told him he had a winning ticket, he said he couldn’t even explain his reaction.