JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana -- A Jeffersonville software developer instantly became $100,000 richer.

Jason Derlein won the money from a scratch-off ticket from the Hoosier lottery.

I called my wife and she actually told me stop messing with her. She thought I was playing a prank on her. So, I took a picture of the ticket, sent it to her and it's all a blur from there, Derlein said.

He plans to use the money to move up to a bigger home and start a college fund for his daughter, who turns one next week.

The Winning in Spades scratch-off ticket was sold at the Circle K on Eastern Boulevard in Clarksville. That scratch-off just launched on January 3. He was the first lucky player to claim a top prize.

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