But Buster says the clerk initially printed just one piece, then printed the remaining four pieces on a separate ticket.
Buster had a hard time believing his luck at first.
“I’m usually unlucky, so I thought it was a mistake and there would be a mistake,” he said in the press release. “So I Googled the lottery numbers to make sure I got the right ones, and I did! And then the rest of the day, I’m just waiting to wake up from a dream. “
The winning chef will use their prize to pay for their car, pay off their mother’s mortgage and save for retirement.
“It will take a lot of the stress out of my life — no more financial worries,” he told the Iowa Lottery.