John Thurman (pictured with wife Alicia) bought a 10-dollar "Money Maker" instant game ticket that paid off with the big prize.
He bought the ticket at AC Store #2 on Highway 36 in Searcy.
In other lottery news, millions are up for grabs in the next Powerball and Mega Millions drawings.
Tomorrow night's Mega Millions drawing is $45-million and Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is $121-million.
You can watch both drawings live only on KARK 4 at 10 o'clock tomorrow night and Wednesday night.