ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Someone famous won big playing the New Mexico lottery.
Richie McDonald, the lead singer for the country band Lonestar, won $1,000 from the Cash Jackpot scratcher game.
McDonald and his manager were driving through New Mexico on their way to a concert in Las Vegas, Nevada when they stopped at the Pilot Travel Center in Moriarty to fuel up the tour bus.
McDonald bought the $10 scratcher and realized he won.
The New Mexico Lottery says he serenaded lottery employees when he collected his prize