When he went into the lottery headquarters to receive his single dollar, he asked that it be paid to him by check – specifically, by giant novelty check.
And they actually did it.
“I TOLD THEM I’D LIKE ONE OF THOSE BIG CEREMONIAL CHECKS AS PAYMENT. I FIGURED IT WOULD BE WORTH A SHOT AND THEY ALL THOUGHT IT WAS REALLY FUNNY. I’M SURPRISED NOBODY ELSE HAS DONE THIS Before”