I found this odd until I noticed that the SC man had ties to Rutland, VT.

The story - Man wins VT lifetime hunting, fishing prize


The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says 60-year-old Gary K. Robertson of Loris of South Carolina is the winner in a drawing of 4,474 lottery tickets bought this year.

The contest - Feeling Lucky? Try the Lifetime License Lottery

Why not try your luck at winning a lifetime license. For $2.00 you can enter our annual Lifetime License Lottery. Each year some lucky individual's name is drawn to win a license for a lifetime of FREE hunting and fishing in Vermont!