Bryan Moss, from the US state of Idaho, has won the lottery for the sixth time, winning $US250,000 or $AU327,660 at the end of January by playing the Idaho Lottery Scratch Game $250,000 Crossword.
In a press release issued by Idaho Lottery, Mr Moss has revealed the reason why he continues to purchase tickets.
“I’m proud to help support Idaho public schools, that’s really why I play,” Mr Moss said, adding that he plans on putting the money towards his daughter’s education.
Mr Moss, who owns a sport and nutrition store, also expressed his excitement and pride for supporting local schools on his Facebook page.
“I'm proud to help support Idaho schools! #6 decent lotto win,” he said.
Many people congratulate dad for huge win
Many of his friends were also happy for his huge win, saying he deserved it.
“You totally deserve it. You’re such a good guy,” a Facebook friend said.
“Always been kind and fair. I’m happy for you.”
Idaho Lottery has given around $12 million back to public schools in the state since 1989.
According to CBS, Mr Moss’s most recent win is the biggest prize he has claimed.
The first time he won the lottery, he claimed $US1,000 ($A1310) and before his sixth win, the biggest prize Mr Moss claimed was $10,000 ($A13,106).
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