Dad reveals touching reason for playing lottery after 6th big win

Ash Cant
·2-min read

A man who recently claimed his sixth lottery prize has revealed the touching reason why he continues to play.

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.

Idaho business owner, Bryan Moss, smiles with his check for $250,000 (on the left) and shared on the right is a picture of his winning ticket, that he shared to Facebook
Bryan Moss, from Idaho, has won the lottery six times. He says he plays to help local schools. Source: Idaho Lottery/Facebook - Bryan Moss

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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