BOISE, Idaho – Bryan Moss is someone who has a positive outlook toward life and today he has an additional 250,000 reasons to be happy. Moss, plays the Idaho Lottery regularly and does so because he knows it benefits Idaho schools, claimed the first $250,000 on the Idaho Lottery Scratch Game $250,000 Crossword this morning. His winning ticket was purchased at the ExtraMile on Eagle Road and Goldstone in Meridian.
“I’m proud to help support Idaho public schools, that’s really why I play,” said Moss who owns the Newko Sport and Nutrition health store in Meridian.
Moss is no stranger to winning. This is the sixth time he has won a large prize from the Idaho Lottery however it is the first top prize and by far the largest. Moss said he plans to put his winnings aside for his daughter’s future education.
For their part in selling the winning ticket, ExtraMile receives a bonus from the Idaho Lottery of $20,000.
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