Gilbert Arenas won $300,00 in the lottery with the help of a homeless man.
Former NBA Player Gilbert Arenas won $300,000 in the lottery, thanks to the help of a homeless man. Arenas explained how exactly it went down on his Instagram.
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"This caption is not about good deed but about a struggling man's sacrifice and belief," Arenas begins the story. He explains that a homeless man asked him for money, but after learning he only had $10 left to spend on gas, the man told Arenas to keep it. He said, “keep the $10 and after u win, hook me up with $20," referring to lottery ticket Arenas planned to purchase.
The next day, the former NBA player received a text telling him he won. Arenas says he paid the homeless man an undisclosed amount of money afterward.
Check out the full story below:
This caption is not about good deed but about a struggling mans sacrifice and belief ðð¾ may 12th I rushed out the house to play my lotto numbersð¬forgot my money and the car was on Eð¤·ð¾âï¸ I had a whole $10 in the carððð I pulled up to the gas station to get $10 worth so I can head to (my hook up gas station) and then a struggling man says (hey sir can u spare me some change) my first thought was ð£PHUCK I don't have time for this shit todayð© so I said mannn I have $10 for some gas and that's it,I have 8 mins to get to the other gas station to play my numbers before it's to lateð¤¯ he says u can play here...I said the other gas station lets me push the buttons myselfð¤ª he then says how far u going! My brain is saying (the fuck u asking all the questions for ) so I was only going to CALABASAS which was 7 mins away but lied and said Thousand Oaks which was at least 16 mins away so before he did the math on everything I said " 8 mins before the cut off but it's 16 mins away" I said listen I'll just use $5 dollars for gas and u can have the other $5 ð he then says (from here to Thousand Oaks and back) u won't make it on $5 so KEEP the $10 and after u WIN hook me up with $20! I said are u sure he said yes ð¯ I know ur gonna winð¯ by the time I got to the my hookup gas station they were closed I guess they closed early for repair so I didn't get to play my numbersð¡ð¡ð¡ I wake up to a text Wednesday morning saying congratulations U won 300k ð± I've heard this scammer type shit happening so I ignored the next becuz I didn't get to play my numbers so I couldn't have won shit....I went to the gas station later that day to play powerball that was later that night and the owner runs out saying YOU WON i texted u ð I said huh I didn't play yesterday..he said I played ur numbers for u becuz I was closing early and u WON ð±ð¤¯ long story short.....I pulled up on my guy yesterday and gave him his cut (for his safety) won't say the number ð¤he jumped up and hugged me for 5 mins crying and then started to prayð¯ I've given back to the homeless BUT never was blessed by one ðð¾ð his good hearted gesture of me making it back home blessed that ticketð¯ #happysunday