They say lightning doesn't strike in the same place twice, but it did for this Idaho man in the form of two big lottery wins!

Pat Malay of Weiser, Idaho likes to play the lottery scratch games and it's paid off for him, big time, twice! Seven years ago he won $100,000. You'd think you'd only get that kind of luck once in your life, right? Well, with my way of thinking, I'd never try and therefore I'd never win. Pat Malay of Weiser did it AGAIN, this time racking up $200,000! He was asked what he was going to do with the money and his response was "pay off bills". If I won $100,000 ONE TIME, I would have the greatest credit score of my life and zero debt, but twice? You've got to be kidding me, this would be an incredible down payment on a brand new home in the Boise Foothills (I've already got my neighborhood picked out).

You know how quick I'd be able to pay off every single piece of debt I owe? Man, life would be grand... Maybe that's why the Idaho lottery does the weekly grand game? I digress. I guess the lesson learned here is that if you're skeptical about the lottery or just assume that because the chances are low that it means you have none, you may miss out on something life changing. Though, it could also be a slippery slope if you blow all of your money. Anyway, congrats to Pat and here's a friendly reminder to please gamble responibly!

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