In yet another wild story regarding former Wildcat Gilbert Arenas, Gilbert wins the $300k lottery and ends up finding ways to help others.
No matter where Gilbert Arenas goes, it seems like there’s some story about him that will soon follow. And once again, we are presented with another Agent Zero classic.
As you may have seen already, it was just days ago that yet another Gilbert incident had occurred, but this one is particularly heartfelt, although told in a funny way as per usual for Agent Zero.
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Naturally a vivacious and energetic person, the former Wildcat star took to social media on Sunday to tell his story of how he won the $300,000 lottery in the California Mega Millions, and what he did with the money.
As he revealed in his Instagram post, Gilbert admitted how he is actually avid lottery fan that plays it regularly.
However, his reason for sharing the post wasn’t so much to talk about himself as it was to talk about a man he encountered that despite facing his own struggles, showed belief in Gilbert’s chances of winning.
Basically, Gilbert recants how he showed up to a gas station with only $10, planning to use it on gas, so he can get to his normal gas station that allows him to push the buttons on the lotto ticket himself like he likes.
After coming across the struggling man at this gas station, the two strike up a conversation in which the man, asks him for change. After conversing and offering $5, the man ultimately told Gilbert to keep the money and use it for gas so he can get to where he needs to go, however if he wins, “hook me up with $20!” as per Gilbert’s post.
Well as fate would have it, Gilbert actually didn’t make it to the gas station in time, but luckily the owner bought a ticket for him and used his numbers.
Not knowing this had happened, Gilbert was shocked when he later found out he actually won the lottery! He revealed how he initially thought he was being scammed.
Being true to his word, Gilbert went back to that same gas station where he encountered that man, and gave him his cut. Arenas did decline to say just how much he gave the man (mostly for his own safety).
Read the full encounter here (Warning: Language):
This caption is not about good deed but about a struggling mans sacrifice and belief 🙏🏾 may 12th I rushed out the house to play my lotto numbers😬forgot my money and the car was on E🤷🏾♂️ I had a whole $10 in the car😂😂😂 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 🗣PHUCK I don’t have time for this shit today😩 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 late🤯 he says u can play here…I said the other gas station lets me push the buttons myself🤪 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 😇 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 💯 I know ur gonna win💯 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 numbers😡😡😡 I wake up to a text Wednesday morning saying congratulations U won 300k 😱 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 👀 I said huh I didn’t play yesterday..he said I played ur numbers for u becuz I was closing early and u WON 😱🤯 long story short…..I pulled up on my guy yesterday and gave him his cut (for his safety) won’t say the number 🤐he jumped up and hugged me for 5 mins crying and then started to pray💯 I’ve given back to the homeless BUT never was blessed by one 🙏🏾😇 his good hearted gesture of me making it back home blessed that ticket💯 #happysunday
While it’s funny to read his encounters, it’s nonetheless great to see Gilbert give back in every opportunity that he can. He continues to show the very reasons why we all love to follow his career! As always, Bear Down, Gilbert and Bear Down, Arizona!