Illinois state lottery winner has invested in Bitcoin half of the sum he won. He posted image of himself with the lottery check on Reddit, entitled the post: “Did this. Then put half into BTC in May. Remind me in 8 months if I fucked up.”
The man invested in the cryptocurrency his money prize in May this year. Since than, the Bitcoin price has increased by 63.71%.
In his further Reddit post, the winner shared his plans of Hodling Bitcoin for at least one year. The only purchases made from the lottery amount were a new car, as well as he put a down payment for a house.
Some of Reddit users warned the winner that he has put himself in danger of being a target of criminals by sharing this info. Now the post is deleted.