A memorial fund created for the late Joey Moss, a longtime locker-room attendant for the Edmonton Oilers and the EE Football Team, raised practically $1 million by means of a 50/50 raffle.
The 50/50, held by the EE Football Team, raised $991,800 upon closing Sunday.
The quantity breaks a file set by the group throughout a July 2017 sport towards the Ottawa Redblacks the place $871,839 was raised.
The profitable recipient of the 50/50 will take residence half of the pot, $495,900.
The relaxation will go towards the fund created by the Winnifred Stewart Association, a bunch that empowers individuals with disabilities.
Moss, who had Down syndrome, died at 57 in October.
Moss first turned an attendant with the Oilers in 1984 earlier than becoming a member of the Edmonton Football Team two years later, holding each positions for over 30 years.
Moss turned a favorite in Edmonton amongst followers and gamers.
He was later given a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for his contributions and achievements in 2012 and was later inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.