Tulsa Resident Claims $50,000 Winning Raffle Ticket
Tulsa resident, Katy Pruitt, came forward today at Lottery headquarters to claim her $50,000 winning National Millionaire Raffle ticket.
After taxes, Pruitt received a check for $35,500. She currently plans to use her winnings to pay off her home and to purchase a car.
The winning ticket was purchased at QuikTrip located at 3008 E 11th St. in Tulsa.
The official drawing was held last Friday and $1 million winning tickets were sold in Ohio, Michigan, and New Jersey.
States that did not have a $1 million winner awarded separate $50,000 prizes. There were four $50,000 winners, one each in Oklahoma, Iowa, Indiana and New York.
More than 700,000 tickets were sold in all seven states, with 24,414 tickets sold in Oklahoma.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $558 million has been contributed to education since November 2005 with funds appropriated by the State Legislature to pay debt service on a higher education capital bond issue; to pay support salaries for public schools and for equipment, scholarships and other purposes at our career and technology education institutions.