OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 14, 2015) - Beginning September 16th, the Oklahoma Lottery and Walmart will become partners in an effort to increase funds available for Oklahoma education programs through the sale of lottery tickets.
The retailer will start selling a full complement of Lottery games through new electronic lottery kiosks located at 32 Walmart Neighborhood Markets across the state, with all designated locations to be selling by October 15th.
The 32 Walmart Neighborhood Markets are located in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metropolitan areas, as well as rural locations around the state.
Lottery Executive Director, Rollo Redburn, said "We are excited about this new partnership with Walmart and about the additional selling locations that will now be available to our players."
Redburn continued, "This partnership, along with Powerball changes in October, should help us meet our mission to provide additional funds for Oklahoma education programs."
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $693 million has been contributed to education since November 2005.