MOORE WOMAN WINS TOP PRIZE PLAYING MATCH FOR CASH SCRATCHER
Oklahoma City (April 15, 2009) – Jennifer McIntosh of Moore won the top prize of $10,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Match for Cash Scratcher. She purchased her winning ticket at GFF Foods, 1217 N. Santa Fe, in Moore.
McIntosh won last Friday evening.
“When I realized I had won, I couldn’t believe it,” she said. “I woke up my husband to let him confirm it.”
For now, McIntosh plans to pay bills with her new winnings and appreciates the Oklahoma Lottery’s support of Oklahoma education.
“I think it’s great that the Lottery helps support education. It’s a wonderful thing,” she said. “We will continue to play the Oklahoma Lottery.”
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $261 million has been contributed to education since November 2005 with funds directed to the higher education capital bond issue and funds directed to the Oklahoma Education Lottery Trust Fund (OELTF). The Oklahoma Legislature appropriates the OELTF.
Proceeds are used statewide to supplement existing funds for a variety of important education purposes, including: teacher compensation and benefits, early childhood development programs, college scholarships, classroom technology and construction of educational facilities.
For more information about the Oklahoma Lottery, please visit www.lottery.ok.gov.