OKLAHOMA COUPLE CLAIMS $1M POWERBALL TICKET!
Roy and Jennifer Greenwood of Cache – State’s Newest Millionaire’s
Oklahoma City (April 26, 2010) – Roy and Jennifer Greenwood of Cache are Oklahoma’s newest millionaire’s. The couple claimed the winning Powerball ticket with Power Play worth $1M from Saturday’s drawing. The ticket was purchased at Gas Mart, 1 SE H Ave., in Cache.
“I realized we had won on Sunday morning at breakfast while I was checking my numbers,” said Roy Greenwood. “I immediately told my wife and she was in disbelief and checked the date on the ticket to make sure it was correct.”
The couple plays the Lottery every Wednesday and Saturday and chose their winning numbers through Easy Pick. By matching five white balls and adding Power Play, the couple turned their original $200,000 win into $1M.
“This is the biggest prize we’ve ever won and we always play Power Play,” said Roy. “We are sure happy with our million dollar prize!”
The Greenwood’s plan to use the money to purchase W&M Coins & Jewelry, a well-established business in Lawton.
With three children, the couple plays the Lottery knowing a portion of its proceeds help support Oklahoma education—and they plan to keep playing!
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $330 million has been contributed to education since November 2005 with funds directed to common education, career and technical education and to the higher education capital bond issue through 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.