Press Release

EDMOND RESIDENT WINS ON LOTTERY GAME SHOW


OKLAHOMA CITY (August 18, 2008) – Heather Smith of Edmond recently won $600 in cash as a contestant on The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show, which aired on August 16.
 
Smith purchased her winning entry ticket at EZ Stop & Go at 1429 Santa Fe Avenue in Edmond.  
 
Each 30-minute episode of The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show features seven contestants (six new contestants and one returning champion) in a series of number-themed games.  All players are guaranteed $500, and may have a chance to win more than $50,000 in cash and prizes in each show.
 
All contestants receive “star” treatment, including accommodations at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, dinner for the contestant and a guest, and breakfast in the Aria Grill at the hotel.  
 
The Game Show airs Saturdays at 6 p.m. on KOCB Channel 34 in Oklahoma City. The show is rebroadcast in Tulsa on Cox Channel 3 Mondays at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. In Oklahoma City, the show re-airs on Cox Channel 7 Mondays at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
 
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $215 million has been contributed to education since November 2005.
 
Proceeds are used statewide to supplement existing funds for a variety of important 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.