$85M POWERBALL PRIZE IS CLAIMED
Zorro Trust Accepts Winnings
The Oklahoma Lottery announces the winning Powerball ticket worth $85M has been claimed. The Zorro Trust has come forward as the beneficiary with the Heritage Trust Company serving as the trustee.
The Zorro Trust requested the lump-sum payment option and received an amount of $29.3 million after taxes.
The winning numbers, drawn on July 2, 2008, were 46-33-52-48-4. The Powerball was 17 and the Power Play was 5.
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 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.