ARCADIA WOMAN WINS $20K PLAYING CASINO CASH SCRATCHER
OKLAHOMA CITY (August 29, 2008) – Kimberly Sharp of Arcadia won $20,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Casino Cash Scratcher. She purchased her ticket at Circle K located at 2920 NE 36 Street, Oklahoma City.
With today being payday, Sharp said she had a little extra cash and bought four Scratchers. She scratched all her tickets once she was in her car but couldn’t believe the numbers she saw.
“I ran back into the store and asked the clerk to check it,” she said. “But the clerk informed me that I had to let go of the ticket for her to check it and I just didn’t want to let go!”
The store clerk confirmed that she was a winner which put Sharp in shock.
“I had to wait 15 minutes before I could drive home.”
Sharp encourages others to play if they have the extra money and for now she plans on spending her winnings on new carpet.
The top prize to win playing the Casino Cash Scratcher is $20K. To play, scratch off the play area. If three like symbols appear in any one “pull,” you win the prize shown.
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.