STILWELL RESIDENT CASHES IN PLAYING HOT LOTTO
Winning Ticket Worth $10,000
Oklahoma City (August 5, 2009) – Travis Olive of Stilwell is $10,000 richer from playing Hot Lotto. He learned of his win on Sunday when he called the Oklahoma Lottery Commission headquarters to get the winning numbers.
Olive purchased his ticket at the Fiesta Mart at 300 S. 2nd in Stilwell and received his winning numbers through Quick Pick.
“I always buy my tickets there because they’re nice and friendly,” Olive said. As a result of selling the $10K ticket, Fiesta Mart was awarded $1,000 through the Sellers Bonus Program the Oklahoma Lottery launched in May 2008.
For now, Olive plans on paying off his Blazer.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $279 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.