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Les Nelson Wins $25,000 playing Oklahoma Cash 5

Les Nelson, a resident of Carrier, Oklahoma, won $25,000 taxes paid on Dec. 4 playing Oklahoma Cash 5.
The winning ticket was purchased at Jiffy Trip #105, located at the U.S. 412/U.S. 60 interchange in Cleo Springs, Oklahoma.  
Nelson picked his numbers using birthdays of family members and a wedding anniversary date.  He plans to invest a portion of his winnings, take a vacation and pay bills.
“I’m glad the Lottery is here,” Nelson said.  “It is good for Oklahoma.”
Nelson has played the Lottery regularly for the past ten years – in other states before it launched in Oklahoma – focusing primarily on Powerball and Cash 5.
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $160 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.     

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