OKLAHOMA CITY RESIDENT WINS PLAYING OKLAHOMA LOTTERY HOLIDAY SCRATCHER
Buys Winning Ticket at Homeland in Bethany
Oklahoma City (Dec. 2, 2008) – Larry Evans of Oklahoma City won $777 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Silver Bell 7s Scratcher. He said he was very surprised when he realized he had won.
Evans purchased his winning ticket at Homeland #217 at 7101 NW 23 in Bethany. He said he shops there because it’s convenient and plays the Lottery often because he knows it benefits Oklahoma’s education.
For now, Evans plans to use his winnings toward paying bills and dinner at his favorite restaurant.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $232 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.