OKLAHOMA LOTTERY SEEKS $1M Powerball winner
Fifth Million Dollar Winner for State
Oklahoma City (Dec. 29, 2008) – The Oklahoma Lottery is seeking the owner of a winning Powerball ticket from Saturday’s drawing worth $1M. This is the fifth $1M Powerball ticket sold in the state since Powerball was introduced in January 2006.
The winning ticket was sold at Mr. Smile, 1501 W. Britton Rd., Oklahoma City.
The numbers drawn were 12, 15, 26, 31, 43 and the Powerball number was 10. The Power Play multiplier was 5.
Winners have 180 days from the day of the drawing to claim their prize at the Oklahoma Lottery Headquarters, located at 3817 N. Santa Fe in Oklahoma City.
A $50K winning ticket and a $10K winning ticket were also sold in Oklahoma for the Dec. 27 Powerball drawing.
The $50K winning ticket was sold at Janvi Mart Inc., 2924 E. Memorial Rd., in Edmond and the ticket worth $10K was purchased at J-Sac’s Inc., 1516 Main, in Arkoma.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $236 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.