Oklahoma City Resident Wins Playing Cool 7s Scratcher
Oklahoma City (Dec. 10, 2008) – Laurie Parker of Oklahoma City won $1,777 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Cool 7s Scratcher. She purchased her winning ticket at Love’s Travel Stop, 502 W. Cherokee, in Lindsay.
Parker says she read the ticket at least five times and started screaming when she realized she had won. She was fishing nearby and stopped at the store by chance to purchase the Scratcher. She plans to use her winnings toward purchasing tires for her truck.
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.