CHOCTAW RESIDENT WINS PLAYING MOUNTAINS OF CASH SCRA
Oklahoma City (Feb. 10, 2009) – Thomas Carpenter of Choctaw recently won $1,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Mountains of Cash Scratcher. He purchased his winning ticket at Paneks Root Scoot, 15924 SE 29th, in Choctaw.
Carpenter said he regularly buys his Scratcher tickets from Paneks because the employees are friendly. Carpenter plans to use his cash toward payments on a new car he recently bought.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $244 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.