TUTTLE RESIDENT WINS $40K PLAYING POWERBALL
Oklahoma City (Feb. 10, 2009) – Gary Locke of Tuttle won $40,000 playing Powerball with Power Play from the February 4 drawing. He purchased his ticket at Tri-City 66 at 609 NW 32 in Newcastle.
A regular Lottery player, Locke received his winning numbers through Easy Pick. He learned he had won while checking his numbers online. For now, Locke plans to use part of his cash to travel with his grandkids and then put the rest into savings.
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.