DUNCAN RESIDENT WINS PLAYING SHAMROCK 7S SCRATCHER
Oklahoma City (Feb. 10, 2009) – Troy Copeland of Duncan won $1,777 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Shamrock 7s Scratcher. He purchased his winning ticket at Chisholm Corner, 908 N. Highway 81, in Duncan.
Copeland said he was cashing in a winning Scratcher worth $17 when he decided to buy two more $1 tickets. One of the tickets he bought was the $1,777 winner.
For now, Copeland plans to use his new cash toward purchasing a car and he said he thinks it’s great that the Lottery helps support Oklahoma education.
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.