WOODWARD COUPLE WINS $10K, PLANS HONEYMOON
Oklahoma City (Feb. 25, 2009) – Kevin Alexandersen and Paula Anderson of Woodward won $10,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Hit 100’s Scratcher. The couple started playing Scratchers three months ago.
“We’re in shock,” said Kevin.
Kevin and Paula purchased their ticket at Hutch’s C Store, 2728 Williams Avenue, in Woodward. The win couldn’t come at a better time.
“We’re getting married soon,” said Paula. “This money will help pay for our wedding and the honeymoon. We’re planning on going to Florida and enjoying the beach.”
The couple said they haven’t played any online games yet but will now since the Powerball jackpot is at $150M.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $250 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.