POWERBALL PRIZE FROM OCTOBER ‘08 FINALLY CLAIMED
LDT Trust of Yukon Comes Forward
Oklahoma City (Feb. 27, 2009) –Since the Powerball drawing on October 11, 2008, the Oklahoma Lottery has been seeking the owner of a ticket worth $40,000. This week, the mystery has been partially solved. The LDT Trust of Yukon has claimed the winning Powerball with Power Play ticket.
The winning ticket was sold in Piedmont at City Stop, 410 Piedmont Road. Paul Dawson, manager of City Stop, said the staff has been anxiously looking for the winner.
“We thank all our players for participating in the Lottery and purchasing their Lottery products from City Stop,” said Dawson. “We love that the money from the Oklahoma Lottery goes to education. We have an excellent school system in Piedmont and we know we are supporting our school system.”
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.