TULSA EMPLOYEE POOL CLAIMS $200K POWERBALL PRIZE
Two $10,000 Prizes Remain Unclaimed
A lucky group of seven employees from Oil States Industries Inc. in Tulsa claimed their $200,000 Powerball prize from Wednesday’s drawing. Oil States Industries Inc. is a worldwide provider of products and services for the oil and gas industry.
Winners include: Ronnie Napier, Bixby; Jack Simmons, Jennings; Jerry Bailey, Sr., Inola; Andrew Sisemore, Muskogee; and John Crooks, Greg Maddux II, Jason Rainey, Tulsa.
“There are seven of us, and we got lucky!” said Rainey, pool manager.
The group has played the Lottery together regularly for about a year and a half. Plans for the money range from vacations and savings to building a deck and paying off a car loan.
The winning ticket was purchased at Excel Mart, located at 5150 South 33rd West Ave. in Tulsa.
Two $10,000 winning tickets from the Wednesday, Jan. 16 drawing remain unclaimed. The tickets were purchased at Quik Trip #18, 3304 42nd Pl. in Tulsa, and Kum and Go #839, 2100 W. New Orleans St. in Broken Arrow.
The numbers drawn Wednesday were 9, 18, 19, 38, 47 and the Powerball was 11. The Power Play multiplier was 5.
Winners have 180 days from the Wednesday, Jan. 16, drawing to claim their prize at Lottery Headquarters, located at 3817 N. Santa Fe in Oklahoma City.
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $169 million has been contributed to education since November 2005.
Proceeds are used statewide to supplement existing funds for a variety of important purposes, including: teacher compensation and benefits, early childhood development programs, college scholarships, classroom technology and construction of educational facilities.