OKLAHOMA MAN TRIPLES HIS WINNINGS
Del City Resident Claims $600k Prize
W.G. Kulessa from Del City, Oklahoma, won $600,000 playing Powerball
on Jan. 23.
Kulessa purchased his winning ticket at Good Time Market, located at 4500 S. Sunnylane, in Oklahoma City.
Kulessa has been playing the lottery since it began in Oklahoma and played before that in Kansas. He always purchases the Power Play option and plans to pay off bills with his winnings.
The winning numbers from Wednesday’s draw were 4-16-35-47-48, and the Powerball number was 39. The Power Play multiplier was 3. Kulessa matched all five white ball numbers but missed the red Powerball number.
Players can obtain winning numbers on the Oklahoma Lottery website, www.lottery.ok.gov, or by simply visiting their closest lottery retailer. Prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the drawing.
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.