$6.7M HOT LOTTO PRIZE IS CLAIMED
JJ Trust Accepts Winnings
OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 7, 2010) - The Oklahoma Lottery announces the winning Hot Lotto ticket, from Nov. 7, 2009, worth $6.7M has been claimed. The JJ Trust has come forward as the beneficiary represented by Dawn D. Hallman of the law firm Hallman & Associates, P.C. in Norman, Okla.
The JJ Trust requested the lump-sum payment option and received approximately $3 million after taxes. The winning jackpot ticket was sold at Homeland, 1100 West Main Street, in Norman.
JJ Trust is the third Hot Lotto Jackpot winner in Oklahoma. In 2008, Oklahoma City resident, Steve Trimble, won $3.8M and Henryetta resident, James Nunn, won $2.15M.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $305 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.