GUTHRIE RESIDENT WINS TOP PRIZE OF $10K PLAYING FUN $50s SCRATCHER
Oklahoma City (Jan. 22, 2009) – David Graeber of Guthrie tried out the Oklahoma Lottery’s new Fun $50s Scratcher and immediately won its top prize of $10,000.
Graeber purchased his winning ticket at Prime Foods, 1424 E. Noble Ave., in Guthrie.
As a parent of teenagers, Graeber said he’s “all for the Oklahoma Lottery supporting Oklahoma’s education.” In addition, while it took awhile for his win to sink in, he said his kids have already started making plans on how he should spend his new cash.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $236 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.