CLAREMORE RESIDENT WINS $10K PLAYING POWERBALL
Oklahoma City (Jan. 22, 2009) – John Feamster of Claremore won $10,004 playing Powerball. He purchased his winning ticket at Kum & Go, 1005 E. Will Rogers Blvd., in Claremore.
An occasional Lottery player, Feamster chose his numbers by using statistics on the Lottery website.
“When I discovered I had won, I thought I had only won $7 or $8,” said Feamster.
He then checked the Oklahoma Lottery website and learned he had won $4 along with $10,000.
“I rechecked the numbers several times and even had other people check online for me,” he said.
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.