MCALESTER RESIDENT WINS $10K ON THE 10TH PLAYING POWERBALL
Oklahoma City (Jan. 23, 2009) – Louis Shannon of McAlester may claim that good things come in 10’s. He recently won $10,000 during the January 10 Powerball drawing.
He purchased his winning ticket at TJ Bait Shop at 3410 N. Main in McAlester. For now, he has no major plans for how he’ll spend his winnings.
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.
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