CHOCTAW RESIDENT WINS A SMILE AND CASH PLAYING CROWN JEWEL 7S SCRATCHER
Oklahoma City (Jan. 26, 2009) – Theresa McIntyre of Choctaw can’t stop grinning since she won $1,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Crown Jewel 7s Scratcher.
McIntyre purchased her winning ticket at the Buy for Less at 1011 SE 15 in Midwest City.
She says she purchases her tickets at various locations and plans to pay bills with her winnings.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $244 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.