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Ten Furry Friends Featured on New “Lucky Dog” Scratcher
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STILLWATER DOG WINS OKLAHOMA LOTTERY PHOTO CONTESTOklahoma City (Jan. 6, 2009)— The City of Stillwater can claim star power as a local canine takes the spotlight. Xavier, a playful, blue-eyed Siberian Husky is one of 10 dogs featured on the new Oklahoma Lottery “Lucky Dog” Scratcher.
The photogenic pooches were selected through the Oklahoma Lottery Player’s Club photo contest, which began in September and garnered nearly 1,500 entries. The 10 winners also received a $200 PetSmart® gift card.
Other winners include:

The Lucky Dog Scratchers cost $1 and can be purchased at any Oklahoma Lottery retailer.  The top prize for this Scratcher is $1,000.
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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