TAHLEQUAH DOG WINS OKLAHOMA LOTTERY PHOTO CONTEST
Ten Furry Friends Featured on New “Lucky Dog” Scratcher
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Oklahoma City (Jan. 6, 2009)— It’s a dog’s day to shine as the Oklahoma Lottery announces its top 10 canines featured on the new “Lucky Dog” Scratcher. Among the famous pooches is Hank, a playful Beagle from Tahlequah.
The Lucky Dogs 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:
- Ein, Corgi, Tulsa
- Hank, Beagle, Bethany
- Krikkit, Italian Greyhound, Broken Arrow
- Lucy, Border Collie, Skiatook
- Mya, Siberian Husky, Edmond
- Orie, Brittany Border Collie, Broken Arrow
- Rowdy, Yorkshire Terrier, Enid
- Tiger, Labrador Retriever, Skiatook
- Xavier, Siberian Husky, Stillwater
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.
For more information about the Oklahoma Lottery, please visit www.lottery.ok.gov.