BLANCHARD WOMAN WINS PLAYING
THE OKLAHOMA LOTTERY’S EXTREME GREEN SCRATCHER
Oklahoma City (Jan. 9, 2009) – Jeana Schnelder’s favorite color may be green after winning $1,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Extreme Green Scratcher.
The Blanchard resident purchased her winning ticket from Kids at 6809 E. Highway 37 in Tuttle. She said she plays the Lottery occasionally and was excited to win. For now she plans to use her cash toward fixing her son’s car.
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.