Choctaw Man Wins Top Prize Playing Bingo Scratcher
Oklahoma City (July 28, 2009) – Ralph McCullar of Choctaw won the top prize of $15,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Bingo Scratcher.
He purchased his winning ticket at DP’s Express at 11005 NE 23 in Nicoma Park. McCullar is a regular shopper at the convenience store because they offer low gas prices and great food.
For now, McCullar and his family are planning on enjoying some of their new cash during a vacation to San Antonio.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $279 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.