Press Release

NORMAN RESIDENT WINS $10K PLAYING POWERBALL  

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 27, 2008) – Rebecca Riner, a resident of Norman, Oklahoma, won $10,000 playing Powerball.   
 
The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K, a convenience store located at 1200 W. Lindsay St. in Norman.
 
Riner has played the Lottery weekly for about a year. She plans to pay bills with the money.
 
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education.  More than $175 million has been contributed to education since November 2005.
 
Proceeds are used statewide to supplement existing funds for a variety of important 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.