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OKLAHOMA CITY (March 3, 2008) Scott Sturgeon, a resident of Cheyenne, Oklahoma, won $10,000 on March 1 playing Powerball. He plans to use the money to pay bills and build up savings. 
The winning ticket was purchased at Johnny Mc's Food 'n Fuel, a convenience store at 353 S. LL Males Avenue in Cheyenne.
Sturgeon has played the lottery for 20 years playing in Kansas and Texas before the Oklahoma Lottery launched.
Net proceeds of all lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $172 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. 
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