Press Release


OKLAHOMA CITY (March 4, 2008) –Bill Wright, a resident of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, won $700 in cash and prizes as a contestant on the twentieth episode of The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show, which aired on Feb. 23.
Wright purchased his winning entry ticket at Party-Quick Convenience Store, located at 415 S. Shawnee Ave. in Bartlesville.
Each 30-minute episode of The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show features seven contestants (six new contestants and one returning champion) in a series of number-themed games. All players are guaranteed $500, and may have a chance to win more than $50,000 in cash and prizes in each show.
All contestants receive "star" treatment, including accommodations at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, dinner for the contestant and a guest, and breakfast in the Aria Grill at the hotel.  
Players can win a chance to be a contestant by playing The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show Scratcher, which is available at all Lottery retail locations.  Contestants are chosen through a random drawing prior to each show’s taping.  All players must be 18 or older.
The Game Show airs Saturdays at 6 p.m. on KOCB Channel 34 in Oklahoma City.  The show is rebroadcast in Tulsa on Cox Channel 3 Mondays at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.  In Oklahoma City, the show re-airs on Cox Channel 7 Mondays at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
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.     
For more information about the Oklahoma Lottery, please visit