POCOLA RESIDENT WINS $10K PLAYING POWERBALL
OKLAHOMA CITY (March 14, 2008) – James Marshall, a resident of Pocola, Oklahoma, won $10,000 on March 8 playing Powerball.
The winning ticket was purchased at Tote-A-Poke, a convenience store at 601 South Pocola Boulevard in Pocola.
Marshall, who has played the Lottery since launch, said his win proves that there is a chance for anyone to win.
The winning numbers for the March 8th drawing were 17-29-31-34-49 with a Powerball number of 16. The Power Play multiplier drawn was 2.
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.