Press Release

BENNINGTON RESIDENT WINS TOP PRIZE PLAYING NEW SCRATCHER

Oklahoma City (March 6, 2009) – Melvin Gaines of Bennington won $3,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s new Line ‘Em Up Scratcher. Gaines purchased his winning ticket at the Love’s Travel Stop #68 at 1223 N. 1st in Durant.


About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $250 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.