STILLWATER RESIDENT WINS $10K PLAYING POWERBALL
Oklahoma City (May 26, 2009) – Eric Taron of Stillwater won $10,000 playing Powerball. He purchased his winning ticket at OnCue Express #1 at 5000 N. Washington in Stillwater.
Taron has played the Lottery off and on for a few years and often buys his tickets at OnCue Express #1. He received his winning numbers through Easy Pick and plans on using his cash to pay off bills.
“I think the Lottery’s support for Oklahoma education is a positive thing,” said Taron.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $266 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.
For more information about the Oklahoma Lottery, please visit www.lottery.ok.gov.