PONCA CITY RESIDENT WINS PLAYING THE OKLAHOMA LOTTERY JUMBO BUCKS SCRATCHER
Oklahoma City (Nov. 10, 2008) – Denise Townley of Ponca City won $1,000 playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Jumbo Bucks Scratcher. She purchased her winning ticket at Citgo Short Stop #1, 400 E. South Ave., in Ponca City.
Townley said she screamed with joy when she realized she had won. She regularly plays the Lottery knowing it helps support Oklahoma’s education.
“I’m happy the Lottery supports something worthwhile.”
Townley plans to purchase a new computer with her unexpected cash.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $232 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.