ELK CITY RESIDENT WINS PLAYING HOT LOTTO
Smith Claims $1,500 in Cash
Oklahoma City (Nov. 10, 2008) – James Smith II of Elk City won $1,500 playing Hot Lotto from the Oklahoma Lottery. He purchased his winning ticket from Spivey’s at 2000 W. 7th St. in Elk City.
Smith was surprised to win since this was only the second time he had played Hot Lotto. He plans to use his winnings on something fun.
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.