BEAVER RESIDENT WINS $12,000 BIRTHDAY PRESENT PLAYING THE OKLAHOMA LOTTERY ACES HIGH SCRATCHER
Oklahoma City (Nov. 11, 2008) –Tammie Kygar scratched her way to a great birthday present last Friday when she won $12,000 in cash playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Aces High Scratcher. A Beaver resident, Kygar purchased her ticket at the Loves Travel Stop at 801 Douglas in Beaver.
“I bought five tickets and won $40 on one ticket and then won $12,000 two tickets later,” she said.
A regular Lottery player, Kygar went to the retailer to check her winning tickets. She appreciates the Lottery’s help in supporting Oklahoma’s education.
For now, Kygar plans on enjoying her new winnings with a night out on the town.
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.