OKLAHOMA CITY RESIDENT WINS $10K PLAYING POWERBALL
Oklahoma City (Nov. 11, 2008) – Ronald Stith of Oklahoma City won $10,000 in cash last Saturday playing Powerball. When seeing the winning numbers, he was in disbelief and had to check the numbers again.
Stith said he plays every Powerball draw and he received his winning numbers through Easy Pick. He purchased his winning ticket at Cigarettes for Less at 5027 N. Rockwell Avenue in Bethany. He plans to use his cash toward a vacation.
In addition, Stith would encourage others to play the Lottery and purchases tickets knowing the proceeds go toward helping support Oklahoma’s education.
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.