MIDWEST CITY MAN MAKES GAME SHOW APPEARANCES
Robert Geissler, a maintenance manager from Midwest City, Oklahoma, won $6,643 as a contestant on the second episode of The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show, which aired Oct. 20, and was the returning champion for episode three on Oct. 27.
In episode 2, Geissler won $1,643 playing “Cash on the Line”, and went on to the Bonus Game where he had an opportunity to play for $14,352. He decided to take the guaranteed $5,000 instead.
Plans for the money include paying bills and taking his wife on a cruise for their 39th wedding anniversary.
The winning entry ticket was purchased at Quality Foods, located at 8941 N.E. 10th St. in Midwest City.
Each 30-minute episode of The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show features seven contestants (six new contestants and one returning champion) in a series of number-themed games. All players are guaranteed $500, and may have a chance to win more than $50,000 in cash and prizes in each show.
All contestants receive "star" treatment, including limousine service for travel to and from the show’s taping, accommodations at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, dinner for the contestant and a guest, and breakfast in the Aria Grill at the hotel.
Players can win a chance to be a contestant by playing The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show Scratcher, which is available at all Lottery retail locations. Contestants are chosen through a random drawing prior to each show’s taping. All players must be 18 or older.
The Game Show airs Saturdays at 6 p.m. on KOCB Channel 34 in Oklahoma City. The show is rebroadcast in Tulsa on Cox Channel 3 Mondays at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. In Oklahoma City, the show re-airs on Cox Channel 7 Mondays at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $154 million has been contributed to education since November 2005.