SECOND MIDWEST CITY RESIDENT COMPETES ON LOTTERY GAME SHOW
Steve Kutulas, a father of two from Midwest City, Oklahoma, won $500 as a contestant on the third episode of The Oklahoma Lottery Game Show, which aired Oct. 27.
Another Midwest City resident, Robert Geissler, was a contestant on the show’s second episode, which aired on Oct. 20. Geissler won $6,643.
Kutulas purchased his winning entry ticket at Neighborhood Food Mart, located at S.E. 29th St. in Midwest City. He plans to apply his Game Show winnings toward his upcoming wedding.
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.