Lottery Sales Top $11.6 Million; 12 new players claim top prize today
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – October 18, 2005
Another 12 players won top instant scratch-off prizes from the Oklahoma Lottery today, as total sales topped $11.6 million. Estimated sales are based on ticket activations as well as ticket pack settlements.
The aggregate breakdown of winners by top prize is as follows:
- 41 – $777 winners in the $1 Lucky 7’s game (includes nine top prize winners today)
- 23 – $5,000 winners in the Rush for Cash and Oklahoma Gusher $2 games (includes three top prize winners today)
- 1 – $25,000 winner in the $5 game, $25,000 Jackpot
According to Lottery officials, retailers are reordering tickets at a healthy clip.
In the initial distribution, the Lottery allocated 60 packs of tickets to each retailer for a total 72,000 packs at start-up. As of 5 p.m. today, 685 new retailer orders totaling more than 24,000 packs of tickets had been filled since last Wednesday’s launch.
A sales update as well as the first “week in review” will be issued tomorrow afternoon.