CHICKASHA MAN WINS TOP PRIZE
PLAYING $10,000 TOUCHDOWN SCRATCHER
OKLAHOMA CITY (Oct. 20, 2008) – Allen Layman of Chickasha won the top prize of $10,000 cash playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s $10,000 Touchdown Scratcher. Like any football fan, he let out a loud yell when he realized he had won.
Layman purchased his winning ticket from Sami’s Center at 29295 Meridian in Oklahoma City. He plays the Lottery occasionally knowing the proceeds help 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 $227 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