MIAMI RESIDENT COLLECTS $10K PLAYING BANK ROLL SCRATCHER
OKLAHOMA CITY (Oct. 20, 2008) – J.K. Macklin won $10,000 cash playing the Oklahoma Lottery’s Bank Roll Scratcher. She purchased her winning ticket at Murphy USA at 2407 N. Main in Miami.
Macklin has played Powerball for several years but only recently began playing Lottery Scratchers. She was stunned to have won $10,000.
“Oh my gosh! I looked at my ticket at least 25 times to see if I was a winner,” she said.
Macklin said she plans on helping family with her winnings.
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.