POTEAU RESIDENT WINS $40K PLAYING POWERBALL
OKLAHOMA CITY (Oct. 21, 2008) – Arlene Goodman of Poteau won $40,000 cash playing Powerball with Power Play.
Goodman has played the Lottery every week since its launch. She purchased her winning ticket at E-Z mart, 37072 Highway 59, in Howe and received her numbers through Easy Pick. She said she hasn’t had time to decide how to spend her unexpected winnings.
“I called my daughter to double check my win and I think she was more excited than I was,” she said.
Goodman said she would encourage others to play.
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.