THE OKLAHOMA LOTTERY SEEKS MILLIONAIRE!
Winning Ticket Worth $1M Sold in Lawton
Oklahoma City (September 21, 2010) –The Oklahoma Lottery is looking for the owner of a winning ticket from yesterday’s Mega Millions drawing worth $1,000,000. The winning ticket was purchased at Stripes located at 4001 NW Cache Road in Lawton.
The winning ticket matched five of five white balls for a $250,000 prize and since the winner selected the Megaplier option the multiplier was a guaranteed 4x making the prize $1,000,000. This is the Oklahoma Lottery’s first $1,000,000 winner since the matrix change for Mega Millions went into effect on Sept. 14.
The numbers drawn were 3, 20, 43, 47, 52 and the Mega Ball number was 26. The Megaplier multiplier was 4.Winners have 180 days from the day of the drawing to claim their prize at the Oklahoma Lottery Headquarters, located at 3817 N. Santa Fe in Oklahoma City.
About the Oklahoma Lottery
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $357 million has been contributed to education since November 2005 with funds directed to common education, career and technical education and to the higher education capital bond issue through 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.