$2 million lottery prize claimed by trust in Oklahoma

Ponca City Now - July 25, 2016 3:31 pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma has a new millionaire.

Oklahoma Lottery officials said Monday that the $2 million winning Mega Millions ticket from the July 1 drawing has been claimed at lottery headquarters.

The winning ticket was claimed by the FDC Investment Trust and was purchased at a food store in Shawnee. After taxes, the trust will receive a total of $1.42 million.

Since its launch in November 2005, the Oklahoma Lottery has had 55 winners of $1 million or more. Four have hit the Powerball jackpot.

Net proceeds of all lottery games support Oklahoma education. More than $752 million has been contributed to education including debt service on a higher education capital bond issue, support for public schools and equipment, scholarships and a variety of purposes at career and technology education institutions.

 

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