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Some Oklahoma lottery retailers struggle with last-minute details
Some Oklahoma retailers planning to sell the state's new lottery tickets today spent Tuesday wondering if that would come to pass.Steve Nafus, of Buck's Party Shop in Enid, said he was concerned about the system when he did not have his tickets Tuesday morning.However, his fears evaporated in the afternoon, when the tickets arrived. We were told UPS would deliver them yesterday, but they did come today, he said. Other retailers are probably getting theirs, too. After the tickets showed up, he ...
Oct 12, 2005, 9:10 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery to begin tomorrow
Big dreams of fast cash are taking hold across Oklahoma as lottery fever takes hold.Scratch-off lottery tickets go on sale at your favorite convenience store on Wednesday and both players and store owners are raring to go. News on 6 anchor Craig Day says Quik Trip stores are always busy places.Customers like to get in and out fast. More workers will be on hand starting early Wednesday morning. Quik Trip store manager Brad Young: All the stores have been asked to staff a little extra for the shi ...
Oct 11, 2005, 8:03 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery unveils scratch ticket designs
Oklahoma Pick 3 lottery game to start by NovemberOklahoma Governor Brad Henry and state lottery officials unveiled the designs for the first four types of scratch-off lottery tickets that will go on sale in on October 12.The four instant tickets Lucky 7's, Rush to Cash, Oklahoma Gusher and 25,000 Jackpot range in price from $1 to $5 and will be available at about 1,200 locations across the state, said Jim Scroggins, director of the Oklahoma Education Lottery. When Oklahomans overwhel ...
Oct 4, 2005, 9:11 am - Lottery News forum

Kansas may be loser in Oklahoma lottery
Mark Lunn can't wait for the Oklahoma lottery to get started.Lunn is a cashier at the Cenex gas station in South Haven, Kan., a dusty stopover four miles north of the state line on Interstate 35. Oklahoma residents, he said, form most of the station's customers for Kansas Lottery tickets.It can get overwhelming at times. We get swamped every time there's a drawing, Lunn said Thursday afternoon. They come from as far as Oklahoma City a lot of our regulars come from Oklahoma City. That may cha ...
Oct 3, 2005, 8:24 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Gov. To Reveal Design Of Lottery Tickets
Oklahomans will soon get a sneak peek at the state's first lottery ticket.Governor Brad Henry and Jim Scroggins, executive director of the Oklahoma Lottery, will unveil poster-size facsimiles of the first scratch-off tickets on Monday.Henry says Oklahomans are excited about kicking off the lottery and raising money for education.Meanwhile, members of the Oklahoma Lottery Commission say they're breathing easier now that it's almost certain instant lottery tickets will go on sale as scheduled on O ...
Sep 29, 2005, 7:51 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery ups the ante for retailers
Oklahoma Lottery commissioners have increased the financial incentive for store owners to sell scratch-off tickets, even before the games have begun.Commissioners decided Tuesday to give stores three-quarters of 1 percent of the value of each winning ticket cashed. They were already slated to receive 6 percent of ticket sales revenue.The scratch-off game is scheduled to begin next month.Under the new incentive, a store that sells $1,000 in tickets in a week and cashes winning tickets worth $500 ...
Sep 15, 2005, 10:48 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery votes to join Powerball
The Oklahoma Lottery Commission voted Monday to join the Powerball multi-state lottery game, making Oklahomans eligible for mega lottery prizes beginning next year.Oklahoma will be the Multi-State Lottery Association's 30th jurisdiction to offer the game.Powerball is currently played in 27 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.It is one of two groups that operate games that offer huge, multi-million dollar prizes to participating states. The other is Mega Millions.Oklahom ...
Aug 30, 2005, 9:17 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery chooses Scientific Games
A New York company will be Oklahoma's first provider of lottery games.The Oklahoma Lottery Commission selected Scientific Games Corp. Tuesday to provide lottery terminals and scratch-off tickets. The company will get a $6 million contract to provide the games.The Commission also approved a proposal that retail outlets selling lottery tickets would receive a 6 percent share of sales. The commission decided drawings for the lottery would be held at an Oklahoma City television station, but the stat ...
Aug 12, 2005, 11:09 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery to compare vendors
The Oklahoma Lottery Commission is scheduled to meet today to consider proposals for a variety of services related to the lottery start-up.The commission is looking for vendors to provide online gaming services, a drawing studio, instant tickets and other projects associated with the start-up of the state lottery.Lottery officials still are hoping to have instant tickets go on sale in October, with Lotto-style drawing games available in November. The commission also will consider applying to mul ...
Aug 9, 2005, 10:15 am - Lottery News forum

Loan For Oklahoma’s Lottery Operation Delayed
Oklahoma Lottery Commission officials said Monday instant lottery tickets should still go on sale in October, despite an unexpected delay in obtaining loan funds for the state's new lottery operation.The commission is negotiating with lenders for a line of credit of up to $10 million to get the lottery off the ground.Gary Bush, bond attorney, told the panel that after the loan is approved by the state Council on Bond Oversight, it goes to the attorney general for approval and then a 30-day cool ...
Jun 29, 2005, 6:12 pm - Lottery News forum