An Edmond woman named Lisa Nguyen recently won a $1 million prize from the Oklahoma Lottery. The prize for Lisa’s ticket matching 5 balls drawn on the Megamillions draw on Friday night was only $250,000, but since she invested a dollar more to avail of the megaplier option, her prize was quadrupled to an even million dollars.
When she went to the Oklahoma Lottery offices, she received a check for $710,000, net of taxes. She has become the 34th person to win at least a million dollars from the Oklahoma Lottery. Lisa says she plans to save the money to fund her children’s education.
The lottery has contributed in excess of $558 million towards education, since it started operations in 2005.