Powerball Lottery tickets now available in Oklahoma

Wednesday, January 11th 2006, 2:32 pm
By: News On 6

Oklahoman's newest lottery game is now on sale across the state.

Powerball tickets went on sale shortly after 4 AM Thursday and players can now take a shot at a $76-million jackpot.

News on 6 reporter Omar Villafranca says Powerball is the third lottery game for Oklahoma. More than 1,900 vendors are selling the Powerball tickets across the state.

Oklahoma joined in with 28 other states, Washington D.C. and the US Virgin Islands.

Prizes range from $3, to the grand prize, which will be at least $15-million every week. Odds of winning the big jackpot are 1 in 146-million. Each ticket costs $1 and you can play multiple times.

The first drawing is Saturday at 9:59 PM on WB 19 in Tulsa.