Oklahoma governor approves increased lottery payouts
May 4, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin has signed legislation aimed at increasing some lottery payouts in Oklahoma, a move that supporters hope will increase funding for schools.
The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/2qEVAAv ) reports the legislation signed Tuesday won't affect multistate lottery games like Powerball, but that people who buy scratch-off tickets should see a change in July. Lottery officials say they hope the move stimulates sales of instant-win scratch tickets and in turn boosts funding for public schools, CareerTech institutions, colleges and universities.
The new law allows the O...