Tulsa native Alan Beckert wins $1 million from Oklahoma Lottery, claims lucky ticket

TULSA - Tulsa has a new millionaire in town.

Resident Alan Beckert came forward Tuesday to claim the $1 million winning Powerball ticket from Saturday night's drawing.

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The ticket, which was sold from a self-service lottery machine at a Food Pyramid on 39th and South Peoria Avenue, represents a $710,000 prize for the Tulsa native after taxes.

Beckert chose the numbers by using the Easy Pick method, and successfully matched five of five white balls. The winning digits were 2, 8, 22, 35 and 37.

According to the Oklahoma Lottery Commission, Beckert plans to invest his winnings for his family's future.

Saturday's drawing marks the 29th prize of $1 million or more from the Oklahoma Lottery.

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