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New Hampshire could lose millions in funding over federal lottery decision

As state legislators work to pass a budget by the end of June, a federal ruling over lottery money could mean that the state will lose millions of dollars in funding. The U.S. Department of Justice in November reversed a 2011 legal opinion that said only interstate sports betting is in violation of the federal wire act, which now means online lottery sales are illegal.  New Hampshire officials said the move could cost the state millions of dollars in school funding.

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NEW YORK LOTTERY & VIDEO LOTTERY GAMING FIRST IN THE NATION TO BREAK $10 BILLION IN COMBINED SALES & NET WIN IN A SINGLE FISCAL YEAR

“New York’s long history of increasing earnings for New York’s public K-12 schools is a direct result of sound business planning, mature and responsible stewardship of our lottery and video lottery products, and a fundamental continuous improvement effort,” said Commission Acting Executive Director Robert Williams.  The New York State Gaming Commission’s Lottery and Video Lottery operations today reinforced their collective standing as North America’s largest and most profitable Lottery businesses by becoming the first to break $10 billion in combined sales and net win for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019. Combined, the record-breaking earnings generated $3.47 billion in Lottery Aid to Education which accounts for 13 percent of all New York State School Aid disbursed in FY2018-2019

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Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) was able to remit P2.535 billion to the national government

Because of its landmark revenues, PCSO General Manager Alexander Balutan said the agency was able to remit P2.535 billion to the national government, making it the sixth among top Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCC) to remit dividends for 2018. The general manager said the agency is looking forward to further accomplishments in 2019 and assured the public that the agency will remain focused on delivering efficient and charitable services to all Filipinos nationwide. 

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