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Tennessee Lottery Celebrates 15 Years, Best Quarterly Return to Education Since Launch

“What an incredible 15 years!” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation. “This record transfer to education couldn’t have been possible without the help of so many. From the enthusiasm of our players and hard work of our retailers to guidance from our Board of Directors and the dedication and talent of our Lottery employees, this success is a true team effort.”  Watch a news clip from WKRN.com 

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Tennessee Lottery's 3rd Quarter Proceeds for Education 3rd Highest Ever

Total Funding for Education at More Than $4.96 Billion  “These stellar results are great news for education in Tennessee,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery. “The Lottery continues to achieve its goal of maximizing dollars to fund valuable education programs, which has resulted in more than 1.3 million scholarships and grants awarded since we began.”

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Texas Lottery contributions to veterans's assistance top $100 million

“Generating more than $100 million for Texas veterans and their families is a major milestone that we are thrilled to celebrate,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “In addition to generating more than $22 billion for public education in Texas, support for our veterans is at the core of the Texas Lottery’s mission. We will continue to work and collaborate with the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) to provide support for veterans in our state.”

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The Florida Lottery today announces a new March record of $156 million in contributions to the state's Educational Enhancement Trust Fund

"The Lottery's sole mission is to generate funds for students and schools in Florida, but we could not reach these remarkable contributions without the support of our dedicated players and loyal retailers," said Florida Lottery Secretary Tom Delacenserie. "Every time someone purchases a Florida Lottery product, from the panhandle to the keys, they're contributing to education in Florida and that truly is a win for everyone."

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The New York State Gaming Commission today announced yet another monumental year marked by a record-breaking Aid To Education contribution totaling $3.37 Billion

“New York’s Lottery and Video Lottery Gaming operations continue to lead the industry in contributions made in support of New York schools,” said Commission Acting Executive Director Ronald Ochrym. “We are pleased to be able to maintain funding for education while incorporating best practices to promote responsible gaming in the state.”

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The South Carolina Education lottery enjoyed its best year ever setting records for prizes paid and money for education

“Each and every one of our players, retailers and staff played a critical role in helping us achieve such an outstanding year,” the Lottery’s Executive Director Hogan Brown said. “We remain committed to operating our Lottery in the most efficient manner possible to provide more funds to improve education in South Carolina while continuing to market our products in a socially responsible manner.”

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