Governor Northam Announces Record Year for Virginia Lottery Sales and Profits

“Players continue to support our broad, creative portfolio of fun games while also enthusiastically supporting a great cause—Virginia’s public schools. At the Lottery, we celebrate good fun with a great social purpose,” said Virginia Lottery Executive Director Kevin Hall. “The record $600 million we contributed to public schools this year will help local schools fund child nutrition programs, early reading intervention, career education and other important classroom programs.  The Lottery celebrates its 30th birthday in 2018. The first ticket was sold on September 20, 1988.

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Hoosier Lottery hits jackpot with massive ticket sales

Sarah Taylor, Hoosier Lottery executive director, said the increased MegaMillions and Powerball sales prompted the lottery to boost its projected annual profit payment to the state to $303 million. "This revenue is transferred to the state of Indiana to support teacher, firefighter and police officer pensions, and reduce auto excise taxes," Taylor said

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