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TEXAS LOTTERY ACHIEVES NEW $5.627 BILLION SALES RECORD

“The Texas Lottery continues to set sales records and generate record revenue for Texas education and veterans,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “This fiscal year, we experienced an increase in sales of $549 million or more than 10 percent over the previous year. We could not continue this record growth without the hard work of our employees, retailers and vendor partners.”

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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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Texas Lottery to launch redesigned Cash Five® Sept. 23

“We are thrilled to launch a new version of Cash Five that will be entertaining for our players,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “By replacing the pari-mutuel prize structure with guaranteed prizes and giving our players better odds of winning, we anticipate player and retailer interest in Cash Five will rise, leading to higher sales, which most importantly leads to increased revenue for Texas education.”

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The 2019 Montana Legislature passed House Bill 725, which legalizing sports gambling in the state through the Montana Lottery

Jennifer McKee, Montana Lottery Communication Manager, says they are still in the design phase but feel confident in being able to rollout sports wagering just like any of their other games. “We’re really just following the same process that that we develop everything with,” said McKee, “Sports wagering is legal in many states in the United States, it’s legal around the world and in most of those places it’s the Lottery who does it.”

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