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FY 2018: Record Sales & Prizes To Players In A Well-Rounded Year For Iowa Lottery

“We have just finished an astounding year on several fronts,” Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich said Friday. “With strong sales, another clean audit, strong support for ‘play responsibly’ messages and an international award for gaming compliance in the long-running jackpot investigation case, it was a well-rounded, successful year for our organization.”

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South Carolina Lottery earns $435 million for education

“We are grateful to our loyal players, hardworking retailers and dedicated staff whose contributions have created opportunities for so many deserving South Carolinians. The Lottery will keep the momentum going and continue to raise funds for education in a responsible manner,” the Lottery’s Executive Director Hogan Brown said.

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Georgia Lottery transfers more than $1.14 billion to education

“Our achievements are truly a team effort,” said Georgia Lottery President and CEO Gretchen Corbin. “We are grateful to Gov. Deal and the legislature for their support. I also want to acknowledge our dedicated board of directors, employees, retail partners, business partners, and of course, our players.

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For the second year in a row, sales of Kentucky Lottery tickets have exceeded a billion dollars in a single fiscal year

"Several new initiatives really helped push sales to this record-breaking level," said KLC President and CEO Tom Delacenserie. "An increased emphasis on marketing and in-store messaging, changes in prize structures that players really liked, and new measures implemented by our outstanding staff and retailers are the reason for this increase. FY18 was a year where we laid the groundwork for continued success, so we look to continue this growth pattern into FY19."

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Tennessee Lottery Closes Year with All-Time High for Education

All told, the Lottery has generated more than $4.6 billion for education in the state since its inception on Jan. 20, 2004. “These results are incredible news for Tennessee,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Lottery. “Thanks to the help of so many, from players and retailers to our dedicated team, Lottery funding continues to provide a strong foundation for education in the state.”

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IGT receives notice of intent to award an instant-ticket printing contract by the Iowa Lottery

“We have forged a strong connection with IGT through the years, and the company’s support and innovation have helped us achieve record years of scratch-ticket sales,” said Terry Rich, Iowa Lottery CEO. “We’re pleased to continue this working relationship.” “Since our partnership began in 2015, IGT and the Iowa Lottery have worked together to launch successful instant games including the $10 Super Triple 777s which is the strongest performing $10 game since its launch in January 2016,” said Jay Gendron, IGT COO, Lottery.

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