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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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Scientific Games' New Seven-Year iLottery Online/Mobile Games Contract To Drive Maximum Profits For Pennsylvania Lottery

Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko said, "Our iLottery games have proven a fun, new way to play the Pennsylvania Lottery. Selling lottery online is a big part of our effort to modernize the lottery, appeal to new customers and meet our players where they already are, which is online, while generating new funds to benefit older Pennsylvanians. Sales of these new digital products as well as sales for our instant and draw-based games at Pennsylvania Lottery retailers grew beyond all expectations over the last year."   Svitko said that the Lottery has experienced another record-breaking year. With $4.5 billion in total retail sales led by $3 billion instant scratch game sales, fiscal year 2018-19 was its eighth consecutive year of more than $1 billion in transfers to benefit older Pennsylvanians.

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State lottery launches ticket supporting Alzheimer’s Association Illinois

“Many people don’t know that the Illinois Lottery helps fund several organizations throughout the year by launching specialty tickets,” Illinois Lottery Acting Director Harold Mays said. “This September, we’re thrilled to be partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois for the first time to help enable the impactful work they do in Alzheimer’s care and awareness.”

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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 funds education scholarships, keeping students in the state

“We get a lot of money from the lottery,” said Emily House, Deputy Executive Director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation in Nashville.  “Since the inception of the lottery scholarship program in 2004, we have done over $5 billion in scholarship aid,” House said. The concept started in Georgia in the 1990s with the HOPE Scholarship program. Now, Tennessee is one of more than 30 states that dedicates some amount of lottery profits to education.

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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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