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THE LOTTERY AT 30: Doubted by some in the beginning, Hoosier Lottery stands the test of time

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Through fiscal year 2019, the Hoosier Lottery had transferred more than $6 billion to the state of Indiana, including contributions of $887.6 million to the Teachers’ Retirement Fund, $699.7 million to local police and firefighters’ pension funds and $4.4 billion to the Build Indiana Fund. Sarah M. Taylor, executive director of the Hoosier Lottery, said in a news release that the lottery’s impact on Indiana over the last 30 years has been significant. “We are so proud of the revenue we’ve generated for the state, and that our revenue is being used to support the pension plans for our retired teachers, police officers and firefighters,” Taylor said. 

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Illinois Lottery Awarded Nearly $1.7 Billion In Prizes In 2019

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"The Illinois Lottery marked its 45th birthday last year, but there were plenty of other reasons to celebrate in 2019," Illinois Lottery Acting Director Harold Mays said, in the news release. "We want to celebrate our players, our winners, our retail partners and the contributions made by the people of Illinois to education and special causes through purchasing Lottery tickets."

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TENNESSEE LOTTERY’S SECOND QUARTER PROCEEDS BRING TOTAL RAISED FOR EDUCATION TO MORE THAN FIVE AND A QUARTER BILLION DOLLARS

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“January 20 will be our 16th anniversary, and just as it was on Day 1, everything we do is focused on our larger mission to serve Tennessee by generating proceeds for education,” TEL President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove said. “We will continue to develop new and innovative products and services that support those initiatives.”

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