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Arizona Lottery Celebrating 40 Years of Giving Back

Arizona Lottery Executive Director Gregg Edgar said the Arizona Lottery has made an enormous financial contribution over four decades to the state for programs in environmental conservation, higher education, health and human services, and economic and business development. “We’re celebrating 40 years of giving back to the community, and we’re proud to have transferred more than $4.8 billion, through ticket sales, to vital programs and services throughout the state,” Edgar said. “Our “Gives Back” sponsorships, totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars every year, are ​​funded with Arizona Lottery marketing dollars. These unique partnerships help nonprofits across Arizona accomplish their missions while helping the Arizona Lottery to tell its story.”

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The Connecticut Lottery Corporation Celebrates “50 Years of Winning” with its Golden Anniversary

“Our Golden Anniversary milestone is something we’re extremely pleased to celebrate, because the Lottery has benefitted everyone in Connecticut through the billions returned to the General Fund,” said Greg Smith, President & CEO, Connecticut Lottery Corporation. “We thank the founders of the Connecticut Lottery for getting us off the ground in 1972, and also extend our gratitude to all those, past and present, who have made the Connecticut Lottery what it is today. Because of them, we are well-positioned to continue our mission of responsibly generating revenue for the state, and look to grow our Lottery and sports betting businesses.”

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The Florida Lottery announces More Than $40 Billion Generated in 33 Years in Contributions to Education

"This is a tremendous accomplishment in our mission to enhance education in Florida," said Florida Lottery Secretary John F. Davis. "I fully believe that a solid education is the foundation to a successful life and the work we do every day at the Lottery provides vital support for all students - from the first day of kindergarten to college graduation. We remain steadfast in our focus to provide Floridians the best Lottery games available so that we can continue to create lasting educational opportunities for students to pursue their dreams of a brighter future."

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