May 19, 1999
APRIL TICKET SALES BRING $12 MILLION TO EDUCATION
The Missouri Lottery today transferred more than $12.1 million to the Lottery Proceeds Fund to benefit public education. The transfer of $12,081,566 is based on lottery ticket sales in April. This transfer brings the total amount of revenues sent to education during fiscal year 1999 to more than $138 million.
Since lottery sales began 13 years ago, the lottery has provided the state, including education, with more than $1.3 billion.