October 19, 1999
LOTTERY SENDS $11.5 MILLION TO EDUCATION
The Missouri Lottery today transferred $11.5 million to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education programs. The transfer of $11,517,824 is based on lottery ticket sales in September, and it brings the total proceeds transfer for fiscal year 2000 to more than $49 million.
Since lottery sales began more than 13 years ago, the lottery has provided the state, including education, with more than $1.39 billion.