LOTTERY TRANSFERS $12.7 MILLION ON 14TH ANNIVERSARY
The Missouri Lottery today sent $12.7 million to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education programs. The transfer of $12,763,402 is based on lottery ticket sales in December 1999. This month’s proceeds bring the total transfer for fiscal year 2000 to nearly $87 million.
Since lottery sales began exactly 14 years ago today, the lottery has provided the state, including education, with more than $1.4 billion.