September 19, 2000
LOTTERY TRANSFERS $12.5 MILLION TO EDUCATION
The Missouri Lottery today sent $12.5 million to public education. The transfer of $12,597,037 is based on lottery ticket sales in August, and it brings the total transferred to education during fiscal year 2001 to $36,166,540.
Since lottery sales began more than 14 years ago, the lottery has provided the state, including education, with more than $1.5 billion.