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2015-09-11 14:08:26.483

$21.2 Million Generated for Public Education

The Missouri Lottery today sent $21.2 million to help fund public education.  The transfer of $21,279,136 is based on August sales and brings the total to education in FY16 to more than $70.1 million.

Since Missouri Lottery sales started in 1986, the Lottery has generated more than $5.1 billion for the state and public education. Programs funded in FY16 include the A+ Scholarship Program, the Foundation Program and Access Missouri. For complete information about Missouri Lottery proceeds, including maps of proceeds by program and by county, see the “Where the $ Goes” section at MOLottery.com.

In addition to providing funds for public education, the Lottery also benefits the state by collecting state taxes on prizes of more than $600. During the past fiscal year, the Lottery added $8.7 million in state tax collections from prize winnings to the General Revenue Fund.

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                                                                                                                        Seven Scratchers Set To Expire

Seven Missouri Lottery Scratchers games will end in the next three months. They are:

• Game 027, “Blackout Bingo” – expires Sept. 21;
• Game 890, “$4,000,000 Cash Spectacular” – expires Sept. 30;
• Game 034, “St. Louis Rams” – expires Sept. 30;
• Game 035, “Kansas City Chiefs” – expires Sept. 30;
• Game 008, “20X the Cash” – expires Oct. 13;
• Game 018, “$100,000 Fortune” – expires Nov. 6;
• Game 007, “50X the Cash” – expires Nov. 18.

 







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