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2016-07-15 15:59:03.593

$20.3 Million Generated for Public Education


The Missouri Lottery today sent $20.3 million in profits to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education. The June transfer of $20,322,129 was the first monthly transfer in fiscal year 2017.

Since Missouri Lottery sales started in 1986, the Lottery has generated more than $5.4 billion for the state and public education. Annual Lottery proceeds comprise about 4 percent of the state’s funding for public education – an effort shared by local, state and federal governments.

Programs funded in FY17 include the A+ Scholarship Program, the Foundation Program and Access Missouri, among many others. For complete information about Missouri Lottery proceeds, including maps of proceeds by program and by county, see the “Where the $ Goes” section.

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 FY16, the Lottery added $5.9 million in state tax collections from prize winnings to the General Revenue Fund.

 

 

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Eleven Missouri Lottery Scratchers games are set to expire in the next three months. They are:

  • 068, “10X Crossword” – expires July 29; 

  • 064, “20X The Money” – expires Aug. 26;

  • 066, “Triple It!” – expires Aug. 26;

  • 081, “Happy Holiday” – expires Aug. 26;

  • 082, “Garland Riches” – expires Aug. 26;

  • 083, “Season’s Greetings” – expires Aug. 26;

  • 085, “Yuletide Magic” – expires Aug. 26;

  • 086, “Reindeer Riches” – expires Aug. 26;

  • 087, “Frosty Fun” – expires Aug. 26;

  • 075, “Escape to Margaritaville” – expires Sept. 2

  • 056, “7” – expires Sept. 16.

     

 

 







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