The Missouri Lottery Commission was created by a constitutional amendment that passed on Nov. 6, 1984, and lottery ticket sales began on Jan. 20, 1986. The Missouri Lottery became the 23rd lottery in the United States at the time. Since then, the Lottery has provided the state of Missouri, including a variety of educational programs, with more than $7 billion in proceeds.
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To help fund educational opportunities for Missouri students, support Missouri businesses and entertain millions.
Our Core Values
Integrity, Customer-Focused, Diversity, Entertainment and Innovation
The Missouri Lottery strives to be an innovative leader in the Lottery industry and a trusted and valued partner for public education.