Missouri Lottery Generates $29.2 Million in Monthly Profits for Education
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Profits from Missouri Lottery ticket sales in April were sent to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education today. The monthly transfer of $29,214,118 brings the total for FY19 to more than $316.7 million. Annual Lottery proceeds comprise about 4 percent of the state’s total funding for public education – an effort shared by local, state and federal governments. To date, the Missouri Lottery has generated more than $6 billion for the state and public education.