JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Profits from Missouri Lottery ticket sales in August were sent to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education today. The September transfer of $26,792,585 brings the total for FY19 to more than $76.5 million.
Since Missouri Lottery sales started in 1986, the Lottery has generated more than $6 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.
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