Lottery Proceeds Fund For Education Deposits 23.7 Million For December

The Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education Thursday received $23.7 million in proceeds from Missouri Lottery sales in December. January’s monthly transfer of $23,710,751 brings the total for FY17 to more than $167.4 million.

Since Missouri Lottery sales started in 1986, the Lottery has generated more than $5.5 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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