Missouri Lottery Makes July Education Fund Payment

Friday the Missouri Lottery transferred $24.2 million to public education. The August transfer of $24,271,428 is based on sales in July, and brings the FY18 total to more than $43 million.

Since Missouri Lottery sales started in 1986, the Lottery has generated more than $5.7 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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