Missouri Lottery Makes Education Fund Payment For January

Friday the Missouri Lottery sent more than $24.9 million to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education. The monthly transfer of $24,949,550, based on January sales, brings the total for fiscal year 2018 to more than $206.4 million.

Since Missouri Lottery sales started in 1986, the Lottery has generated more than $5.9 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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