missouri lottery

Business
4:39 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Veterans could get cut of lottery proceeds

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Proceeds from sales of Missouri Lottery tickets have gone exclusively toward education since 1992.

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Politics
5:12 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Missourians to vote on new veterans lottery ticket

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  Missouri voters will decide whether state lottery officials should create a separate ticket to fund veterans' programs.

The Senate voted 27-4 on Thursday to send the proposal to the November general election ballot. It passed the House earlier this year.

Supporters say revenue from sales of the lottery ticket would provide a dedicated funding source for cash-strapped veterans' homes. Opponents question whether the new ticket will siphon revenue from education, which currently is the sole beneficiary of Missouri lottery proceeds.

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Arts and Culture
7:56 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Winning Powerball ticket sold in Missouri

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Missouri Lottery officials say one Powerball ticket sold in Missouri matched all six numbers to win the $96.5 million jackpot.

The lottery said in a release Sunday that another ticket also matched five white-ball numbers to win $1 million in Saturday's drawing. The winning numbers were: 13, 28, 31, 55, 58, and the Powerball number was 15.

The Lottery says the Missouri winners have 180 days to claim their prizes.

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Education
5:26 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Mo. Lottery makes 3rd largest education transfer

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The Missouri Lottery has provided a larger-than-usual payment to public education because of stronger-than-usual sales.

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Business
4:46 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Missouri lottery starts letting players ban themselves for life

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The Missouri Lottery is allowing people who have a gambling problem to voluntarily ban themselves for life.

People who participate will be prohibited from claiming winnings of $600 or more. The option started Thursday, and officials say it is modeled after self-exclusion programs in Illinois, Iowa and Maryland.

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