Four Indicted in Lottery Fraud Investigation

A grand jury today indicted four individuals in Louisville and Lexington on charges of lottery fraud. The indictments are part of an undercover investigation by the Kentucky Lottery Corporation. KLC personnel visited various lottery retailers and presented tickets that, when scanned at a lottery terminal, would instruct the store clerk to award a prize. KLC […]

Lottery Turning Over More Funds To Government Coffers

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky Lottery is on track to return a greater share of its profits to state government.  In the late 1980’s, when Kentucky’s lottery bill was drafted, lawmakers wanted the lottery to return 35-percent of its profits to the state.  That goal has never been met, but the current […]

Gleason Says Lottery Can Meet Legislative Mandate

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Lottery officials say they’re taking the necessary steps, including layoffs, to give the commonwealth a bigger share of total lottery proceeds, as mandated by state lawmakers. The Kentucky Lottery has a goal of returning 35-percent of proceeds to the state, but has never achieved the goal. Now, the […]