Lottery sales dropped nearly $15 million in the first half of the fiscal year, with $375 million collected. The new game—called Decades of Dollars–is estimated to generate $300 thousand in sales per week.
One is a stand-alone ticket checking device that allows players to see if they’ve won and how much they’ve won before giving their ticket to a store clerk. Kentucky Lottery President Arch Gleason says there is also a new LCD monitor the customer can see when they cash in their tickets.
A husband and wife from Georgetown, Kentucky have stepped forward to collect a Powerball lottery jackpot worth nearly $129 million before taxes. Rob and Tuesday Anderson both work at Johnson Controls, which makes auto parts for the Toyota plant. Rob Anderson says he went to a local Marathon convenience store on Christmas Eve to buy… Continue reading Powerball Winners Claim $128.6 Million Prize
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… Continue reading Lottery Turning Over More Funds To Government Coffers