Missouri sees drop in lottery revenue

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MISSOURI — The state of Missouri sees a drop in lottery revenue.

A total of $333 million has been transferred to the state to fund education.

That’s down from 2019, when the Missouri Lottery totaled a record $346 million.

Overall, gamblers bought more than one and a half billion dollars in tickets during the 2020 fiscal year.

More than a billion of that was awarded in prizes.

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