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North Carolina Education Lottery proceeds fund grants and scholarships, building renovations, and provide salaries for certain school workers

Why is the NC Education Lottery still operating? “Just like all other state agencies, the lottery also is striving to continue operations to meet its mission, raising money for education programs," wrote lottery spokesperson Van Denton.  “We encourage people to have a budget and only spend their entertainment money, their discretionary income on lottery tickets. The money raised this year is needed for education programs that are depending on those funds this year, he said.”

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Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) was able to remit P2.535 billion to the national government

Because of its landmark revenues, PCSO General Manager Alexander Balutan said the agency was able to remit P2.535 billion to the national government, making it the sixth among top Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCC) to remit dividends for 2018. The general manager said the agency is looking forward to further accomplishments in 2019 and assured the public that the agency will remain focused on delivering efficient and charitable services to all Filipinos nationwide. 

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Scientific Games' New Seven-Year iLottery Online/Mobile Games Contract To Drive Maximum Profits For Pennsylvania Lottery

Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko said, "Our iLottery games have proven a fun, new way to play the Pennsylvania Lottery. Selling lottery online is a big part of our effort to modernize the lottery, appeal to new customers and meet our players where they already are, which is online, while generating new funds to benefit older Pennsylvanians. Sales of these new digital products as well as sales for our instant and draw-based games at Pennsylvania Lottery retailers grew beyond all expectations over the last year."   Svitko said that the Lottery has experienced another record-breaking year. With $4.5 billion in total retail sales led by $3 billion instant scratch game sales, fiscal year 2018-19 was its eighth consecutive year of more than $1 billion in transfers to benefit older Pennsylvanians.

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State lottery launches ticket supporting Alzheimer’s Association Illinois

“Many people don’t know that the Illinois Lottery helps fund several organizations throughout the year by launching specialty tickets,” Illinois Lottery Acting Director Harold Mays said. “This September, we’re thrilled to be partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois for the first time to help enable the impactful work they do in Alzheimer’s care and awareness.”

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