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Kentucky Lottery Sees Record Sales During Pandemic
By Kentucky News Network
LOUISVILLE - The Coronavirus pandemic hasn’t slowed down Kentucky Lottery sales. There were record sales in the just-ended fiscal year.  
 
The Kentucky Lottery says sales totaled over $1.2 billion - $73.8 million dollars more than the previous record set last year.

$271.4 million went to the General Fund to pay for college scholarships, grants and education programs. $7.1 million in unclaimed prizes went to the KEES Reserve Fund.

Scratch-off tickets once again were the best sellers, finishing the year at $741.1 million.

The Kentucky Lottery adds that internet lottery sales showed significant growth, due in part, ti the ongoing pandemic.

Published 07:28 AM, Thursday Jul. 30, 2020
Updated 07:34 AM, Thursday Jul. 30, 2020

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