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Jan 30

Texas Lottery Funds Education

The Texas Lottery Commission announced that lottery sales revenue transfers to the state’s Foundation School Fund have now surpassed the $15 billion mark. The December revenue transfer of buy viagra online pharmacy $96.7 million brought the total amount generated for the Foundation School Fund since 1997 to $15.08 billion. “$15 billion for Texas education is …

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May 15

Texas Lottery commemorates 20 years

The Texas Lottery® recently launched the 20th Anniversary scratch-off game to commemorate the lottery’s two decades of generating revenue for the state of Texas.   With more than $21.5 million in prizes, the 20th Anniversary game features nine top prizes of $250,000 and more than 100 second-tier prizes of $1,000. Odds of winning any prize …

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Mar 27

Highest cash jackpot

Mega Millions® jackpot climbs to $363 million with a cash value of $254.8 million Texans have the opportunity to win big by participating in the drawing for Tuesday night’s estimated $363 million Mega Millions® jackpot. If one ticket matches all six numbers in Tuesday’s drawing, the holder of that ticket can choose between receiving the …

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May 04

White Oak resident strikes lottery gold

White Oak’s Claude C. Shaw found a $1 million-winning scratch-off ticket while playing Texas Lottery Black Series II-Limited Edition.  Texas Lottery Commission Executive Director Gary Grief explained the game behind this winning shot. “The Texas Lottery Black Series II-Limited Edition ticket continues to be popular among players, and remains in the top three in sales …

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Mar 10

Texas Lottery Commission to participate in National Problem Gambling Awareness Week

Communities nationwide will observe National Problem Gambling Awareness Week (NPGAW) March 7-13. The Texas Lottery Commission announced today that the agency has joined the education and awareness efforts. “This annual event attempts to increase awareness of the consequences of problem gambling and the availability of treatment,” said Texas Lottery Commission Executive Director Gary Grief. Levitra …

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Feb 24

Texas lottery hits new educational heights

The Texas Lottery Commission has announced  achieving a new mark in its financing of the Foundation School Fund (FSF,)  which supports public education in Texas.  The commission has moved $76.2  million to the FSF, bringing total contributions since 1997 to $13  billion. Before 1997 the state’s lottery profits went to the  General Revenue Fund, but …

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