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Mar 17

Texas Lottery® recognizes problem gambling

As a member of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), the Texas Lottery® is recognizing March, Problem Gambling Awareness Month, by reminding lottery players to play responsibly. “We are committed to helping raise awareness of problem gambling and as always, remind players that it only takes one ticket to win,” said Texas Lottery Executive …

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Apr 24

“Innovation Academy” coming soon

UT Tyler schedules more public meetings   The University of Texas at Tyler has scheduled additional public information meetings regarding the new university charter school according to Dr. Michael Odell, associate vice president for sponsored research and director of federal relations. “The Innovation Academy will present an unparalleled opportunity for students, with technology integration, project-based learning …

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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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Dec 15

Brownsboro player claims $1 million

Jeremy Van Deman of Brownsboro claimed the second of three $1 million prizes in the Texas Lottery® scratch-off game Merry Millionaire. With more than $31 million in total prizes, the $20 Merry Millionaire features overall odds of winning any prize of one in 3.07, including break-even prizes. Van Deman’s win leaves one $1 million top …

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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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