Tag Archive: scratch-off

May 04 2011

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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Feb 24 2011

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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