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N.J. Lottery breaks weekly sales record

New Jersey LotteryNew Jersey Lottery: N.J. Lottery breaks weekly sales record
The New Jersey Lottery today announced that it had a record-breaking week for instant-ticket sales at the end of 2006.

Lottery officials said $28,563,561 worth of 'scratch-off' tickets were sold from December 21-27.

The previous record for one week of sales was $26.9 million December 22 thorugh 28, 2005. Total lottery sales for fiscal 2006 was also a record — $2.4 billion.

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Posted: January 5, 2007, 4:44 pm - IP Logged

I'm just wondering, was it last minute Christmas gifts that pushes sales up so high?  Two years in a row Christmas week had the highest sales. 

Anyone know what sales for an average week are?