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Connecticut Lottery sets sales record

Jul 15, 2008, 10:11 pm

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The Connecticut Lottery Corp. says it set a record during the last fiscal year with $998.5 million in sales.

The state received $283 million of that for its General fund, about $4.5 million more than expected.

The Lottery says sales were up by 4.3 percent or $41.5 million over the 2007 fiscal year, and contributions to the state rose by 1.4 percent, or $4 million.

Scratch ticket sales showed the largest gain, up $24 million from fiscal 2007.


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2 comments. Last comment 12 years ago by Todd.
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May 29, 2008
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Thanks for the info todd!..Thumbs Up


Not entirely shocked about the scratch off thing ..I know around where I am folks love the 5 -10 and 20 dollar tickets in droves.I couldn't fathom what play3/4 sales would be.But they'd have to be way up too.Just in the store I go to in the morning alone,there's a head count of 4 regulars who dump no less than 30 bucks on play3#'s alone a day.Overall given the econimic conditions nationally,connecticut is doing respectable so they say on the news

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    May 31, 2000
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    We have lots of Connecticut players here; always happy to post some Connecticut news!  Nice to see sales are continuing to be strong.


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