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Louisiana Lottery reports boost due to Powerball
Louisiana lottery revenue took a significant jump last year, largely because of four Powerball jackpots that exceeded $100 million in the last half of 2003, lottery officials said.During the calendar year 2003, lottery revenue totaled $330.1 million, up from $309.6 million in 2002 and $314.2 million in 2001. The lottery took in $290.2 million in 2000 and $272.1 million in 1999.State government gets at least 35 percent of the lotterys take each fiscal year.Since July, the multistate Powerball gam ...
Jan 20, 2004, 10:57 am - Lottery News forum

LA Lottery Will Honor Misprinted Game Tickets
Tickets for three state lottery games - Pick 3, Pick 4 and Cash Quest - that were purchased Tuesday between 1:35 p.m. and 2:11 p.m. for Tuesday night's drawing were inadvertently generated for Wednesday's drawing.Louisiana Lottery President Randy Davis said the Lottery will honor winning Pick 3, Pick 4 and Cash Quest tickets purchased during that time frame for both drawings, Tuesday, Oct. 7 and Wednesday, Oct. 8.Lottery records indicate 1,493 Pick 3; 724 Pick 4; and 354 Cash Quest tickets were ...
Oct 8, 2003, 4:36 am - Lottery News forum

Amendment 9 would do what many thought was already done
If Louisiana voters ratify Amendment 9 on the Oct. 4 ballot, they will impose a dedication they thought already was done, according to state Rep. Rick Farrar.The proposed change to the state Constitution would dedicate all but $500,000 of the annual revenues from the state lottery to public education. The $500,000 set aside would be used for treating problem and compulsive gamblers.Farrar, D-Pineville, said he authored the amendment in response to voters' questions about how about $100 million i ...
Sep 29, 2003, 3:20 am - Lottery News forum

Amendment would link lottery money, schools
To hear lawmakers tell it, talk in the coffee shops often goes like this: Whatever happened to all that lottery money? Voters authorized a state lottery in 1990, and some mistakenly thought they voted to spend the money to support public schools. The general public always asks, 'What happened to that money? What happened to that lottery money?' said state Sen. Chris Ullo, D-Harvey. It has been a very consistent message. Voters will weigh in on the issue Oct. 4. Constitutional amendment No. 9 ...
Sep 24, 2003, 4:00 am - Lottery News forum

Wrong lottery numbers get transmitted
A computer error caused some television stations around Louisiana to broadcast the wrong Pick 4 numbers for the Louisiana Lottery's Tuesday night drawing, officials said.A live relay transmission from Louisiana Public Broadcasting to several broadcasters inadvertently transmitted the numbers 0-0-0-0 instead of the winning numbers, which were 1-3-7-9. Lottery officials said 800 Pick 4 tickets were sold with the numbers 0-0-0-0. Due to LPB's transition to a new automated system in our control room ...
Aug 7, 2003, 4:05 am - Lottery News forum