goingon
Increase in Hoosier Lottery Ticket Sales
Thursday, May 27, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS - A big increase in Hoosier Lottery ticket sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled what officials expect will be a record amount of annual profit going into the state's bank accounts.

Officials told the State Lottery Commission this past week that they projected a 27% sales increase for scratch-off tickets and 19% for daily draw and big jackpot games. That will result in an anticipated $368 million for the state, up about 20% from last year.

Lottery profits go toward reducing auto excise taxes and boosting pension funds for teachers, police officers and firefighters.



MORE HEADLINES

(06-18-2021) • West Central Indiana Reports an Earthquake Thursday

(06-18-2021) • Tickets on Sale for Gordon Lightfoot Concert at Trine

(06-18-2021) • Michigan Opening To Full Capacity June 22

(06-18-2021) • Michigan Stepping Up Speed Enforcement During Regional Traffic Safety Campaign

(06-17-2021) • Sellbom Came to Tri-State for Football, Went on to Acclaimed Psychology Career

(06-17-2021) • May 2021 Jobless Rate Up Slightly In Michigan

(06-17-2021) • Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry Receive $5,000 to Aid in Hunger Relief

(06-17-2021) • Governor Holcomb Honors Businesses for Longevity, Service to Hoosier Workforce

(06-16-2021) • Whitmer To Use Unemployment Bonus As Back To Work Incentive

(06-16-2021) • Leisure and Travel-Related Industry Bouncing Back after COVID-19

(06-15-2021) • New TrineLine Podcast Reflects on School Year, Looks Ahead to the Fall

(06-15-2021) • Consumers Warned to Watch Out for Home Improvement Scammers

(06-15-2021) • INDOT Increases Starting Salary for Skilled Trades Positions

(06-14-2021) • Crash Between Two Motorcycles Injures Two People

(06-11-2021) • Former U.S. Sens. Evan Bayh, Dan Coats to join Indiana University

(06-11-2021) • Man Facing Murder Charges in Williams County, Ohio Tried Escaping Florida Maximum Security

(06-11-2021) • State Officials Closing OptumServ COVID Testing Sites; Other Local Remain Open

(06-11-2021) • MSP Says Stay Safe During Heat Wave

(06-11-2021) • Michigan Launches Text Message Program For COVID Information

(06-11-2021) • Trine Alumni & Friends Golf Outing coming Aug. 6th

>> News Archive