Higher Lottery Sales Gives Oklahoma Schools A Boost

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 8:48 pm
By: News On 6


UNDATED -- Oklahoma schools will split an extra $3 million this year.

That's because the state says lottery sales brought in more money that it originally expected for the 2010 fiscal year.

And scratcher games are responsible for most of that. An Oklahoma lottery official says scratcher game sales were up about 20% over estimates.

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