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12-18-2010 Lottery To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Nearly $2.2 Billion In Prizes To Traditional Game Players From

The West Virginia Lottery plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary on Jan. 9 with cumulative sales of nearly $16 billion since the first ticket was sold in 1986, according to Lottery Director John Musgrave. He said more than $5.9 billion in profits has been transferred to state programs; more than $4 billion of that figure was generated by Racetrack and Limited Video Lottery games. “The $5.9 billion profit could not have been imagined when the first ticket was sold 25… View Article