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Lottery education dollars slipping

Source: Posted By: Hinton B...4249 days ago

Just four years after it sold its first lottery ticket, the Oklahoma Lottery's contribution to public education is on the decline as it is burdened by a faltering economy, unfavorable state policies and competition from tribal casinos and an upstart new lottery in neighboring Arkansas.

The Oklahoma Lottery's board of directors Tuesday adopted a $180.9 million budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 that estimates the lottery will generate $66.7 million in revenue for public education during....

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