Missouri Lottery proceeds to public education in the past year were the highest ever, beating the previous fiscal year by nearly 8 percent. On Thursday they transferred 17 point 3 million dollar reaching a final total of 280-million dollars. These funds represent approximately 4 point 25 percent of the annual funding required for Missouri’s public education system. Lottery Spokeswoman Susan Goedde tells KZIM-KSIM people are surprised to find out how much money goes back to the public. Starting next week the lottery will up your chances to win with Jackpot July. Every Tuesday and Friday you can earn a free Power Ball Play with every 5-dollar purchase of a mega million ticket.
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