Lottery announces October transfer to the State

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) is turning more than $9.5 million to state coffers for the month of October.  

As is required by law, the MLC completed its October transfer to the state for $9,579,510.40, bringing Fiscal Year 2023 total transfer to approximately $37,869,149.34.

The MLC is required to transfer net proceeds within 20 days following the close of each calendar month. The first $80 million each fiscal year goes to Mississippi Department of Transportation projects; proceeds exceeding $80 million in a fiscal year are earmarked for the Education Enhancement Fund.

All numbers contingent on financial audit.

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