Lotto News - Florida Lottery has contributed $28 Billion to education fund
Florida has contributed $28 Billion to education fund
Lottery is just the ticket for learning
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $28 billion to education and sending more than 700,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program, according to official state statistics. The Florida Lottery reinvests 97 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $48.5 billion in prizes and made more than 1,800 millionaires – that's the equivalent of nearly 70 a year!