September 2, 2014

Nebraska Lottery distributes more than $9-million to beneficiaries

Beneficiaries of the Nebraska Lottery received their share of scratch and lotto ticket sales late last week. Public Information Officer for the Lottery Neil Watson says the funds were split between five beneficiaries.

The Education Innovation Fund received $1,688,330. Nebraska Opportunity Grant Fund $2,115,765.

Nebraska Environmental Trust Fund $3,804,086.

Nebraska State Fair Support and Improvement Fund $854,851. Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund $585,485.

Money is distributed quarterly. A total of $458,533,824 has been distributed in quarterly transfers since the Nebraska Lottery began operation on September 11, 1993.