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519. Lottery Sales--Type of Game and Use of Proceeds

[In millions of dollars (2,393 represents $2,393,000,000).

 
Govern- Govern-
ment Cumu- ment
    Game 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Use of proceeds proceeds lative 1 proceeds
1993 1965-95 1997
 
  Total ticket sales 2,393 9,035 20,017 21,200 22,069 25,170 28,514 31,931 34,031 35,486 35,588 35,966 nnTotal 2 9,106 92,922 11,959
Passive 2 206 88 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) Education 4,833 52,061 6,204
Instant 3 527 1,296 5,204 5,218 6,104 7,948 9,681 11,511 13,268 14,217 13,882 13,933 General fund 2,439 21,133 2,946
Three-digit 4 1,554 3,376 4,572 4,889 4,767 4,861 5,294 5,737 5,680 5,639 5,643 5,237 Cities 651 9,013 1,580
Four-digit 4 55 693 1,302 1,357 1,637 1,739 1,872 1,941 2,003 2,111 2,232 2,655 Senior citizen programs 605 8,708 701
Lotto 5 52 3,583 8,563 8,619 8,506 9,516 10,024 10,594 10,227 9,996 9,854 9,794 Taxes 231 (NA) 32
Other 6 (NA) (NA) 409 1,118 1,055 1,106 1,642 2,148 2,853 3,523 3,978 4,347 Economic development 180 1,385 349
  State proceeds 978 3,735 7,703 7,672 8,118 9,106 9,977 11,100 11,576 11,959 12,102 11,255 Environment 23 485 31


NA Not available.
1 March 12, 1964 - June 30, 1995.
2 Includes other not shown separately.
3 Also known as draw game or ticket. Player must match his ticket to winning numbers drawn by lottery. Players cannot choose their numbers.
4 Player scratches a latex section on ticket which reveals instantly whether ticket is a winner.
5 Players choose and bet on three or four digits, depending on game, with various payoffs for different straight order or mixed combination bets.
6 Players typically select six digits out of a large field of numbers. Varying prizes are offered for matching three through six numbers drawn by lottery.
7 Includes breakopen tickets, spiel, keno, video lottery, etc.
8 Sales minus prizes and expenses equal net government income.

Source: TLF Publications, Inc., Boyds, MD, 2000 World Lottery Almanac, annual; LaFleur's Fiscal 1999 Lottery Special Report and LaFleur's Lottery World Government Profits Report (copyright).



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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