Massachusetts Lottery News
Mar 8, 2015 | via Lowell Sun
Milap Patel, an employee at Jimmy's Convenience Store on Pleasant Street in Dracut, sees a steady stream of Keno customers who watch the games play out on the screens behind him. Despite being the state's fifth biggest Keno hot spot with $11.2 million in sales, Dracut received just over $3 million in total community support from the Lottery. Comment?
Feb 24, 2015 | via WWLP
Expectations of Lottery profits earmarked for local aid to Massachusetts cities and towns have been reduced by $35 million for the remainder of this year and next year due to budget cuts made by Gov. Charlie Baker and the Legislature to close a mid-year shortfall. Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and Lottery Executive Director Beth Bresnahan briefed the Lottery Commission Tuesday on the impacts of the $1.7 million cut made in February to the Lottery's $97 million budget. Comment?
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