January 1, 2011 by staff
Pa Lottery, The Pennsylvania Lottery achieved record sales of instant games and 52,735,834 for the week of December 21 to 27, surpassing the previous record of $ 48,685,337 – set 22-28 December 2009 – by $ 4,050,497, or 8, 3 percent.
“The Lottery in Pennsylvania has remained focused on increasing sales and profits for programs that serve seniors,” said Lottery Executive Director Ed Trees. “This achievement is a record of credit to our network of more With 8,700 retail partners and staff lottery, which are all dedicated to our mission of generating revenue for programs benefiting more Pennsylvanians.”
Instant sales the previous week have also cracked the top 10 sales of all time. Eight of the top 30 weeks Lottery instant sales occurred during the last six months.
Sales of instant games and based on the terminal and totaled over 81.1 million between December 21 and 27, which makes last week’s fifth largest week total sales since Pennsylvania joined Powerball in 2002.
Selling fiscal year to date and a total of nearly 1.53 billion, 3.4 percent before the 2009-10 figures.
About the Lottery Pennsylvania Lottery Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state that designates all its products to programs that benefit older people. Since its inception 38 years ago, the Pennsylvania Lottery has contributed more than $ 20.1 billion to programs that include property tax and rent rebates, free and reduced-price transit rides shared at low cost prescription drug programs PACE and PACENET; long-term living services, agencies and Area 52 on Aging, including more than 600 full-time and part-time senior centers throughout the state. Lottery Pennsylvania reminds its players to play responsibly. Players must be 18 years or more.
For more information visit the Pennsylvania Lottery www.palottery.com.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery
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