Mississippi Lottery Corporation makes first transfer to the state


JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – The Mississippi Lottery Corporation makes its first transfer to the state — and it’s a big one.

Last week, the MLC transferred $7.6 million into the Lottery Proceeds Fund.

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That money will go towards improving roads throughout the state.

The lottery has brought in more than $80 million since it began eight weeks ago.

Players have claimed more than $44 million so far.

Powerball and Mega Millions tickets are expected to go on sale at the end of the month..