Mississippi lottery deposits millions into Education Enhancement Fund

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JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – The Mississippi Lottery Corporation makes its first monthly payment transfer fully directed to fund education.

This month’s transfer was $16,745,250.19.

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So far this year, the corporation has transferred $101,652,540.31 into the State Treasury.

According to Mississippi law, the first $80 million will be used to prepare roads and bridges for the next ten years.

Net proceeds over $80 million will go to the Education Enhancement Fund.