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By CHRISTEN SMITH
The Center Square 

'Record Breaking' Lottery to Benefit Seniors

 

August 5, 2021



Pennsylvania lottery profits exceeded a “record-breaking” $1.3 billion, state officials said Monday, Aug. 2.

Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko said it’s the 10th consecutive year that the agency’s revenue hit $1 billion, driven by an all-time ticket sales high of $5.3 billion, including scratch-offs, Powerball and Mega Millions.

Online play sales totaled $887 million, growing each year since the offerings launched in May 2018, the agency said.

Svitko said the funds will support tax and rent rebates, free and reduced-fare transportation and prescription assistance,...



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