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Arizona Lottery sets record for sales this year

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Posted at 1:12 PM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 16:13:08-04

PHOENIX — The Arizona Lottery has hit a historic milestone — surpassing more than $1 billion in sales.

The annual instant-win and draw games sales have reached historic records, with a total of $1,001,306,034.

Lottery officials, retailers and beneficiaries are excited about the record-breaking news, especially with 26 days remaining in its fiscal year 2019.

Additionally, lottery revenue is on track to generate more than $72 million in retailer commissions across the state.

For more, read the full story from the Phoenix Business Journal.