Mississippi legislature approves state lottery, could impact Louisiana finances
Posted on 8/28/2018 5:02:00 PM.

Mississippi’s legislature has approved a state lottery that could end up taking a bite out of Louisiana lottery revenues that fund K-12 education. Mississippi will use its lottery revenues to improve roads. State Legislative Chief Economist Greg Albrecht says after Texas approved it’s lotto in 1991, Louisiana’s finances took a hit.

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Saturday's historic Powerball jackpot tops $700 million dollars
Posted on 1/8/2016 3:24:00 AM.
It's clear that more people than ever are playing the Powerball as it reaches the highest mark for a lottery prize in US history at $700 million dollars. The cash value is $428.4 million and Louisiana Lottery spokeswoman Kimberly Chopin says the prize could go even higher before Saturday's drawing. She says this has shattered all records.
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