Mississippi Lottery generates additional $8 million for state road projects in November

Published 6:02 am Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Another $8 million more in lottery proceeds have recently been transferred to the state.

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced that it had completed its November transfer of $7,970,084.81 to the state’s Lottery Proceeds Fund.

That amount brings the total amount transferred to the state this fiscal year to $41,625,121.54, according to an MLC news release.

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Under state law, the first $80 million generated by the lottery each year will go toward transportation improvement projects.

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, Dec. 23, is an estimated $321 million. This is the highest the Powerball jackpot has been since January. Mega Millions has an estimated $330 million jackpot for Tuesday, Dec. 22.