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Lottery Officials Hope To Overcome Sales Dip With New Game

by Sheila AshKentucky Lottery officials are hoping to generate a boost in sales with a new game.Lottery sales dropped nearly $15 million in the first half of the fiscal year, with $375 million collected. The new game—called Decades of Dollars–is estimated to generate $300 thousand in sales per week.Spokesperson Sara Westerman says the game follows calls for higher jackpots."[It's] $250 thousand a year for 30 years," she says. "This game is a multi-state game so currently it’s being played with Virginia and Georgia."Decades of Dollars replaces the Lottery's Win for Life gameKentucky Lottery Proceeds pay for college scholarships, grants and literacy programs.

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