Missouri Lottery was created in 1985 with the purpose of entertainment and raising funds for the state’s public education program.
The Missouri Lottery Commission comprises of five members, appointed by the governor and approved by the Senate, to govern the Lottery. Not more than three people of the same political party can be the members of the Commission, as stated in Missouri Statute 313.215. The Commissioners do not receive any salary and serve various terms, ranging from one to three years.
The Commission enforces the supervisory role over the lottery by issuing rules and appointing a director. The Director is liable to run the day-to-day business of the lottery, including the hiring of employees, issuing licenses and negotiating contracts with vendors.
Proceeds from Lottery ticket sales and unclaimed prizes go back to the community for -State General Fund solely for public education
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