Virginia Public Schools Gain Millions From Lottery

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April 3, 2012

5:01 PM

Even though a Virginian didn’t win the big Mega Millions jackpot, Virginia public schools still made away with a cool $22 million in profit from the ticket sales, according to The Associated Press. Schools weren’t the only winners — officials say that Virginia retailers made more than $2.4 million in selling commissions.

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Zach Hardy '15 is an English major from Richmond, Va. He was previously Chief Staff Writer, Online Editor and Associate Online Editor.