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where is all the money going

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) “Where does all the extra money go?” Don Young asked. “I’m against lotteries. It’s always been sad to me that we’ve had to gamble in Tennessee to pay for anything.”The lottery came to Tennessee in 2004. Congressman Steve Cohen was instrumental in bringing the lottery to the state. wholesale jerseys In fact, he was on Beale Street in January 2004 to buy the first lottery ticket in Tennessee.Cohen is proud of his role in bringing the lottery to Tennessee. He says it helps the state fund several educational opportunities.For every dollar spent on the Powerball, 50 cents goes back to prizes, but 42.2 cents goes to education programs...

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