2009 Annual Report Available
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MILLION BACK TO
NEBRASKA
November 3, 2009--By November 1 of each year, the Nebraska Lottery is required by law to deliver its written annual report to the Governor and the Legislature. The report is a public record.

The 2009 Annual Report and Resource Guide (for the fiscal year that began on July 1, 2008 and ended on June 30, 2009) contains a number of notable highlights.

Product Developments
During the fiscal year (October 1, 2008), the Nebraska Lottery introduced the new on-line game, MyDaY, which produced nearly $2 million in sales in its first nine months of operations. The Nebraska Lottery also participated in enhancements made to Powerball by the Multi-State Lottery Association. A partnership with the Nebraska Department of Economic Development Division of Travel and Tourism resulted in the Nebraska 101 $2 Scratch game featuring Nebraska trivia and offering Nebraska vacation packages.

Strong Sales
Sales of all Nebraska Lottery games (Scratch and Lotto) for the fiscal year totaled more than $123 million.

Beneficiary Fund Contributions
Total contributions to Nebraska Lottery beneficiary funds passed $349 million with the June quarterly transfer. During the fiscal year, Nebraska Lottery beneficiary funds received a total of $30,245,117.

Website Traffic Growth
During the fiscal year, visits to nelottery.com grew by 7 percent to more than 3 million.

Beyond these highlights, the 2009 Annual Report and Resource Guide contains information about general operations, research findings, and major winners claimed at Nebraska Lottery claim centers.

The Nebraska Lottery 2009 Annual Report and Resource Guide (41 pages, full-color) is available in PDF form here.

To request a full-color, bound copy of the Nebraska Lottery 2009 Annual Report and Resource Guide, email your name and mailing address to lottery@nelottery.com or write to:

Nebraska Lottery
P.O. Box 98901
Lincoln, NE 68509