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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

State lottery raffle a bust

Posted By on Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:46 PM

We reported back in December that the Arkansas Lottery's million-dollar raffle wasn't living up to expectations. Ernie P. had hoped to sell out the 500,000 $10 tickets for the drawing in two months after the raffle began last July. Didn't happen. There are still more than 200,000 tickets to sell.

Kelly MacNeil at KUAR updates the story today on the news that the raffle will be held in early April whether all tickets are sold or not. No accounting yet on total expenses.

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