SD Lottery sale up in 2021

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota lottery sales and revenues continue to grow year over year.

The Lottery Board heard a report on sales and revenue at their meeting last week in Pierre.

Lottery Deputy Executive Director Clark Hepper says scratch off ticket sales show strong results.

Hepper says video lottery revenues also continue to increase.

Hepper says video lottery revenues are expected to be higher again this year.

Video lottery brought in just under one hundred forty-nine million dollars in the last fiscal year and is estimated to rise to one hundred seventy-one million dollars this year.