Updated: 9 hours ago Published: 9 hours ago
The Powerball/Mega Millions lotteries should be installed for Alaska at this time. There are 45 states, Washington D.C., and three other U.S. possessions that are already in on the drawings. It could add some additional jobs around the state. It is estimated that the first year would increase the state net revenue by around $8 million. That figure would grow some each year.
Also, occasional winners could bring in some increase of cash flow into the economy. Tourists looking to buy tickets would end up buying other things in the store selling tickets. That will help the local economies. In addition, Alaska could adopt a state lottery which would add more dollars to the state revenue figure.
— Clifford L. Davidson
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