Stories tagged: "Michigan Lottery"

Jackpot: Michigan Lottery Kicks Back $1.25 Billion to Public Schools

More than $1 billion in profits collected through the Michigan Lottery last year are now headed to the state’s School Aid Fund to provide much-needed cash for public schools.

Check cashers sold nearly $36 million in lottery products from 2017 through 2020. (Garrett Adamtsev/Boston University/The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism via AP)
State Lottery Transfers Wealth Out of Needy Communities in Michigan

An investigation of state lotteries found that retailers are disproportionately clustered in low-income communities in nearly every state—including Michigan.