Ohio Lottery's annual profit exceeds $1 billion for the second year

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Ohio Lottery reported a $1 billion profit for the second year, bolstered by high sales of two games, Keno and EZPlay QuicKeno.

Ticket sales of $3.05 billion were $59 million less compared to the last fiscal year, according to unaudited numbers for the year. But much of the prior fiscal year's increase was due to a record-setting $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot in January 2016.

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