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Pennsylvania Lottery

  1. 1. Welcome to the Lottery!
  2. 2. Pennsylvania Lottery Overview <ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Lottery Divisions </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Benefit Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Key Stakeholders </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mission Statement <ul><li>Our sole mission is to provide funds that benefit older Pennsylvanians every day. Through the responsible sale of entertaining Lottery products, we generate funds to support vital state-sponsored programs for older Pennsylvanians. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Overview of Lottery Divisions <ul><li>Press and Public Relations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develops PR strategies to build awareness of Lottery, its games, and programs funded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writes and edits annual publications, correspondence, and news releases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepares talking points, speeches, and briefings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicates with players and members of news media </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Overview of Lottery Divisions <ul><li>Administration and Finance Division </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage/Distribution/Facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget Section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchasing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Claims Validation/Online Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant Accounting </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Overview of Lottery Divisions <ul><li>Consumer Marketing Division </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Product Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertising/Promotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Policy and Regulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drawings </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Overview of Lottery Divisions <ul><li>Retail Operations Division </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Accounts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Management Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment/Asset Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project Field Support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seven Area Offices </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Lottery Fact <ul><li>Lottery has area offices in Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre, Harrisburg, Clearfield, Pittsburgh, Erie, and Lehigh Valley. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Overview of Lottery Divisions <ul><li>Security Division </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Validations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Major Vendor Contracts for FY10-11 <ul><li>Scientific Games </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terminal-based – central system, retail equipment, communications, service, telemarketing, marketing support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant – ticket printing, warehousing, distribution, marketing support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MARC USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full advertising services </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. History <ul><li>The Pennsylvania Lottery was established in 1971 to generate property tax relief for older residents of the Commonwealth. </li></ul><ul><li>In March 1972, Lottery launched with a 50-cent ticket featuring weekly drawings and a grand prize of $1 million. Net revenues at the end of the first fiscal year totaled $57.7 million – $27.7 million more than the original $30 million projected. </li></ul>
  12. 12. History <ul><li>Two years later, in May 1975, Lottery introduced the first instant ‘rub-off’ game. </li></ul><ul><li>Launched in March 1977, The Daily Number was the first of the Lottery’s numbers games where players selected their number combination. In addition, it was the first time players learned whether or not they were winners through a live, televised drawing, broadcast six nights a week at 7 p.m. </li></ul>
  13. 13. History <ul><li>Over the past three decades, the Lottery has grown to offer players eight terminal-based games, plus twice-a-year Millionaire Raffle drawings. Today, between 40 and 55 different instant games are sold simultaneously, thereby offering players a greater variety and choice. </li></ul>
  14. 14. History <ul><li>Fiscal year 2009-10 Lottery sales totaled $3.065 billion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It was the fifth-best year for ticket sales and fourth-best for profits in the Lottery’s history. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant games accounted for about 57 percent of all Pennsylvania Lottery ticket sales. Instant games sales for the fiscal year totaled more than $1.75 billion. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Terminal-based game sales – including The Daily Number, Big 4, Quinto, Treasure Hunt, Cash 5, Super 7 (now ended), Mix & Match (now ended), Match 6, Millionaire Raffle, Powerball and Mega Millions – totaled $1.32 billion for the fiscal year. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Net operating revenues were $915.7 million </li></ul>
  15. 15. History <ul><li>Lottery sales have grown by more than $1.1 billion, or 59 percent, since fiscal year 2001-02. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It took 19 years the last time the Lottery grew by $1 billion; it took four years in the Rendell administration. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>According to the most recent industry reports, the Pennsylvania Lottery ranked sixth out of 43 lotteries in annual sales and fifth in annual profits. </li></ul>
  16. 16. History <ul><li>The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only U.S. lottery that dedicates 100 percent of its proceeds to programs benefiting older residents. </li></ul><ul><li>Since inception, the Lottery has generated more than $20.1 billion for these important programs, which improve the quality of life for hundreds of thousands of older Pennsylvanians, every day. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Benefit Programs <ul><li>Over the years, programs that benefit from Lottery funds have grown to include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Property tax and rent rebates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free transit and reduced-fare shared rides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PACE and PACENET prescription assistance programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area Agencies on Aging and senior centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term living services </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Benefit Programs <ul><li>About 30 cents of each dollar spent on Lottery tickets is dedicated to funding these programs, exceeding the statutory requirement that Lottery return 27 percent of sales to benefit programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Last year alone the Lottery provided more than $915 million to fund these programs. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Where does the money go? 29.9¢ 2.5¢ 6.7¢ 60.9¢
  20. 20. Key Stakeholders <ul><li>Executive Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Aging </li></ul><ul><li>Lottery Retailers </li></ul><ul><li>Lottery Players </li></ul><ul><li>Older Pennsylvanians </li></ul><ul><li>Lottery Vendors and Associations </li></ul><ul><li>All Pennsylvania Residents </li></ul><ul><li>Media </li></ul>