More Kentucky Lottery money is coming into Taylor County than going out.
During the 2006-2007 fiscal year, the lottery paid out $4,092,650 in prizes and scholarships to Taylor Countians, while it took in $3,625,185 from sales.
While sales dipped slightly from the previous fiscal year's $3,638,569, the amount paid out in prizes increased. Lottery players won $2,222,238 in Taylor County in 2006-2007 compared to $2,183,141 in 2005-2006.
But ticket winners aren't the only ones reaping the benefits of the Kentucky Lottery.