Complete List of Community Support
In Fiscal Year 2011 the Massachusetts State Lottery returned $887,912,632 in net profit to the Commonwealth.
Lottery revenues are distributed to the 351 cities and towns of the Commonwealth according to a local aid formula established by the Legislature. Lottery funds are not earmarked for any specific programs, allowing cities and towns to choose how they would like to spend the funds. The Photo Version of the listing below includes a sample of how some cities and towns have used Lottery revenues to fund local programs and services.