Lottery Ticket Sales on the Rise Across the U.S.

September 1, 2011 Updated Sep 1, 2011 at 7:57 PM EDT

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Lottery Ticket Sales on the Rise Across the U.S.

September 1, 2011 Updated Sep 1, 2011 at 7:57 PM EDT

Lottery ticket sales are surging across the United States, according to a USA Today story.

According to the report, 28 of the 41 state lotteries that have their fiscal years end in June had higher sales this year than last. And 17 of those state lotteries set sales records in the last fiscal year.

Read the USA Today story HERE.