Since its beginning in 1988, the Wisconsin Lottery
has managed the Lottery fund with the following results
- Prizes Paid
($5.8 billion or 56.53% of revenue)
At least 50% of total revenue must be dedicated to prize winnings.
- Retailer Compensation Paid
($610.6 million or 5.93% of revenue)
This money goes to Wisconsin businesses.
- Operational Expenses
($681.3 million or 6.62% of revenue)
Expenses include staff salaries. The Lottery has operated well below the mandated limit of 10%.
- Funding for Property Tax Credits
($3.1 billion or 30.92% of revenue)
This money has been returned to eligible Wisconsin taxpayers.
Over the years, the Wisconsin Lottery has generated more than $10.2 billion in total revenue. At least 95% of that revenue has gone back to the people of Wisconsin. That money stays in Wisconsin's economy for the good of everyone.