Other (indicate in message) Submitted: June 25, 2018 | Updated: January 4, 2019

State of North Carolina Education Lottery Public Records Request

Good morning, I would like information on the following from July 1, 2016 until the time the request is fulfilled:
1. How much money from the North Carolina education lottery has been given to North Carolina Schools over the past two years.
2. How much money has been paid to lottery winners over the past two years.
3. How much has been paid for administrative costs and advertising over the past two years

Thank you.

Status: Completed

Activity:

  • January 4, 2019 12:55 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    to: Robert Denton <Robert.Denton@lotterync.net>
    date: Jan 4, 2019, 12:55 PM
    subject: Re: N.C. Education Lottery info that you requested

     

    Van,

     

    Thank you for your assistance with this request! We have added this update to the site and marked the request as complete.

     

    We appreciate your help!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Completed
  • January 4, 2019 9:22 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Robert Denton <Robert.Denton@lotterync.net>
    to: “records@sunshinerequest.com” <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    cc: Quan Kirk <Quan.Kirk@lotterync.net>
    date: Jan 4, 2019, 9:22 AM
    subject: N.C. Education Lottery info that you requested

     

    We have completed your request for information on the lottery’s finances. Please see the answers below to your three questions. Let me know if you need additional information.

     

    Sincerely,

     

    Van Denton

     

    “Good morning, I would like information on the following from July 1, 2016 until the time the request is fulfilled:

     

    1. How much money from the North Carolina education lottery has been given to North Carolina Schools over the past two years? The N.C. Education Lottery has raised $1.29 billion for education in the past two years, including $670,261,549 in fiscal year 2018 and $622,505,029 in fiscal year 2017.

     

    2. How much money has been paid to lottery winners over the past two years? The prize expense of the N.C. Education Lottery was $3,190,985,907 in the past two years, including $1,647,827,727 in fiscal year 2018 and $1,543,158,180 in fiscal year 2017.

     

    3. How much has been paid for administrative costs and advertising over the past two years? Administrative costs of the N.C. Education Lottery includes advertising. The Education Lottery spend less than 1 percent of its revenues on advertising. Over the past two years, the N.C. Education Lottery’s administrative expenses, the money needed to support a $2.6 billion sales and marketing business, totaled $114,713,983. In fiscal year 2018, administrative expenses were $61,348,820, or 2.35 percent of overall revenue. In fiscal year 2017, administrative expenses were $53,365,162, or 2.19 percent of revenue. Advertising expenses made up $24,661,103 of administrative expenses in fiscal year 2018 and $20,109,724 in fiscal year 2017.

     

    Van Denton
    Director of Communications
    Brand Management & Communications

     

    2728 Capital Blvd. Suite 144, Raleigh, NC 27604
    O 919.301.3308 M 919.650.9409

     

    Please Play Responsibly


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • January 2, 2019 4:46 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Robert Denton <Robert.Denton@lotterync.net>
    to: “records@sunshinerequest.com” <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    date: Jan 2, 2019, 4:46 PM
    subject: Info from N.C. Education Lottery

     

    Good evening,

     

    Your email went to the wrong email address at the lottery, but arrived in my email box today. We’ll get that info for you and respond shortly.

     

    Van Denton
    Director of Communications
    Brand Management & Communications

     

    2728 Capital Blvd. Suite 144, Raleigh, NC 27604
    O 919.301.3308 M 919.650.9409

    Please Play Responsibly


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • January 2, 2019 2:13 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    to: terri.avery@lotterync.net,
    bill.jourdain@lotterync.net
    date: Jan 2, 2019, 2:13 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: State of North Carolina Education Lottery Public Records Request

     

    Hello NC Education Lottery,

     

    Happy new year! Following up on this request and wanted to confirm that you had received it and will begin processing. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist!

     

    Thank you,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • December 21, 2018 12:56 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    to: terri.avery@lotterync.net,
    bill.jourdain@lotterync.net
    date: Dec 21, 2018, 12:56 PM
    subject: Records Request: State of North Carolina Education Lottery Public Records Request

     

    Hello NC Education Lottery,

     

    I work for a website called Sunshine Request www.sunshinerequest.com. We built a site that makes it easier to make public records requests by filling out a simple form, and the results of any requests are posted on our site. This allows citizens to learn more about our local government, while saving staff from having to fulfill duplicate requests. If you have any questions about the project, please let me know, and I’ll be happy to answer.

     

    We received a request for information that may be available in your office. If there’s another party that we should be contacting about this request then please let us know.

     

    Here are the details sent by the requester:

     

    Subject: State of North Carolina Education Lottery Public Records Request

     

    Message:

     

    “Good morning, I would like information on the following from July 1, 2016 until the time the request is fulfilled:
    1. How much money from the North Carolina education lottery has been given to North Carolina Schools over the past two years.
    2. How much money has been paid to lottery winners over the past two years.
    3. How much has been paid for administrative costs and advertising over the past two years

     

    Thank you.”

     

    We appreciate your help.
    Have a great afternoon!

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • December 12, 2018 3:43 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    to: playerinfo@lotterync.net
    date: Dec 12, 2018, 3:43 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: State of North Carolina Education Lottery Public Records Request

     

    Hello NC Education Lottery,

     

    Just checking in. We are looking to complete this request on our site and were just wondering if it was being processed on your end and when you anticipated it to be finished? Please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • November 29, 2018 12:23 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    to: playerinfo@lotterync.net
    date: Nov 29, 2018, 12:23 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: State of North Carolina Education Lottery Public Records Request

     

    Hello NC Education Lottery,

     

    Hope you’ve been well! We are looking to complete this request on our site and were just wondering if it was being processed on your end and when you anticipated it to be finished? Please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • July 16, 2018 3:43 pm

    9 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    to: playerinfo@lotterync.net
    date: Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 3:43 PM
    subject: Records Request: State of North Carolina Education Lottery Public Records Request

     

    Hello NC Education Lottery,

     

    I work for a website called Sunshine Request www.sunshinerequest.com. We built a site that makes it easier to make public records requests by filling out a simple form, and the results of any requests are posted on our site. This allows citizens to learn more about our local government, while saving staff from having to fulfill duplicate requests. If you have any questions about the project, please let me know, and I’ll be happy to answer.

     

    We recently received a request for information that may be available in your office. If there’s another party that we should be contacting about this request then please let us know.

     

    Here are the details sent by the requester:

     

    Subject: State of North Carolina Education Lottery Public Records Request

     

    Message:

     

    “Good morning, I would like information on the following from July 1, 2016 until the time the request is fulfilled:
    1. How much money from the North Carolina education lottery has been given to North Carolina Schools over the past two years.
    2. How much money has been paid to lottery winners over the past two years.
    3. How much has been paid for administrative costs and advertising over the past two years

     

    Thank you.”

     

    We appreciate your help.
    Have a great evening!

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • June 25, 2018 4:18 pm

    9 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending