Last year, $30 million of the Lottery revenue was directed to local police and firefighters' pensions.
A South Bend man is putting most of his Scratch-off winnings in a savings account for a rainy day.
Dennis Rippey won $24,000 on a $25 Gold Bullion Scratch-off he purchased at South Side Grocery in South Bend.
Dennis said some of the money would go toward bills, but the rest would be saved for a rainy day.
$25 Gold Bullion Estimated Overall Odds 1 in 2.94