Last year, $30 million of the Lottery revenue was directed to local police and firefighters' pensions.
An Illinois woman got more than she planned for when she came back to Indiana for her high school reunion. She won a top prize of $90,000 on a $5 Emerald Mine 9X Scratch-off.
Virginia McDade of Savoy, Illinois was returning for her reunion at Maconaquah High School in Miami County. She still has family in Indiana and enjoys playing Hoosier Lottery games when she visits.
Virginia said she plans to use the $90,000 on normal expenses and also put money in savings.
As of Aug. 20, 2018, three top prizes of $90,000 remain for $5 Emerald Mine 9X.
$5 Emerald Mine 9X Estimated Overall Odds 1 in 3.85