People have been planning their retirement through the Texas Lottery for 25 years now.

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Today, the Texas Lottery launched it's 25th Anniversary Scratch Ticket. In a media release, Executive Director Gary Grief wrote, "Over the past 25 years, the Texas Lottery has generated $26 billion in revenue for the state including total contributions of $20 billion for public education and $77 million for Texas veterans.”

On March 2, 2017, the Texas House of Representatives adopted House Resolution 403, which commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Texas Lottery.

Some of you may remember watching then-Texas Governor Ann Richards buying the first Texas Lottery ticket at Polk's Feed Store in Oak Hill on May 29, 1992.