ASL_Logo_Color_2c_gradient

Columbia County residents lost $109,933 more than they won from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery in August.

Columbia County had lottery ticket sales of $372,175 for August, up from $359,537 in July, according to a report released September 10 by the Office of the Arkansas Lottery, a division of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.

For August, Columbia County had winnings of $262,242, up from $214,727 awarded in July.

According to the report, statewide lottery ticket sales totaled $40,545,741.50 in August, up from $39,938,936.50 in July. August winnings awarded statewide were $27,648,204, compared to $25,321,088 in July.

The seven neighboring Southwest Arkansas counties surveyed had lottery ticket sales and winnings for August as follows:

Calhoun County had lottery ticket sales of $60,185 in August, with winnings of $36,129 awarded.

Hempstead County had lottery ticket sales of $418,853 in August, with winnings of $263,207 awarded.

Lafayette County had lottery ticket sales of $88,317.50 in August, with winnings of $53,132 awarded.

Miller County had lottery ticket sales of $640,101 in August, with winnings of $390,192 awarded.

Nevada County had lottery ticket sales of $223,129 in August, with winnings of $149,609 awarded.

Ouachita County had lottery ticket sales of $599,298.50 in August, with winnings of $534,511 awarded.

Union County had lottery ticket sales of $929,456.50 in August, with winnings of $630,553 awarded.

The five top-selling retailers in Columbia County for the month of August included the following:

Tobacco Station USA No. 1, 901 E. Main St., Magnolia, total net sales $75,348.50, average weekly sales $18,837.13.

Magnolia Food Mart, 302 Hwy. 79 North, Magnolia, total net sales $35,386, average weekly sales $8,846.50.

Dixie Mart No. 25, 1119 S. Jackson St., Magnolia, total net sales $19,345, average weekly sales $4,836.25.

Dixie Mart No. 28, 407 W. Main St., Magnolia, total net sales $18,550, average weekly sales $4,637.50.

EZ Mart No. 4210, 206 W. McKissack St., Waldo, total net sales $18,224.50, average weekly sales $4,556.13.

Other retailers and their totals for the month of August included:

Tobacco Superstore No. 85, 1100 E. Main St., Magnolia, total net sales $17,938.50, average weekly sales $4,484.63.

Riders Travel Plaza, 441 Hwy. 79 South, Magnolia, total net sales $17,670.50, average weekly sales $4,417.63.

Dixie Mart No. 23, 1 Warnock Springs Rd., Magnolia, total net sales $16,781.50, average weekly sales $4,195.38.

Dixie Mart No. 27, 1016 E. Main St., Magnolia, total net sales $15,526.50, average weekly sales $3,881.63.

Dixie Mart No. 21, 1645 E. Main St., Magnolia, total net sales $15,255, average weekly sales $3,813.75.

Murphy USA 6925, 58 Hwy. 79 Bypass North, Magnolia, total net sales $11,652.50, average weekly sales $2,913.13.

Emerson Food Mart, 402 N. Elm St., Emerson, total net sales $10,157.50, average weekly sales $2,539.38.

Rider Express, 2052 N. Jackson St., Magnolia, total net sales $9,974.50, average weekly sales $2,493.63.

Dixie Mart No. 24, 203 N. Elm St., Emerson, total net sales $9,575, average weekly sales $2,393.75.

Tom's Korner Store, 3860 Hwy. 344, Magnolia, total net sales $4,960.50, average weekly sales $1,240.13.

Village One Stop LLC, 4961 Hwy. 82 East, Magnolia, total net sales $2,564.50, average weekly sales $641.13.

Magnolia Travel Center 10 U.S. Hwy. 82, Magnolia, total net sales $826.50, average weekly sales $206.63.

Brookshire Food Store, 1623 E. Main St., Magnolia, total net sales -$1,131.50, average weekly sales -$282.88.

It is noted that Brookshire's total is a negative number. According to a representative with the ASL, this negative number indicated a retailer to which the ASL owes money. Retailers with a negative balance cash more lottery tickets than they sell. The ASL pays them every quarter for any negative balance they have.

CLICK HERE to read more local news on our website. Tell your friends and family that thanks to our advertisers, they can read news for free on our website.

Email us at news@magnoliareporter.com

CLICK HERE to find us on Facebook.

CLICK HERE to follow us on Twitter @Magnolia_Report

 

Click an emoticon to express your reaction to this article.

0
0
1
0
0

Tags