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Virginia State Lotteries Laws

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Code Section58.1-4000, et seq.
Distribution of Lottery RevenueOperating costs and administration not to exceed 10% (with special reserve fund); rest to general fund solely for purpose of public education
Additional Purpose of Lottery -
Lottery Prize Subject to Garnishment Unpaid child support obligations and payment of public assistance owed by individual
Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition180 days/paid into Literary Fund (prizes of less than $25 go into state lottery fund)
Prohibited Related ActivitiesSale over fixed price; sales to minors; altered/forged tickets

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