Rhode Island Lottery reports swell in sales as ilottery bolsters FY22 figures

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The Rhode Island Lottery has announced sales of $305.1m for the Fiscal Year 2022, up 3.1% year-on-year.

Publishing a month-by-month account of nine different sale types in its FY2022 report, the lottery outperformed its total of $295.9m set during the previous year.

Three channels played a significant role in this achievement; PowerBall, Keno and ilottery.

PowerBall sales amounted to $26.2m in FY2022, an increase of 25% YoY (FY2021: $20.9m), while the revenue for Keno between the start of July 2021 and end of June 2022 came to $89.7m, up 13.8% (FY2021: $78.8m).

The sales of its ilottery were also a contributing factor as they increased 32.8% YoY to $9.5m (FY2021: $7.2m).

However, the lottery’s Instant Tickets sales fell by 3% YoY to $130.6m (FY2021: $134.6m).

Additionally, Numbers Game sales decreased 5.9% YoY to $22.9m, down from the $24.3m received during the previous year.

Wild Money witnessed one of the biggest YoY sales percentage falls of 29.8%, bringing in just $5.6m in FY2022 compared to $8.3m in FY2021.

The title of biggest drop went to its sales of Mega Millions, though, which dropped 30.4% YoY to $10.9m (FY2021: $15.7m).

However, Lucky for Life sales increased 40.3% YoY to $8.1m (FY2021: $4.8m), and the lottery’s Bingo revenue enjoyed a slight rise of 11% YoY to $1.4m, up from its previous year sales of $1.3m).

Meanwhile, the Rhode Island Lottery announced a significant deal earlier this year as it signed a 20-year contract extension with lottery supplier IGT in February.