Lottery Proceeds

Where do Lottery proceeds/revenues go?

100% of Lottery proceeds go to the Lottery Tuition Fund per the New Mexico Lottery Act.

Click here to find detailed information in the New Mexico Lottery’s Annual Reports.

How do you decide who gets Lottery money?

These decisions are made by the Legislature and Governor, and then administered by the agencies that they designate. Currently, all funds are earmarked for higher education through the Legislative Lottery Scholarship program administered by the Higher Education Department.