Wait for Mississippi Lottery winds down

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)–The wait for the Mississippi Lottery is winding down, but preparations for retailers who want to sell tickets are ramping up.

They have to complete an application, pass a background check and be in good standing with the

Department of Revenue. So, far the Mississippi Lottery has received 1600 applications.

Twelve-hundred have cleared the approval process. On November 25th, scratch-off tickets will be sold.

On January 30, Mega Millions and Powerball begins.

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