N.C. lottery sales are cutting into Virginia Lottery's profits, but a Cana store remains one of state's top sellers.
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 7:00 am (Updated: November 10, 7:59 am)
CANA — Lottery revenues may have declined in the competition for dollars with North Carolina, but one Cana store continues to lead Virginia in sales.
Cana Exxon Stop remains a destination for scratch-off and Cash 5 tickets from the Virginia Lottery, despite the Tarheels commencing their own state-sponsored games of chance about five years ago.
When creating the lottery, North Carolina officials expressed a desire to recapture the money that had been going into the other states' coffers — particularly Virginia and South Carolina.
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