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As a result of two voter initiatives, Oregonians created the Oregon State Lottery in 1984. The lottery’s mission, “Operate a lottery with the highest standards of security and integrity to earn maximum profits for the people of Oregon commensurate with the public good,” directs the efforts of the over 400 statewide lottery employees. Oregon’s lottery is both a public trust and a market-driven business. Lottery revenues—over $1 billion a year since 2006—result in transfers to the state to help fund public endeavors.