Legislation introduced to continue lottery game benefitting HIV, AIDS research

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Friday, February 5, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WLS) -- Illinois Lottery players could once again get a shot at winning money and donating to a good cause.

Legislation has been introduced in Springfield to continue the Red Ribbon Cash game; 100 percent of the game's proceeds goes toward prevention and care for those fighting HIV and AIDS in Illinois.

Since 2008, the game has raised more than $6 million for the cause.

This would be the ninth year for the special scratch ticket.

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