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AP: The 41-year-old Pennsylvania Lottery recorded $3.5 billion in sales for the year that ended June 30 and contributed more than $1 billion in profits

HARRISBURG, Pa.—Employees of the Pennsylvania Lottery said Tuesday they can beat a profit projection offered by a British firm seeking to manage one of the nation’s largest lotteries under a privatization plan being considered by Gov. Tom Corbett.

The employees’ union made the comments as part of a counterproposal it delivered to Corbett’s administration, which is exploring whether to hire Camelot Global Services on a 20-year contract.

In its proposal, Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said Camelot’s profit projections are largely achieved through the expansion of gambling—not through the company’s expertise—and existing staff can do the job better.

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