Opinion: Oregon Lottery Scoreboard is hamstrung with college sports wagering ban John Canzano, The Oregonian · February 26, 2020 at 6:23 am It’s no shocker, but our state managed to turned a sure-thing sports venture into a losing proposition. The Oregon Lottery will lose money on the agency’s new mobile sports wagering proposition in the first fiscal year, as Willamette Week first reported this week. The fiscal year ends June 30. And what was once projected as a $6.3 million windfall at the launch will instead be a $5.3 million loss. How did it happen?