Keno tickets are likely to be phased out from retail shops over a five year period, but retail owners are appealing the proposal that could result in detrimental losses for them. SA Lotteries argues that if Keno can only be played in licensed gaming venues, Keno players could drop by at least 30%.
Two Canadian men are claiming a jackpot prize of over $200,000 from Manitoba Lotteries Corporation. However, the casino opted not to pay since according to them, it was a system error and machine malfunction. The men are considering filing legal action sagainst the casino.
A group in Nebraska is pushing for a initiative petition allowing video keno in the state. The group called Nebraskans for video keno, is aiming to put video keno in the ballot for the November vote.
Nebraskans for Video Keno help raise $1.2 million to fund the petition to allow casinos in the three congressional districts of Nebraska. The group is sponsored by local video keno operators
Nebraskans for Video Keno, a group of keno operators is pushing for the authorization of veido keno in Nebraska. The group has been circulating petitions and gathering signatures to include video keno in the ballot for November 7, 2006.