Judge Hartigan has reverse the partial smoking ban according to the decision of the Nebraska state supreme court. Some residents and businesses in the area have mixed reactions about the decision.
The Ohio Lottery has decided to honor their contract with Intralot regarding the lottery and keno games. The Ohio Gambling Board decided to wait on the decision regarding the appeal of GTECH.
The New Zealand Lotteries recently launched the online option to buy lottery and keno tickets. NZL Head Todd McLeay commented that customers can only buy tickets up to $300 hundred.
GTECH will appeal the decision of the Ohio Lottery to award the keno and lottery contract to Inlogic. The Lottery board has postponed finalizing the Intralot contract.
The Supreme Court has decided that the smoking ban exemptions in Omaha especially in keno bars and some pubs is not right. Tom Mumgaard said that the council will convene to formulate their plan.
The Supreme Court has decided that the exemption on keno and other pubs are unconstitutional regarding the smoking ban. The City Council will have to decide on what will be their next action.
Governor Strickland is supporting the move to offer keno in Ohio to supplement the state budget. But Governor Strickland still opposes video lottery terminals and Instant Racing Machines.
The Gaming Board of Ohio plans to delay the approval of the Intralot contract. The main reason is that GTECH filed a protest challenging the decision of the Board.
GTECH is protesting the decision of the Ohio Lottery to award the Lottery and Keno contract to Intralot. GTECH said that Intralot do not have the right capability and equipment to handle the games.
GM Michael Alexander said that there are a lot of factors that have affected their profits for the year. Some of these factors are a combination of smoking ban, keno, remodeling and horse flue issues.
The plan to move the Nebraska State Fair to Grand Island will need funding from the local county aside from the profits from keno. The consent of the residents is also important to the State Fair.
Intralot has been given the duty to operate the Ohio Lottery. The company will take over the responsibilities from GTECH, who has been handling the Ohio Lottery since 1985.