Lottery director Kathleen Burke said that keno profits are finally picking up after its launch in August 2009. The game is offered by 1,100 keno retailers in Ohio.
Mashantucket and Mohegan tribe representative said that states keno plan will violate the gaming compact. But state officials believe that keno is a lottery game.
Omaha Keno Kings liquor license is in danger of being confiscated after complaints of disturbing activities. Jeff Rothlisberger owns the keno parlor.
Pam Spaccarotella said that the decline on keno will not have any effect on the stadium in downtown Ohio. She said that they will be monitoring the situation closely.
Bwin.com has launched GTECH G2s Mini Aztec Keno Game on November 30th, 2009. Bwin.com said that their gamers love playing simple games like Aztec Keno while waiting for their results.
Gov. Christine Gregoire is studying the possibility of permitting 4-minute keno in Washington. The money from the game will help solve the $2.6 billion budget deficit.
Gaming critics said that Ohio officials should not rely on gaming revenues to support the budget. They pointed to what happened to Keno last year where it failed to earn $73 million.
Voters in Broken gave their approval on the game of keno on December 18th, 2009. Broken Bow plans to use the revenue from keno to repair their swimming pool.
Governor Rell of Connecticut urged legislators to reconsider keno as a source of revenue for the state. Keno is expected to earn $20 million in its first year.
Former Northern Rivers Hotel employee Dale Bremer pleaded guilty in accepting credit bets in a public lottery. Bremer was fined $450 for his offense.
The Lancaster Board approved an Interlocal deal that would permit keno in Bennet. Bennets own board approved the game on February 8th, 2010.
Sen. Andrea Stillman will head the hearing regarding Gov. Rells plan to offer keno in the state. Representatives of the states tribes are also expected to attend the hearing.
Gov. M. Jodi Rell has revived her keno plans in order to solve the budget deficit. The states two tribes refused to comment on the issue for the meantime.