Finance Minister Graham Steele deferred his decision regarding the cancellation of electronic keno in the province. Opponents stated that electronic keno is more addictive than the standard game.
Finance Minister Graham Steele released the keno study conducted by the Nova Scotia Gaming group. Steele said that he wants to take his time in studying the situation before making a final decision.
Nova Scotia Gamings study shows that keno only earned a total of $700,000 in its first 4 months of operation. Robyn MacIsaac said that it will cost $3.5 million to stop the game.
Detroit officials and Lottery officials are discussing the possibility of offering lottery games inside the airport. Detroit Airport officials are lookings for ways to increase their revenues.
The Plattsmouth Council gave their approval to the new side walk cafe of Plattsmouth Keno. Aside from allowing patrons to smoke, the new cafe will also allow customers to play keno.
Ohio Lotterys keno earnings misses Governor Ted Stricklands projected total of $73 million. But Ohio officials are still optimistic that the game will eventually meet its target.
Although keno missed its revenue target in its 1st year of operation, bar owners are still hopeful about the game. Gamers like Mary Trapp say that she enjoys playing keno.
Governor Rell removed electronic keno from her budget proposal on August 26th, 2009. Rell spokesperson Adam Liegeot said that the Gov. Rell feels that it is not anymore needed in the proposal.
Gov. Rell has quietly taken out the game of keno from her budget proposal. Instead, she approved tax increases for big earners in the state.