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Brock defends lottery opposition
North Carolina State Sen. Andrew Brock, R-Davie, continues his strong opposition to a statewide lottery while pushing a proposal to move the start of the public school year to after Labor Day.The revenues saved in not having to air-condition schools in August and the extra tourism dollars generated in North Carolina during those same weeks would equal or exceed the proceeds from a lottery, Brock said.Brock said he doesn't trust any politician who says lottery proceeds will go to education. A lot ...
Aug 29, 2003, 11:23 am - Lottery News forum

Lawmakers approve change to Oregon lottery law
Lawmakers are counting on the Oregon State Lottery to gin up an extra $67 million. It's in the budget plan that's steaming through the assembly en route to the governor's desk. The Senate on Saturday voted 18-9 to change the law so bars and taverns can add a sixth video poker terminal - a move that's projected to generate $22 million.But how exactly the lottery is supposed to come up with the remaining $45 million is up in the air. We leave that to the able discretion of the governor and the Lot ...
Aug 25, 2003, 3:41 am - Lottery News forum

Alaska Eyeing Powerball, Expanded Gambling
House Speaker Pete Kott says it's a good bet that plans to expand gambling in Alaska will soon meet success in the state House. Lawmakers and state officials are working over the summer on proposals for video gambling machines and a lottery, both to help ease the state's budget problems. There is even starting to be talk about off-track betting parlors in Alaska.Kott, a Republican from Eagle River, predicts that some form of gaming will move forward in the next legislative session, which starts ...
Aug 18, 2003, 7:38 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery bill offers lump cash option
For most lottery winners, hitting the jackpot isn't a ticket to instant riches. However, if a MetroWest lawmaker has his way, winners no longer would have to wait 20 years or more to completely cash in on a winning ticket.State Rep. Peter Koutoujian, D-Newton, has sponsored legislation that would give lottery winners the option of selling their right to future prize payments in exchange for an immediate cash lump sum.The bill, which was admitted to the House of Representatives yesterday, is mode ...
Aug 9, 2003, 10:21 am - Lottery News forum