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New games are boon for Michigan
Club Keno, the Michigan Lottery's first video game, sold more tickets than expected in its first week.Playing nearly around the clock in 752 bars and restaurants, customers bought $2,113,344 in Club Keno tickets through early Tuesday, Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters said. We're very pleased with the launch, he said.The Michigan Bureau of State Lottery had projected sales per terminal would average $2,000 in the first week starting Oct. 27. The actual figure: $2,810.Club Keno and a new paper-ti ...
Nov 5, 2003, 5:47 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lottery to End Change Game
Lottery Post ExclusiveThe Michigan lottery will be ending the Change Play lottery game within two weeks.According to Stepheni Schlinker, Michigan Lottery Director of Public Relations, the last drawing of the Change Play game will take place on November 16.The game is being dropped from the Michigan Lottery game lineup because of poor sales. Sales dropped off over time, Schlinker said. When the game started in October 2002, it was selling about $400,000 per week. By September sales were down ...
Nov 4, 2003, 7:47 am - Lottery News forum

New Michigan lottery games to start Monday, but controversy arises
A group on Thursday said it is opposing Monday's kickoff of two new Michigan lottery games because the games might let Indian casinos stop paying the state a share of their profits.The group -- Worried Residents Opposing Neighborhood Gaming, or W.R.O.N.G. -- said the state could lose $30 million to $40 million that Indian casinos contribute each year to the state's Strategic Fund, which encourages economic development.It says the new games, Club Keno and Pull Tabs, would let the tribes off the h ...
Oct 24, 2003, 4:01 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lottery Adds New Games
Bettors will have more ways to gamble in Michigan next month, and they'll be able to do it in bars and restaurants across the state.State officials hope the new games, which include Club Keno and pull-tab games, will draw more money into state coffers as the struggle to balance the budget continues.The Michigan Lottery saw ticket sales increase 4.5 percent to $1.68 billion in the budget year that ended in September 2002, according to its most recent annual report.Gov. Jennifer Granholm, who prop ...
Sep 15, 2003, 3:53 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lottery Introduces 'Front Pair Payout' Promotion for Daily 4
Michigan Lottery players will soon have yet another way to win cash prizes with the Lottery's Daily 4 game thanks to the Lottery's newest promotion -- Front Pair Payout. In the Daily 4 game, Lottery players choose any four-digit number and then place a $1 bet for that drawing. There are three different ways to place bets in the Daily 4 game -- straight, boxed and two-way. If a player chooses to play a number straight, he or she would need to match the number he or she picked in the exact order ...
Aug 29, 2003, 11:20 am - Lottery News forum

Lawsuit has a pull-tab lottery plan on hold
A new Michigan instant lottery game planned for bars this fall is mired in a court fight over whether it is legal and is unfair competition to charities that sell similar pull-tab games.The dispute threatens to unravel half of a lottery plan that Gov. Jennifer Granholm said would add $50 million a year to the cash-hungry state budget.A lawsuit has temporarily blocked the new pull-tab lottery game, charging that it would violate state lottery laws. The new state game was supposed to be available ...
Aug 13, 2003, 3:42 am - Lottery News forum