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Texas closer to selling lottery tickets online
Texas would become the first state to sell lottery tickets online under legislation has received approval by a state legislative panel.Under the bill approved by the state House Appropriations Committee on Monday, players also would be able to pay for lottery tickets with a debit card and establish a Texas Lottery Commission account that would draw down as they bought tickets.Players also could also establish a Texas Lottery Commission account that would draw down as they purchase tickets.House ...
Apr 26, 2005, 12:11 pm - Lottery News forum

Lotteries may gamble on Internet
Several states are considering selling lottery tickets on the Internet, a change that could usher in a new era in how such tickets are purchased.Online lottery sales would be limited to residents within the state. But Internet lottery sales are expected to spread quickly to other states if the practice proves popular, advocates of the idea say. Every state is looking at it, says Georgia state Rep. Terry Barnard, a Republican whose bill authorizing Internet sales passed the Georgia House of Repr ...
Apr 22, 2005, 10:57 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois Senate approves Internet lottery ticket sales trial
Illinois gamblers would be able to buy lottery tickets by computer in a program the Senate approved Thursday.The bill, sponsored by Sen. John Cullerton, D-Chicago, sets up a pilot program to try online lottery ticket sales. Cullerton said Internet sales could eventually generate as much as $100 million for the state.The measure passed 32-24 and moves to the House.Republicans feared the measure would encourage problem gambling and increase personal debt because buyers could use credit cards. It b ...
Apr 15, 2005, 11:54 am - Lottery News forum

Internet lottery sales one step closer in Georgia
Georgia took its first step towards allowing lottery players to purchase tickets over the Internet.The Georgia House approved a measure Thursday that would allow the Georgia Lottery to set up online accounts for Internet lottery ticket purchases. In this manner, players could use debit cards to instruct a computer to play their favorite numbers, without visiting a traditional retailer.Under the plan, players would go to an existing lottery retailer and fill out an application, where they'd have ...
Mar 14, 2005, 12:54 pm - Lottery News forum

Georgia House to vote on Internet lottery bill tomorrow
What if people could play the Georgia Lottery on the Internet, setting up electronic accounts and having the computer automatically play their favorite numbers?State House members like the sound of that proposal, expecting lottery revenues would spike, and they've scheduled a Thursday vote on the bill.There's just one snag lottery officials say it would probably violate federal gaming rules. Several states have eyed online lotteries, but none has adopted one yet.The bill would allow lottery play ...
Mar 10, 2005, 9:36 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois lawmakers debate Internet lottery sales
If store lines have kept you from the big bucks possible in playing the state lottery, a Chicago senator has the solution - just buy the tickets online.Democrat State Sen. John Cullerton has proposed a bill to make lottery tickets available for sale on the Internet, something he says will attract more customers with bigger pocketbooks and possibly collect more money for schools. Senate Bill 198 is currently on the floor, but some Southern Illinois legislators say they're not ready to expand gami ...
Mar 8, 2005, 12:33 pm - Lottery News forum