Out of gate, lottery idea a bust for 12

Oversight-panel support nil for initiating monitor games

Posted: April 16, 2014 at 5:17 a.m.

Sen. Stephanie Flowers, D-Pine Bluff, said she’s skeptical that the electronic monitor games will generate new customers for the lottery.

In an unprecedented move, the Legislature’s lottery oversight committee on Tuesday declared its opposition to the Arkansas Lottery Commission implementing electronic-monitor games, after several lawmakers questioned the merits of the games.

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