Light’s green for on-screen lottery games

Panel’s OK disappointing, say governor, lawmakers

Posted: April 17, 2014 at 5:29 a.m.

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Commissioner Alex Streett (right shown along with Commissioner Mark Scott) noted that lawmakers “are subject to public comment and lobbyists calling on them” and have the authority to abolish the Lottery Commission’s powers.

The Arkansas Lottery Commission will pursue the implementation of electronic-monitor games, the commission decided Wednesday — a day after a majority of the Legislature’s lottery oversight committee declared its opposition to the games.

Lottery Director Bishop Woosley takes a question about the possibility of adding “keno” style games during a Arkansas Lottery Commission meeting on Ap...

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