Lottery's New Keno Game Touted As Revenue Raiser
Besieged Ohio permit holders got some rare good news when Gov. Ted Strickland proposes expanding the state lottery as part of an effort to avoid a projected $733 million budget shortfall. Strickland calls for adding ""monitor games,"" namely video Keno, to liquor permit premises and other age-restricted venues. According to the governor's budget reduction plan, expanding the state lottery to include such games would generate $73 million annually.