Ohio Lottery

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2:55 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Lottery Sets Sales, Profit Records

Credit New York Times

The Ohio Lottery is reports record-high sales and profits for the 2014 fiscal year, boosted in part by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racinos.

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7:13 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Controlling Board Approves New Gaming Machines For Vets Groups And Fraternal Organizations

The State Controlling Board has approved an Ohio Lottery plan to spend 22.5 million dollars on 12 hundred new electronic raffle machines for veterans' posts and fraternal organizations.

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7:14 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Vets Groups Reject State Offer For New Gaming Machines

Six veterans posts and fraternal organizations has rejected the state's offer of new gaming machines to replace ones that have been deemed illegal.

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6:37 am
Tue October 29, 2013

State Develops Alternative To Video Lottery Games

The Ohio Lottery says it has developed a video-style game alternative to illegal electronic raffles offered by veterans and fraternal posts.

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7:28 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Lottery Reports Record Profits

The Ohio Lottery says public schools in the state will get 803 million dollars from a record-high 2.8 billion in lottery sales during the 2013 fiscal year.

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6:54 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Declining Lottery Sales Concern State Controlling Board

Ohio Lottery officials are asking the State Controlling Board to renew the  contract with the company hired to operate the lottery, despite a decline in sales this year. 

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12:29 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Budget Bill Bans Lottery Ticket E-Sales

A provision in the Ohio House version of the state budget bill prohibits the Ohio Lottery from following the lead of other states and selling tickets directly to players via computers and hand-held devices.

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