Posts Tagged: lottery

Keno: Gambling’s Ugly Underbelly UPDATED

January 16, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Gambling, Politics | Tags: , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

(UPDATE: Though this post refers to the current lottery privatization proposal since it is a present and ongoing controversy, the idea of introducing keno as a revenue generator exists outside this proposal as well.  Although I obviously … Read more

Keno expansion is a mistake for Pennsylvania

November 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

PFI’s Thomas Shaheen reacts to the proposal of adding keno machines and online lottery sales in Pennsylvania:

“Let’s call this proposal what it is: a new and highly regressive tax. Placing keno machines in liquor-licensed establishments means that we’d potentially … Read more

Is Gambling an ‘American Idol’? The PA Lottery is Hoping So

January 8, 2008 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: ,

Our government at work? The Pennsylvania Lottery today announced that it will host karaoke events at shopping malls across the commonwealth this month to celebrate the launch of its new American Idol instant game, which goes on sale today. Oh, … Read more