The state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is urging lawmakers to continue with plans to allow the gambling game Keno in Connecticut.
Connecticut lawmakers want to have a public discussion about whether the state should continue with plans for the gambling game keno, possibly in bars and restaurants.
Connecticut’s House speaker said Wednesday he will work to halt the introduction of keno, a bingo-style game that was authorized by the legislature last year as part of a deal to balance the state budget.
Connecticut lottery employees have begun discussions with bars and taverns on hosting keno terminals, but it will be months and months before the game is made available to the state’s gamblers, the chairman of the state lottery’s board said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A spokesman for a Connecticut Indian tribe says the share from revenue for keno that’s coming will help blunt a potential drop in casino business. The $44 billion two-year state budget […]