Arkansas Lottery Commission Oks rules for lottery machines

Despite strong opposition, the Arkansas Lottery Commission approved rules Thursday for use of 100 vending machines in retail outlets. The Arkansas Commission amended its rules to require government issued ID to purchase from the machines, now lottery players will be able to purchase lottery products from the machines by swiping an ID card through a card reader. Despite the amendments, it’s just not good enough for opponents, as they have vowed to continue to try to have the machines declared illegal. Read more.