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- Minnesota Lottery’s online scratchers in the sights of new anti-online legislation
January 30, 2015
The Minnesota Lottery’s first-in-the-nation online scratch tickets appear headed for a fall after state legislators advanced bills intended to bring the lottery offline. On Wednesday, the House Commerce and Regulatory Reform committee approved two bills that would kill the online scratchers and scuttle another lottery program allowing ticket sales at...
- Minnesota Lottery tries making nice with politicians to save online scratchers
December 27, 2014
Minnesota Lottery executive director Ed Van Petten isn’t ready to give up on the online scratch tickets the Lottery launched in February 2014. State politicians have vowed to kill off the online scratchers when the legislature reconvenes in 2015, much as they thought they'd already done before Gov. Mark Dayton...