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OUR VIEW: State study on gambling is overdue

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

A good idea comes our way from Pierre, where lottery officials are proposing a comprehensive study on gambling addiction in South Dakota.

If it happens, it would be the first such study in 15 years in our state, which relies heavily on proceeds fr…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD House votes down video lottery expansion

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Video lottery establishments will remain limited to 10 machines apiece in South Dakota, the state House of Representatives decided Monday.

House members voted 44-26 against an expansion plan that would have allowed 15 machines, with the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lawmakers want South Dakotans to gamble more

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The South Dakota Lottery Commission is looking to attract a new generation of players for video lottery, Executive Director Norm Lingle told a state Senate panel Tuesday.

Among the changes under consideration are progressive slot machin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State wants more video lottery gamblers

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Net machine income was up slightly through the end of November for video lottery compared to one year ago. After four straight years of constant decline from 2008 through 2012, that turnaround is welcomed by the South Dakota Lottery Commis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State wants more video lottery gamblers

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Net machine income was up slightly through the end of November for video lottery compared to one year ago. After four straight years of constant decline from 2008 through 2012, that turnaround is welcomed by the South Dakota Lottery Commis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State wants more video lottery gamblers

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Net machine income was up slightly through the end of November for video lottery compared to one year ago. After four straight years of constant decline from 2008 through 2012, that turnaround is welcomed by the South Dakota Lottery Commis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State wants more video lottery gamblers

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Net machine income was up slightly through the end of November for video lottery compared to one year ago. After four straight years of constant decline from 2008 through 2012, that turnaround is welcomed by the South Dakota Lottery Commis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State to gamblers: Play more video lottery

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer

Capitol Correspondent

PIERRE — Administrators and the governing commission for the South Dakota Lottery gathered with dozens of business owners and operators the past two days to talk about the future of video lottery.

They a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State to gamblers: Play more video lottery

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer

Capitol Correspondent

PIERRE — Administrators and the governing commission for the South Dakota Lottery gathered with dozens of business owners and operators the past two days to talk about the future of video lottery.

They a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Video lottery must change

October 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

South Dakota’s income from video lottery gaming peaked in 2008 but has been dropping — well before the state’s smoking ban in 2010 — according to a report to the state lottery commission.

Net income from video lottery machines was $224.7 m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com