Feb 13, 2015

Although Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) did not include casino revenue in her latest budget proposal, she did include revenue from Keno.

Feb 15, 2015

The two-year budget proposal that Gov. Maggie Hassan presented to New Hamsphire law makers on Feb. 12 did not contain any revenue from casino gambling. Instead, it proposed $26 million over two years through keno gambling.

Feb 21, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan’s proposed two-year budget does not contain revenue from a casino as it did two years ago. Instead, she proposed $26 million from the legalization of keno, an online form of playing a lottery type game.

But Hassan this week indicated her continued support for legalized casino gambling in the Granite State.

May 21, 2015

The Senate Ways and Means Committee voted 4-1 against authorizing Keno this week.

Keno is a lottery game offered in bars and some other establishments that serve alcohol.  A player selects numbers on a slip, and a computer generates random numbers every four minutes.  The player gets a payout for matching numbers from the computer and the slip.

Nov 18, 2015

The House Ways and Means Committee is recommending a bill to establish keno in New Hampshire in 2016. 

Mar 03, 2016

On March 1 the Senate Ways and Means Committee heard testimony on a bill to allow keno in New Hampshire.

That bill, HB 594, passed the House in January.  

Dec 05, 2016

In 2017 New Hampshire legislators will draft a budget for the next two years. Rep. Gary Azarian has already proposed a possible new revenue source: Keno.

New Hampshire House of Representatives budget
Apr 07, 2017

On Thursday, April 6 the New Hampshire House of Representatives failed to pass the budget drafted by the House Finance Committee.

Jan 18, 2017

Once again, the New Hampshire Legislature is considering legalizing keno, a lottery game popular in restaurants and bars in neighboring states. The game allows players to bet on batches of computer-generated numbers every four minutes.


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