N.S. Schools Win TV Jackpot

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Some Nova Scotia schools will get the 180 LCD televisions that were part of the government’s lost bet on electronic keno. Finance Minister Graham Steele, who’s responsible for part of the Gaming Control Act, said Thursday that Education Department and school board officials will work out which schools get the TVs. There are about 430 […]

PEI scraps Keno game

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

CHARLOTTETOWN – Prince Edward Island has dropped the Keno lottery game. The move follows Nova Scotia’s decision last month to discontinue the controversial electronic game, the Island’s gambling strategy officer said Friday. James Ramsy said Keno was introduced to P.E.I. in the spring and has lost approximately $60,000 since then. “After consulting with officials from […]