Editorial: Keno failure looks like a win for state
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There are hidden blessings in keno’s failure to meet the revenue projections of its proponents, among them Gov. Chris Sununu.
The recently introduced bingo-style gambling game, run 12 times per hour by the state’s lottery commission, was expected to net $11 million and possibly more. Keno was sold to lawmakers as a way to increase state funding for full-day kindergarten. But it brought in only $1.5 million in net profits its first year.