Kentucky Lottery http://wuky.org en Ky. Lottery Plans New Ad Campaign http://wuky.org/post/ky-lottery-plans-new-ad-campaign <p>The <font color="red">Ky.</font> Lottery plans a new advertising campaign this summer that focuses on how ticket purchases support college scholarships. Sun, 04 May 2014 20:41:08 +0000 Associated Press 48454 at http://wuky.org Ky. Lottery Plans New Ad Campaign Kentucky On Target To Start Keno In November http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-target-start-keno-november <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky Lottery Corp. is expected to begin offering keno in November, a move intended to generate cash for college scholarships.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Lottery President Arch Gleason said the new game could generate as much as $30 million a year in revenue for the state when it is fully implemented. He predicted it could generate $8 million to $9 million in revenue for the state this fiscal year.</span></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:07:42 +0000 Associated Press 32938 at http://wuky.org Kentucky On Target To Start Keno In November Tax On Lottery Sales Considered As Ky. Pension Fix http://wuky.org/post/tax-lottery-sales-considered-ky-pension-fix <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Lawmakers are looking to the lottery for a source of revenue to shore up Kentucky's financially troubled pension system for government retirees.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Rep. Brent Yonts, chairman of the House State Government Committee that oversees pensions, said Friday the latest proposal would institute a 6 percent sales tax on lottery ticket sales and implement new games, which could include Keno.</span></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:40:00 +0000 Associated Press 27704 at http://wuky.org Tax On Lottery Sales Considered As Ky. Pension Fix