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Tony D’s is a sports bar in Fairfield. Rows of TVs line the walls. Most are tuned to sports, but one of them shows an ongoing keno game. Keno is a lottery-like game where participants pick numbers off a screen.

The first keno games debuted in Connecticut on Monday.

DraftKings And Fan Duel To Stop Taking Paid Bets In NYS

Mar 21, 2016

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and Fan Duel have agreed to stop doing business in New York.

Keno may soon be legal in Connecticut. It’s a lottery-like electronic game, and lawmakers say it could bring in between $30 and $60 million a year in state revenue. The state faces a projected deficit of more than a billion dollars a year.

Governor Dannel Malloy wants lawmakers to call a special session to re-examine taxes in the budget. Once Malloy signs the budget into law, residents could expect to see Keno within six months.

NY deciding whether to allow gambling expansion

Nov 5, 2013
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New Yorkers are deciding Tuesday if they want to allow seven new Las Vegas-style casinos in the state.

A poll released on Monday finds the positive wording of a November ballot amendment to expand gambling in New York State is influencing voters.  The poll finds a majority of New York voters support the amendment. 

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