WOSU News Archives For: August 14, 2009

Keno falls $43 million short of expectations

August 14, 2009

Just over a year ago, state officials unveiled the much-debated Keno video gambling in bars and restaurants around Ohio. Governor Ted Strickland’s administration billed it as a way to bring in more than $70 million for Ohio schools. But as WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, revenue figures from the game’s first year fell far short of expectations.