News

Bet Limit For Video Slots Won’t Change

Bet Limit For Video Slots Won’t Change

Photo: clipart.com

The maximum bet limit for video lottery remains unchanged after the South Dakota House of Representatives defeated House Bill 1246. The bill attempted to raise the video lottery bet limit from the current two dollars to five dollars.

Republican State Representative Dick Werner of Huron sponsored House Bill 1246. He says video lottery has not been changed in the state since its creation, so an improvement is necessary…

 

Werner’s goal to increase the maximum limit of awards from $1000 to $2500 dollars failed. Most of the opposition to the bill came from lawmakers who say video lottery destroys the lives of South Dakotans. Republican State Representative Scott Ecklund of Brandon spoke against the bill‚Ķ

 

This bill was defeated by a vote of 40 to 28.

Recent Headlines

in Local

New Superintendent for Sioux Falls Schools Not Unfamiliar With the Job

School Books

The Sioux Falls School District will be led by the current Superintendent of the Kearney (NE) School District.

in Local

Taxes and Fees For Roads and Bridges in SD Go Up April 1

road

The 2015 session of the South Dakota legislature has ended. Lawmakers had one final day on Monday to decide on three bills vetoed by Governor Dennis Daugaard.

in Local

South Dakota Legislative Session Ended

Bernie Hunhoff

The 2015 session of the South Dakota legislature has ended. Lawmakers had one final day on Monday to decide on three bills vetoed by Governor Dennis Daugaard.

in Local

Medicare Changes in House Budget Resolution

Kristi Noem

The US House passed a budget resolution that could make major changes in how Medicare operates.

in Local

SD Rail Service Getting Back On Track

Railroad Tracks

Access to rail car and costs were big problems for producers and elevators across South Dakota for most of the last year.