The Michigan Lottery wants to introduce the Internet as a means of generating more ticket sales, a practice that has been accepted by other states, but the plan has aroused major opposition.
Lottery officials, who believe the move is crucial to the operation’s success in the future, point to Illinois and Georgia as currently utilizing the Internet while several other states and considering it.
Opponents fear Internet sales would interfere with existing outlets while others suggest it will increase gambling addiction.
Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.
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