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Hey Hey… Keep Your Hands Off That’s Our Money! “… it’s just that simple.”

Lottery competition is at odds — is it being cheated out of millions or doing the cheating?

Gary Rotstein, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

grotstein@post-gazette.com

Jun 4, 2019, 7:26 AM

In a confusing, complicated coincidence involving some of the billions of dollars state residents devote to gambling every year, unrelated accusations Monday contended either the Pennsylvania Lottery is being cheated out of millions in revenue or is doing big-time cheating itself.

Or both of those are taking place. Or possibly neither.

The uncertainty occurs despite state officials’ high confidence in one fact: The lottery is on track for a record of nearly $1.2 billion in revenue in 2018-19. Continue reading