Florida Governor Discusses State Lottery Privatization

  Play at Golden Casino Florida Governor Charlie Christ, in his quest to fill a $1.1 billion dollar budget deficit, is considering the privatization of the state-managed lottery. The idea is turn over operation of the lottery to licensed private vendors in exchange for higher net revenues. In it’s current state, the Florida Lottery is a less-than-efficient operation, according to many lawmakers in Tallahassee. The cost of operating the lottery has become greater than the benefit. The privatization of state-run lottery programs has never occurred in the United States. If…

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