Pa. awards deal to run lottery to British firm
The operator of the British national lottery is poised to take over the Pennsylvania Lottery in a privatization deal promising $34 billion in profits over the next 20 years. Governor Tom Corbett’s administration awarded the contract to Camelot Global Services yesterday. Pennsylvania would join Illinois and Indiana as states that have hired private companies to run their lotteries.
WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.