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As we discussed in our telephone conversation last week, you stated that your office is actively investigating the awarding of the DC Lottery contract in December of 2009. You also stated that your office is considering the i-gaming (Internet gambling) option and the circumstances surrounding its passage in your investigation.The complete letter from Evans is available here.
I concur that your office should include i-gaming in your investigation.
“Do you expect to be offering slot machines?” asked council member Tommy Wells.Brown’s letter to the ANCs only adds to the case that this is a bad law. It helps to define the questions and to expose the areas that need more examination, such as whether this law will increase gambling addiction in the District.
“Yes,” responded Buddy Roogow, the lottery chief. After a moment, Roogow added: “They do not meet the legal definition of slot machines. They are in fact random number-generated machines.”