The Nebraska Video Keno Initiative
, also known as Initiative Measure 421
, was an initiated state statute
on the November 7, 2006
general election ballot in Nebraska
, where it was defeated
| Initiative 421 (Video Keno)|
|Yes|| 224,182|| 39.0%|
Official results via: Nebraska Blue Book 2008-09 (p.266)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
- A vote "FOR" will amend the Nebraska County and City Lottery Act to authorize the use of video keno gaming devices.
- A vote "AGAINST" will not cause the Nebraska County and City Lottery Act to be amended to authorize the use of video keno gaming devices.
- Shall the Nebraska County and City Lottery Act be amended to: (1) Authorize video keno player stations where players insert cash or a winning ticket to select or quick pick numbers from eighty numbers displayed on a video player station and an electronic selection device randomly selects numbers from the same pool of eighty numbers, with winning plays determined by matching the player-selected numbers with the numbers randomly selected by the electronic selection device; (2) Impose a tax on video keno revenues; and (3) Provide for distribution of video keno revenues to counties, cities, or villages and lottery operators.
Donors to the campaign for the measure:
- Nebraskans for Video Keno: $808,845
- Total: $808,845
Donors to the campaign against the measure:
- Gambling with the Good Life: $91,486
- Total: $91,486
- Overall Total: $900,331