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Nebraska Video Keno, Initiative Measure 421 (2006)

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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.

Election results

Initiative 421 (Video Keno)
Defeatedd No351,27061.0%
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.[1]

Campaign finance

Donors to the campaign for the measure:[2]

  • 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

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