For Immediate Release
Raleigh, NC - This week Rep. Jon Hardister (R-Guilford) filed HB 109 - Lottery Act Clarified - along with Rep. Paul Stam (R-Wake) and Rep. Rick Glazier (D-Cumberland). The bill would require state lottery ads to be more clear and promote transparency in lottery operations.
The highlights of the bill are as follows:
- Requires lottery advertising to list the value of the lowest prize and the odds of winning the largest prize.
- Prohibits lottery advertising at high school events.
- Requires state agencies to disclose receipts and usage of lottery proceeds.
- Requires the state legislature to approve gaming techniques that are not scratch-off or draw-style games.