Betting on the Future
Video Lottery Terminals in Georgia - A proposal to save the HOPE Scholarship
The HOPE Scholarship is one of Georgia's greatest assets. In the words of Clark Howard, "it was a tremendous idea, a great breakthrough.
Video lottery terminals first came to the state of Delaware in 1996. The plan was for the machines to generate enough revenue to save that state's struggling horse racing industry.
Jon Lewis takes a look at VLT's
Some shots from Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Delaware
Video Gaming & the HOPE Scholarship series audio
The HOPE Scholarship is facing budget deficits of over $100M annually, starting in 2014. A proposal for video lottery games could generate $350M/year for the HOPE. Should Georgia implement video lottery terminals as a way of saving the HOPE Scholarship?