House Finance Committee passes reworked lottery contract

Updated at 7:21 p.m. on May 6, 2021.

RHODE ISLAND's House Finance Committee has approved amended lottery legislation regarding an agreement with International Game Technology PLC and its partner, Bally’s Corp., to solidify a 20-year deal to run the state-sponsored gambling operation. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s House Finance Committee passed its amended lottery contract legislation by a vote of 11 to two on Thursday at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Two Republicans, House Minority Leader, Blake A. Filippi, R-New Shoreham, and Rep. George A. Nardone, R-Coventry, opposed the bill. The legislation will be voted on in the R.I. House…

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