In a recent flurry of legislation that directly affects the New Mexico Lottery, the Senate has passed a bill that would protect the winners' identity when winning a large prize. It won by a 32-2 margin. It now goes to the House.
The New Mexico Lottery has a new sports betting game that is supposed to come out later this year. Unfortunately, the state House has passed a bill, sponsored by representative Harper, that would stop this game from reaching market. The bill now moves to the state Senate. Recently, the Senate has passed a pro-lottery bill [...]
A New Mexico Lottery bill that would remove their 30% profit mandate has cleared the Senate. Only one senator vote against the measure. A few changes were made to the bill in order to get its passage. Notably, the lottery must transfer $40 million to good causes in 2019-2020, a number that will increase the [...]