Unanswered Questions: In the Rush to Privatize the Pennsylvania Lottery, There Is Still a Lot We Don’t Know

Michael Wood (unpublished), Stephen Herzenberg |

The Corbett administration is expected to make a decision by the end of 2012 on a bid to operate the Pennsylvania lottery from Camelot Global Services. The documents Press Released so far raise a series of questions about the potential costs and benefits of lottery privatization for the commonwealth. This policy brief poses some of those questions.