Fifteen NH Towns to Vote on Sports Betting This Month; Seven Towns to Vote on KENO 603


CONCORD, N.H. – Voters from 15 New Hampshire towns will vote next week on whether to permit the operation of physical sports book retail locations within their communities during annual town meetings. Similarly, voters in seven New Hampshire towns will have their say on KENO 603 during town meetings starting next week, with most town meetings taking place Tuesday, March 10.

The communities of Atkinson, Barrington, Candia, Londonderry, Wakefield and Windham will vote on whether to permit KENO 603 next week, while Conway will vote in April.

The following communities will vote on whether to permit the operation of physical sportsbook retail locations within their communities during town meetings:
















“The New Hampshire Lottery is pleased to have 15 towns voting to be potential physical sportsbook locations, as we have built tremendous momentum since mobile sports betting launched 10 weeks ago,” said Charlie McIntyre, executive director, New Hampshire Lottery. “We are equally pleased to have seven towns voting on KENO 603, which has generated widespread enthusiasm as a fun, new way to win and as a business driver for establishments. We look forward to continuing to be a resource for community leaders across the state as they consider both sports betting and KENO 603.”

With both sports betting and KENO 603, New Hampshire lawmakers crafted legislation to give individual communities the option of allowing KENO 603 or physical sportsbook retail locations within their communities.

During city elections this past fall, voters in Berlin, Claremont, Franklin, Laconia, Manchester and Somersworth voted to approve their cities for potential physical sportsbook locations.

The New Hampshire Lottery and DraftKings launched mobile sports betting on December 30, 2019, and since that time more than 40,384 registered users have wagered more than $42.5 million.

During city elections and town meetings over the past two years, 86 New Hampshire communities have approved KENO 603, which is now offered in more than 200 establishments statewide. Most recently, the cities of Dover and Rochester approved the sale of KENO 603 during city elections in fall 2019.

KENO 603 has generated nearly $60 million in total sales since inception, including more than $24.3 million in sales during this current fiscal year—which represents 44-percent year-over-year growth. The game continues to drive considerable sales growth as the New Hampshire Lottery recently experienced its biggest week for KENO 603 sales on record, generating $826,000 during the week of February 24.

During each KENO 603 game, players choose from one to 12 numbers, and every five minutes (11:05 AM to 1:00 AM) a computer randomly generates and displays 20 winning numbers from 1 to 80 on a television monitor. A player may place a wager from $1 to $25 per game. The more numbers players match, the more they win.

To learn more about KENO 603 and to apply to become a retailer, visit

For more information and to download the mobile betting app, visit: