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AG Kane’s office says Corbett overstepped bounds, rejects lottery. Lawyer who led review is Corbett holdover

Attorney General Kathleen Kane says Gov. Tom Corbett overstepped his authority in signing a contract with Camelot Global Services PA, LLC to take over management of the Pennsylvania Lottery.

But that wasn’t the only reason she rejected it. She cited the state lottery act, the gaming act and other applicable case law as reasons why the contract didn’t meet her test for form and legality.

“It is our duty to defend and protect the constitution of the commonwealth and that is what our office has done by declining this contract,” Kane said in a news release.

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