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Lottery alliance winning support
For those prone to wager, a lottery partnership between Georgia and Tennessee looks like a pretty good bet these days.Georgia officials have proposed the partnership, which would be unique in the nation and could involve anything from sharing office supplies and vendors to combined games.The idea got a push last week when a consultant told Tennessee's lottery board that a joint venture would make the Volunteer State mountains of money over the next few years. There appear to be a huge number of ...
Aug 25, 2003, 3:26 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery's promotional firms to be named
The organization that is putting Tennessee's new lottery together expects to hire a public relations and marketing firm on Monday, and several Nashville-area firms are among the finalists.The three-month contract, which may be extended to nine months, does not have a set value. Instead, the winner will be paid on an hourly basis, said Will Pinkston, spokesman for the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp.There are three groups of finalists for the contract. Each includes public relations and marketin ...
Aug 22, 2003, 4:02 am - Lottery News forum

Hundreds of businesses interested in selling Tenn. lottery tickets
Tennessee lottery officials say more than 500 businesses have contacted them about selling lottery tickets.Most of the inquiries so far have come through the lottery's temporary Web site.The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation wants to recruit around four-thousand vendors and will begin advertising for them in the next few weeks.Lottery spokesman Will Pinkston says the corporation is looking for strong retailers with proven business sense.Pinkston says the lottery must invest a computer term ...
Aug 20, 2003, 9:04 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery deal with Georgia best bet, expert says
Tennessee's lottery could reap as much as an extra $249 million over a seven-year period by joining forces with Georgia, according to a consultant hired by the state lottery board.The additional proceeds would stem from Tennessee's starting its lottery Dec. 2 about three months earlier than without Georgia's help and leveraging Georgia's attractive rates with two major gaming vendors, consultant Gerry Wexelbaum told the board yesterday. It appears that a joint venture with Georgia would be the m ...
Aug 19, 2003, 3:27 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery Corporation Names Consortium Of Law Firms
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation Friday named a consortium of law firms including Waller Lansden Dortch Davis PLLC, Burch Porter Johnson PLLC, Metz Hauser Husband PA and Spence Wade PLLC to provide outside legal services to the Tennessee Lottery. We received applications from a number of impressive firms and groups of firms, said lottery board member Jim Ripley of Sevierville, who led the search for a legal-services provider. At the end of the day, Ripley said, the consorti ...
Aug 18, 2003, 3:22 am - Lottery News forum

Tenn. Lottery Readying Application For Stores To Sell Lottery Tickets
The Tennessee Lottery Board is working on the official application for convenience stores interested in selling lottery tickets.The board expects to ask convenience stores to apply in the next two weeks. Convenience stores must meet certain criteria, and they must agree to a criminal background check.The lottery board expects 3,500 to 4,000 stores to sell tickets. I think its going to be great for business. I support the lottery 100%. It's good for our state. Its good for education and its g ...
Aug 15, 2003, 11:28 am - Lottery News forum

Legality of Tennessee-Georgia lottery partnership questioned
Lawsuit could delay games, lawmaker saysQuestions are being raised about the legality of the proposed marriage of the Tennessee and Georgia lotteries and whether a legal challenge by a jealous vendor could stall the start to the Tennessee lottery.State Attorney General Paul Summers was asked yesterday to examine the question of whether Tennessee and Georgia can strike a ''strategic alliance'' under terms of the law that created the lottery this spring.The request came from state Sen. David Fowle ...
Aug 14, 2003, 4:00 am - Lottery News forum

Big games enter lottery's big picture
A giant jackpot lottery such as Powerball or Mega Millions is likely to become part of Tennessee's buffet of games, but the heads of lotteries in Tennessee and Georgia say a possible partnership won't affect which game Tennesseans play.Others, including the chief of the South Carolina lottery, say Georgia's membership in Mega Millions could influence Tennessee to join that game, which is not as well-known by Middle and West Tennesseans.These big games in which states pool their prize money to of ...
Aug 12, 2003, 5:21 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee lottery head warms to Georgia
If Georgia lottery officials can prove that they can get Tennessee's lottery going ''faster and cheaper,'' the two states could become kissing cousins.Tennessee lottery board Chairman Denny Bottorff said yesterday that he has warmed up to the idea of partnering this state's start-up with Georgia's experience after touring lottery headquarters in Atlanta last week.The rest of the board is scheduled to travel there Thursday to get a first-hand look.''In the end we have to be satisfied it's faster ...
Aug 5, 2003, 4:51 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery board looks at visiting seven states, Canadian province
Potential sites include Florida, KentuckyMembers of the Tennessee Lottery Board may visit seven states and a Canadian province in a search for information about setting up and running the Tennessee lottery.Two committees of the lottery board met by teleconference yesterday, one to talk over potential visits by the seven board members to other lottery states and the other to write the criteria and application for the board's legal counsel.The board is looking at a trip to Canada because several C ...
Aug 1, 2003, 8:14 am - Lottery News forum