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Sen. Criticizes Proposed Tenn.-Georgia Partnership
A Tennessee state senator Thursday questioned a lottery alliance proposed between Tennessee and Georgia. Sen. Bill Clabough of Maryville said the partnership would undermine public trust by ignoring a law requiring competitive bidding.Under consideration is a plan for the two states to share in major lottery vendor contracts.Clabough said the Legislature has clearly stated that such major contracts should be awarded based on competitive bids.Tennessee lottery officials have said they hope to mak ...
Aug 29, 2003, 4:06 am - Lottery News forum

Forum criticized for including Georgia lottery firms
A lottery forum planned for minority businesses in Memphis next week came under fire yesterday, with some vendors saying that inviting two companies that work for the Georgia lottery to participate makes it appear that a Tennessee-Georgia partnership is a done deal.Three African-American lawmakers are planning a ''Tennessee Lottery Business Opportunities Forum'' Sept. 4, featuring GTECH and Scientific Games. A state lottery board member, originally scheduled to appear, has pulled out of the prog ...
Aug 28, 2003, 4:24 am - Lottery News forum

S.C. lotto questions deal with Georgia
Top officials in South Carolina said Tuesday savings projections acquired by Tennessee lottery board members regarding a potential partnership with the successful Georgia lottery are likely inaccurate.They also detailed other concerns they had about partnering with Georgia before they rejected such an alliance.The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TELC) is poised to make a decision next week on whether to team with Georgias lottery to possibly maximize spending power and curb start up cos ...
Aug 27, 2003, 3:21 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery board sets criteria for ticket sellers
Retailers who want to sell tickets for the new Tennessee lottery must abide by a list of criteria set Monday by the lottery corporation board.Among the criteria for prospective lottery retailers:Cannot be in business exclusively to sell lottery tickets.Must be current in filing and paying all Tennessee taxes.Cannot have a criminal record relating to the ''security and integrity'' of the lottery.Cannot reside in the same household as a lottery director, officer or employee of the corporation.Cann ...
Aug 26, 2003, 3:32 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery Vendors Object to Tenn.-Georgia Partnership
Private lottery vendors say a proposed partnership between the Tennessee and Georgia lotteries would be unfair, expensive, and would hurt Tennessee. The vendors sent a letter to the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation last week, pointing out the risks of such an alliance.The vendors include Creative Games International, Intralot USA, Pollard Banknote and Oberthur Gaming Technologies.The four lottery companies, who have an interest in bidding for the Tennessee contracts, say a Georgia partner ...
Aug 25, 2003, 1:51 pm - Lottery News forum

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