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Facing Fraud Trial, Mayor Wins Lottery
The mayor of the small town of Dawson, Georgia won $500,000 in the Georgia Lottery a month before his trial on charges of insurance fraud and forgery. Mayor Robert Albritten went to Atlanta on Monday and picked up his prize, worth about $300,000 after taxes, said lottery spokesman J.B. Landroche.Albritten is scheduled to go on trial next month on 19 counts. The owner of a funeral home, he allegedly sold life insurance to elderly nursing home residents, many of whom may not have realized what the
Aug 7, 2003, 3:59 am - Lottery News

Georgia Lottery set to go broke without rules change
If the rules for earning one of Georgia's coveted HOPE scholarships were a little stricter, student D-1 - as he was described to a legislative committee last week - never would have made the grade. He earned three A's and 11 B's during his high school career, but his other grades - 16 C's, two D's and one F - would have put the HOPE scholarship, which requires a B average, beyond his reach.But scholarship rules allowed administrators to ignore the F he made in algebra because other courses gav
Aug 5, 2003, 5:04 am - Lottery News

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

Georgia proposes deal with new Tennessee lottery
NASHVILLE, -- Tennessee could launch its new lottery up to four months earlier than planned if it partners with Georgia and its vendor contract, Georgia Lottery director Rebecca Paul said Monday.Paul pitched the unique idea of a ``long-term strategic alliance'' to the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation board at its second meeting, telling members the states' identical lottery statutes ``open doors for us to do many things jointly to reduce overhead in both jurisdictions.''Tennessee's lotter
Jul 29, 2003, 3:28 am - Lottery News

TN Lottery board meets today, to hear Georgia proposal
The Tennessee Lottery Corporation Board is expected to hear a proposal Monday from Georgia officials about a potential deal between the state games. The board's second meeting begins at 1:00 pm (Central). The proposal involves pooling resources and expertise to keep down costs associated with the Tennessee and Georgia lotteries. On another matter, the lottery corporation will now hire it's own attorney. Governor Bredesen initially arranged for a Nashville law firm to handle the lotte
Jul 28, 2003, 7:53 am - Lottery News

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