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Tenn. lottery chief keeping mum about several key questions
Tennessee lottery CEO Rebecca Paul is keeping quiet on several significant lottery issues, including why she wants to contract with a single vendor for lottery goods and supplies instead of splitting up the business among several vendors.In an interview with The Tennessean earlier this week, Paul was questioned about language in the request for proposal (RFP) sent to vendors stating that it is the desire of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. to select a single vendor able to provide a compreh
Oct 18, 2003, 1:51 pm - Lottery News

Tenn. Lottery hires another Georgia veteran
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. on Thursday lured another Georgian to pilot its new lottery.Sidney Chambers was named senior vice president of sales and marketing. He formerly worked at the Georgia Lottery. At least two others have already left for Tennessee, including former Georgia Lottery director Rebecca Paul.Tennessee also has hired Wanda Young Wilson, who will be the games executive vice president and general counsel _ a position similar to her previous job in Georgia.Chambers has wo
Oct 17, 2003, 4:34 am - Lottery News

Texas may move to join Mega Millions today
The Texas Lottery Commission could formalize its decision to enter the multi-state lottery game Mega Millions today, a move expected to bring more than $50 million a year to state coffers.The three-member panel is scheduled to take action on a proposal that would allow lottery director Reagan Greer to sign a contract with the consortium of ten states that make up Mega Millions.Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia and Washington are the other
Oct 16, 2003, 3:48 am - Lottery News

Paul shields panel picking lottery bid
The names of some top lottery officials who will pick the winner of Tennessee's multimillion-dollar lottery contract will remain secret until Oct. 27 to protect them from outside influence, Tennessee lottery CEO Rebecca Paul said yesterday.Oct. 27 is the date that bids are due at the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp., created earlier this year by the legislature to run the enterprise and provide college scholarships.Yesterday, Paul announced the hiring of Wanda Young Wilson as executive vice pre
Oct 15, 2003, 3:18 am - Lottery News

N.C. Lottery debate: You can bet both sides will be passionate
Aside from what it might cost to put together, or to pay out prizes, or what it's social costs might be, there is much more interesting question right now: How much would it cost North Carolinians to debate a state lottery?The question of whether this state ought to have a lottery is sleeping right now. And it will be months before even the prospect of waking it will come. Like a lot of political trends in North Carolina, it certainly won't be resolved this year, or next, but the state draws clo
Oct 13, 2003, 3:48 am - Lottery News

Neighbor states may lose lottery windfall
A solitary billboard between Nashville and the Kentucky state line tells the story of what surrounding states have to lose or possibly gain when Tennessee begins its own lottery next year.The billboard, leased by the Kentucky lottery, announces the latest Powerball jackpot. It is a subtle reminder that lottery tickets are available not far ahead.Kentucky does little to promote its lottery in Tennessee, spokewoman Sara Westerman said. But it would like to keep as much as possible of the estimated
Oct 8, 2003, 4:42 am - Lottery News

Lottery work moving ahead of schedule
The chief executive officer of the Tennessee lottery said yesterday that she is expecting upward of 20,000 applications for the lottery's approximately 300 jobs.Among the openings are a few senior staff positions that pay upward of $150,000 a year. Lottery CEO Rebecca Paul says she hopes to have those positions filled by the end of the week.People hired to fill those executive positions will serve on a committee that will evaluate proposals from companies wanting to snare a multimillion-dollar c
Oct 7, 2003, 5:17 am - Lottery News

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