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Alabama town bracing for Tennessee Lottery
You can stand in lottery-free Alabama and see the pink-and-yellow sign just a few hundred feet away in Tennessee. LOTTERY HERE - STARTS JAN. 20, screams the placard outside HP Max Fuel Express, which is located just across a set of railroad tracks in adjoining Ardmore, Tenn.Ardmore is split by the state line, and people on the north side are looking forward to an influx of Alabama dollars when the Tennessee Lottery begins Tuesday. But businesses in Alabama hope to get along just fine once the s ...
Jan 19, 2004, 7:14 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee businesses banking on lottery
For years, Tony Kim watched as customers looking to buy gas, snacks or cigarettes bypassed his store here and crossed the state line into Kentucky in search of one thing: lottery tickets.Beginning Tuesday, Kim hopes to draw that business back to his Favorite Xpress BP store when Tennessee launches its own lottery a venture almost 20 years in the making. We have to join the game everybody's doing it, said Kim, who with several partners, owns three other convenience stores in Clarksville and five ...
Jan 17, 2004, 2:50 pm - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Lottery launches Web site
The Tennessee Lottery unveiled its new site Thursday, five days before selling the first instant games. Its new online address is www.tnlottery.com.The new site, which the Tennessee Lottery calls colorful and easy-to-use, contains information on the Lottery's new games, its business, and its education mission. The site includes some features geared towards players, including one that allows users to perform a zip code search to locate nearby participating Lottery retailers.When the Lottery's ...
Jan 16, 2004, 5:48 am - Lottery News forum

Tenn. lottery officials show off security measures for tickets
The lottery signs are going up, and anxious players like Agnes Smith are talking about the launching of the Tennessee Lottery on Tuesday.Smith said, Somebody's going to win so, why not be me? But before you start scratching, know there are security measures ensuring your ticket is valid. So the minute you buy a ticket, here's what'll happen behind the store counter. You're gonna run it through the machine...you have to enter in your correct code, whether its a 5050 or your store code number, an ...
Jan 15, 2004, 5:30 am - Lottery News forum

Lotto Mania
Store owners along state line hope Alabamians bring greater success to Tennessee lotteryConvenience store owners operating in Tennessee near the Alabama state line cashed in for decades on Colbert and Lauderdale residents who had nowhere else to turn to quench their thirst for an alcoholic beverage.A week from today, convenience store owners along the Alabama-Tennessee state line will try to again cash in on Alabamians' thirst.This time, that thirst has nothing to do with alcoholic beverages, si ...
Jan 13, 2004, 5:17 am - Lottery News forum

Tenn. lottery is ready to go, says CEO
Merchants to get hefty initial delivery of game tickets to fill expected heavy demandA little more than a week before the first Tennessee lottery ticket is sold, CEO Rebecca Paul said the infrastructure is ready for a successful launch. While there are 1,000 things to do between now and (next) Tuesday, we're really confident with where we are, Paul told board members of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. during Monday's weekly teleconference.Proceeds from the lottery, set to begin at 12:01 ...
Jan 13, 2004, 4:59 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee lotto ads hit Monday
Tennesseans will get their first taste of lottery advertising as the state lottery begins its push Monday, airing two television commercials raising awareness that the games will be up in mere days.Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TEL) spokesperson Kym Gerlock said Thursday details werent available but that two spots 10- and 30-second teasers would air Monday.Roughly 40 members of the TEL sales team are currently covering the state providing retailers with posters and other materials des ...
Jan 9, 2004, 5:32 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Lottery To Launch 21 Days Early
Rapid Startup Means Millions More For Education, Officials SayTennessee Lottery President CEO Rebecca Paul on Monday announced the first lottery tickets will go on sale Jan. 20 - a full three weeks earlier than originally anticipated.In moving up the Lottery's launch date from the original date of February 10, Paul said additional ticket sales will generate millions more dollars in college scholarships for Tennessee students this year. All the pieces are in place for a successful early kic ...
Jan 6, 2004, 3:40 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee must decide on use of unclaimed lottery prizes
Officials with Tennessee Boys and Girls Club chapters hope lawmakers will give them some of the unclaimed prize money from the new state lottery.The law that created the lottery requires that half of all unclaimed winnings go back into the prize pool at the end of each fiscal year, while the rest is placed in a special account for after-school programs.The lottery legislation's House sponsor - Rep. Chris Newton, R-Cleveland - said deciding which after-school programs get the money is one of the ...
Jan 5, 2004, 6:15 am - Lottery News forum

Paul, lottery team working overtime
Tennessee Lottery employees received little time off during the holidays as the upstart corporation works overtime to see ticket sales begin prior to next months deadline.Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TEL) CEO Rebecca Paul says her team is working 14 to 16 hours per day seven days a week.Workers contracted by gaming vendor GTECH are installing lottery machines in an estimated 100 retail locations every day. The installation process continued non-stop through the holidays including New ...
Jan 5, 2004, 6:13 am - Lottery News forum