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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 forum

Treasurer takes top post with Tenn. lottery
New job pays Adams $180,000Tennessee State Treasurer Steve Adams, who has held the post since 1987, is resigning Oct. 24 to become chief administrative officer of the Tennessee Lottery, with a pay raise of at least $50,000, the lottery announced Thursday.Adams, 52, is one of the three state constitutional officers appointed by the state legislature, along with the comptroller and the secretary of state.Gov. Phil Bredesen will appoint an interim successor until the legislature convenes in Janua ...
Oct 17, 2003, 4:32 am - Lottery News forum

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 forum

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 forum

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 forum

Lottery schedule may jump
Tennessee lottery head Rebecca Paul said Monday the corporation may award contracts to gaming vendors, which will be charged with laying the infrastructure for ticket sales, two days sooner than had been anticipated.The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TELC) must award gaming contracts by the day before Thanksgiving, says Paul, to reach the goal of the first scratch off ticket sales by Feb. 10. Paul now says, however, the contracts could be awarded two days sooner by Nov. 24.Paul stands ...
Sep 30, 2003, 4:01 am - Lottery News forum

Big Tenn. lottery winners to collect at 5 district offices statewide
The Tennessee lottery will open five district offices that will serve as prize claim centers, including three in East Tennessee.The offices, which also will house regional sales teams, will be in Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities in Upper East Tennessee, lottery Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Paul said at yesterday's board meeting.Winners of prizes of more than $600 will have to get the money from a district office. Paul said she picked the five locations so Tennesse ...
Sep 30, 2003, 3:59 am - Lottery News forum

Committee OKs Tennessee Lottery pay-scale plan
The pay scale for Tennessee Lottery workers will range from $19,750 a year for a warehouse clerk to $150,000 a year for a senior vice president, plus bonuses, according to a preliminary plan approved by a lottery committee.Lottery workers also must pass a drug test before being hired.The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation's Human Resources Committee on Friday approved the plan, which still must be voted on by the entire board. Minutes later, new lottery chief Rebecca Paul hired her first em ...
Sep 29, 2003, 3:14 am - Lottery News forum

Tenn. lawmaker balks at high lottery pay for vice presidents
A state legislative leader said he hoped that Tennessee's lottery would pay its top officials less than top executives at the Georgia lottery were paid when Rebecca Paul was director there.Paul, the new Tennessee lottery director who officially came from Georgia this week, had a dozen lottery vice presidents working for her in Georgia five of them earning $151,000-$180,000 a year, including bonuses.''That seems to be on the high side,'' said state Sen. Ron Ramsey of Blountville, Senate Republ ...
Sep 26, 2003, 3:12 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery board ups goals
Profit expectations for Tennessee's new lottery director Rebecca Paul increased Tuesday by roughly $6 million following a vote by the state's lottery board.The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TELC) board, due to Paul's starting one week earlier than planned, increased the amount of net proceeds the lottery must garner if Paul is to receive the whole of her $400,000 incentive package. A former goal described by Paul as Herculean -- of $122 million by June 30, the end of the fiscal year ...
Sep 24, 2003, 4:05 am - Lottery News forum