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Paul to run sales, advertising for Tenn. Lottery
Sales and marketing of the Tennessee lottery will be controlled by lottery head Rebecca Paul, while other aspects of running the games will be handed over to private vendors.That was the style Paul used when she ran the Georgia lottery for 10 years and that's how she plans to run the Tennessee lottery, she said yesterday.On her second day on the job, Paul made several recommendations to the Tennessee lottery board, including what she plans to include in two major contracts with gaming vendors.Bo ...
Sep 24, 2003, 3:45 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery CEO begins job early, says games could start Feb. 10
Rebecca Paul began as director of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. more than a week early, meaning the first scratch-off games could be available for sale ahead of schedule.Paul, who was hired away from the Georgia Lottery on Sept. 8 to run Tennessees startup operation, was supposed to begin her new duties Oct. 1. Instead, she spent Monday pitching the games and their benefits to a Nashville civic group.One of the potential takers was Steven Greil, president of the Tennessee Performing Arts ...
Sep 23, 2003, 3:42 am - Lottery News forum

DVL to Sell Retailers on Tennessee Lottery
Dye Van Mol Lawrence will handle public relations for the Tennessee Education Lottery, the state's first lottery, the agency said.The Nashville, Tenn., agency won the contract following a review against crosstown rivals the Ingram Group and Katcher Vaughn Bailey Communications. DVL will partner with African American shop Kinnard Associates and Caliente Consulting, a Hispanic agency.The shop's priority is to reach out to minority vendors, according to DVL partner Hank Dye. The state hopes t ...
Sep 18, 2003, 6:43 am - Lottery News forum

Georgia businesses not worried Tenn. lottery will hurt local sales
Rossville, Georgia store owners say they arent worried the Tennessee Lottery, which is expected to launch early next year, will dam the stream of money flowing from Tennessees gamblers.Legislation creating the lottery corporation was signed into law by Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen on June 11, according to the lottery Web site at www.tnlottery.gov.Subsequently, Governor Bredesen announced appointments to the new seven-member lottery board on July 1, the Web site reads. Proceeds from the future sa ...
Sep 17, 2003, 2:58 am - Lottery News forum

Bredesen defends state lottery CEO's annual pay package
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen said Thursday that Rebecca Paul's potential $752,000 annual salary package involves a much more businesslike arrangement than a similar amount paid to former University of Tennessee President John Shumaker. I don't think that's legitimate at all, said the governor when asked at a brief news conference if it was fair to compare the two pay packages. I think there's much more accountability in this process, Bredesen said. For example, Rebecca Paul has a job now th ...
Sep 12, 2003, 3:32 am - Lottery News forum

Minorities get lottery pitch
Sherry Nelson, owner of Sherry's Unique Boutique, didn't know if a hair salon could sell lottery tickets, but figured it was worth asking.So Nelson, 39, squeezed into a standing-room-only crowd of women and minority business owners Wednesday to hear new Tennessee Education Lottery chief executive officer Rebecca Paul.Paul's answer was a resounding yes. It was resounding not so much because of what Nelson does for a living, but what she is - an African-American business owner. One of the places w ...
Sep 11, 2003, 4:20 am - Lottery News forum

Merchants show strong interest in Tenn. lottery
To date, around 2,500 merchants representing as many as 2,900 Tennessee retail outlets have expressed an interest in selling lottery tickets next year, a spokesperson for the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. said Tuesday.The goal is 3,500 retail locations.Will Pinkston, speaking on behalf of the state lottery corporation, said advertisements have been placed in every newspaper in the state, inviting interested retailers to be on the mailing list for applications to sell tickets. Right now there ...
Sep 10, 2003, 6:11 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery chief says games will rarely be closed to public
Tennessee's new lottery chief cites three situations where operations of the games would be closed to public scrutiny - for recruiting employees, negotiating vendor contracts and discussing security issues. Rebecca Paul, who was chosen this week as CEO to lead startup of the Tennessee games, says those are issues that must be discussed behind closed doors - and happen primarily during the first year of a new lottery. Paul is expected to officially join the Tennessee games by Oct. 1 after 10 year ...
Sep 10, 2003, 6:09 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery chief tours state
She's only been Tennessee's lottery chief for two days, but Rebecca Paul is already traveling the state gathering support for Tennessee's lottery. Wednesday she was in Memphis to talk with minority business owners.Already, Rebecca Paul is reaching out to minority business owners, touting her record in Georgia on minority hires to her staff. Paul said, The legislature said to me, we want to make sure you have 30-percent of your staff African American. I really didn't do that. I had 54-percent of ...
Sep 10, 2003, 6:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Mega Millions or Powerball in Tennessee by July, Paul says
Tennesseans will get to play a multistate lottery game that offers giant jackpots either Powerball or Mega Millions by July 4, 2004, Rebecca Paul, who has been hired to run Tennessee's lottery, said yesterday.An analysis will be done first to see which game would be more profitable to the Tennessee lottery, Paul told reporters.Among things she will study is whether Tennessee could lure more Powerball players from Kentucky by offering Mega Millions, she said, or whether it could lure more Mega Mi ...
Sep 10, 2003, 4:13 am - Lottery News forum