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Pennsylvania Lottery privatization Q&A
Secretaries of aging and revenue discuss Camelot Group bid If Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett accepts an English company's bid to handle the day-to-day management of the Pennsylvania Lottery, no two state agencies will be more immediately and profoundly affected than the Departments of Aging and Revenue. The Aging Department is one of the main beneficiaries of the $3.5 billion Lottery, which funds programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to in-home care services for Pennsylvania's senior citize ...
Jan 8, 2013, 11:03 am - Lottery News forum

Former Pa. Gov. tied to consultants on lottery privatization
As Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett considers whether to hand the reins of the state lottery over to a British company, he's been getting advice from a firm with ties to his predecessor. Former Gov. Ed Rendell is a senior adviser to Greenhill Partners, which stands to make millions if Corbett signs off on a private management agreement with the North American subsidiary of The Camelot Group, which runs the National Lottery in the United Kingdom. Corbett has until at least Monday to decide whe ...
Dec 27, 2012, 10:11 am - Lottery News forum

Democrats take aim at bid to privatize Pa. lottery
Democratic lawmakers are taking aim at GOP Gov. Tom Corbett administration's move to privatize the Pennsylvania Lottery's management, saying it is shrouded in secrecy and will result in a corporate giveaway that diverts hundreds of millions of dollars from the state's services for the elderly. In a Friday letter, Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, asked Corbett for a slew of documents, including the proposed management agreement between the state and Britain-based Camelot Global S ...
Dec 7, 2012, 8:00 am - Lottery News forum

UK Lottery operator bids for Pennsylvania lottery
Pennsylvania received one bid in response to its search for a private manager to run the state's lottery system, officials announced Tuesday. Gov. Tom Corbett's administration announced on Tuesday that a priced bid and 20 years' worth of annual profit commitments has come in from United Kingdom-based Camelot Global Services PA LLC. Camelot, the firm that currently operates the United Kingdom's lottery, was the only company to submit a bid outlining how much revenue it pledged to raise over ...
Nov 20, 2012, 6:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Hoosier Lottery director offers reassurances on outsourcing
Indiana won't turn its lottery over to a private company if bidders don't meet the state's high standards, the executive director of the Hoosier Lottery said Friday. The state has been seeking bids on a 10-year contract to run the Hoosier Lottery. Executive Director Karl Browning released a statement Friday, a day after a spokeswoman for Camelot Global Services, which runs the national lottery in Great Britain, told The Indianapolis Star it dropped out because the state's process encourages b ...
Sep 8, 2012, 8:49 am - Lottery News forum

UK Lottery announces 'Millionaire Map'... but doesn't reveal the map
Where's the map? By Todd Northrop In a confounding twist of logic and reason, the UK National Lottery announced the creation of a 'Millionaire Map' that plots the number of winners in each region, but did not publish the map. According to the UK Press Association (UKPA), the so-called 'Millionaire Map' plots the locations for all 2,715 millionaires created by the lottery since 1994. The North East of England and Wales are the two top locations. The UK National Lottery or its operator ...
Sep 12, 2011, 11:51 am - Lottery News forum

UK Lottery sets sales record
UK National Lottery operator Camelot said a new-look Thunderball game and two special UK Millionaire Super Raffles have helped it achieve record ticket sales this year. Camelot, which runs games including Lotto and National Lottery scratchcards, said it expects sales for the year to March 31 to hit 5.7 billion (US$9.3 billion), breaking the previous record of 5.5 billion set 13 years ago. The group said the strong performance came at a time when most lotteries worldwide are reporting stati ...
Mar 4, 2011, 9:29 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery privatization announcement expected Wednesday
Southtown Star Editorial Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is about to make a billion-dollar decision to which most of us haven't paid much attention. For months, consortiums and companies have been working behind the scenes to become the jackpot winner of a prize that will set an international gambling precedent. Illinois is soon to become the first in the United States to turn over its state lottery operations to a privately owned company. How this experiment progresses undoubtedly will set preced ...
Sep 14, 2010, 8:08 am - Lottery News forum