West Va. Lottery director announces retirement
John Musgrave, the longtime director of the West Virginia Lottery, announced his retirement Thursday, bringing to a close a more than 19-year run that has included work for four different governors.
I love this job. I've been so fortunate. I like doing what I do and serving this administration, as well as the others, but there's something that just tells me it's time, Musgrave told MetroNews.
The lottery had annual revenue of approximately $220 million when Musgrave took over. It now has ...
Oct 9, 2015, 10:32 am - Lottery News forum
Colorado Lottery chief to leave at year's end
Colorado Lottery Director Abel Tapia will retire at the end of the year.
The Puebloan and former state representative and senator, was appointed lottery chief in July 2010.
Tapia said Thursday he has been weighing retirement for a year and had planned to lead the lottery for three to four years.
It turns out it's about 3 years and in the lottery, (that's) a lifetime, Tapia said. Directors usually have an 18-month average on the job because it's high-profile and high-demand, so I'm very ...
Jul 26, 2013, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum
Georgia Lottery president/CEO announces retirement
Georgia Lottery Corp. President and CEO Margaret R. DeFrancisco announced publicly today that she will be retiring from her full-time position as head of the Lottery.
The Georgia Lottery's board of directors will conduct a search for DeFrancisco's replacement. She plans to stay through the transition, and a departure date is not imminent or immediate.
The Georgia Lottery has seen strong growth and funded the educations of hundreds of thousands of Georgians during Margaret DeFrancisco's te ...
Aug 15, 2012, 5:07 pm - Lottery News forum
Former N.D. Lottery head gets unusual retirement payout
When North Dakota's former lottery director retired in April, he was paid $44,432 for unused vacation time, a sum that is raising eyebrows among lawmakers who write the budget for state government.
Chuck Keller could not use up his leave, which totaled more than 31 weeks, because he was busy planning the launch of North Dakota's lottery office, said Tom Trenbeath, the state's deputy attorney general. The lottery began selling Powerball tickets in March 2004.
Keller also accumulated compens ...
Jun 20, 2008, 8:48 am - Lottery News forum
Colorado Lottery director to retire
After 4 years on the job, Margaret Peggy Gordon is retiring as director of the Colorado Lottery.
Gordon, who formally made the announcement on Tuesday, said her final day on the job will be June 30, the last day of the state's fiscal year.
When she gets up on July 1, the first thing she plans to do is buy a Lottery ticket, which she's barred from doing as an employee.
The average length of stay for a Lottery director is 18 months, and I'm at 4 years, so I think that's pretty good, s ...
Apr 23, 2008, 1:15 pm - Lottery News forum
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