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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

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