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World Lottery Association unanimously re-elects Tennessee Lottery CEO as President
By Kate Northrop
Rebecca Paul Hargrove, the current CEO of the Tennessee Lottery, will continue to serve as WLA President, marking the second time she was elected for the two-year term position.
The WLA is an international member-based organization made up of 154 official government-run lotteries and other licensed lottery organizations from 85 countries. It was established as a way for lotteries to develop relationships with one another and to create international standards and regulation ...
Oct 16, 2020, 3:47 pm - Lottery News forum
World Lottery Association president urges veto of warning labels
Florida's first lottery secretary called on Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto legislation placing warning labels on tickets.
Rebecca Paul Hargrove, now president of the World Lottery Association, said Florida could set an unfortunate precedent. Should the bill (HB 629) become law, it could hurt lottery-funded programs nationwide.
The instant scratch-off games have been around for over 45 years, and sales of these games continue to grow every year, Hargrove wrote in a letter to DeSantis, but more ...
May 20, 2019, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum
Tennessee Lottery CEO elected President of the World Lottery Association
Rebecca P. Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, has been unanimously elected and is the first female President of the World Lottery Association (WLA).
Rebecca's leadership and vision have created an exceptional lottery organization in Tennessee that has provided billions of dollars in support of education initiatives in the state, said Susan Lanigan, Chair of the Tennessee Lottery Board of Directors, and those traits, along with her more than 30 years o ...
Nov 27, 2018, 6:54 pm - Lottery News forum
Kentucky Lottery earns first Responsible Gaming Certfication
The Kentucky Lottery Corporation has been awarded Level 2 Certification of the World Lottery Association's (WLA's) Responsible Gaming Framework. The Kentucky Lottery is the first United States lottery to achieve this level of certification for its responsible play programs.
To receive this certification, WLA members must adopt the organization's responsible gaming principles. The principles helps lotteries assess their responsible gaming programs and to keep them on a course of continuous imp ...
Mar 9, 2010, 2:19 pm - Lottery News forum
South Africa has become hotbed of lottery fraud
South Africa has become a criminal base for 419 international lottery fraudsters attempting to defraud people from around the world by sending unsolicited emails of false winning notices.This was revealed by Uthingo Management Corporate Services Director Dawid Muller at the World Lottery Association Convention and Trade Show, which is taking place at the International Convention Centre in Durban this week.Muller also released a list of lottery scam organisations that have been attempting to defr ...
Nov 16, 2004, 8:43 am - Lottery News forum
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