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POLLARD BANKNOTE CO-CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JOHN POLLARD TO BE INDUCTED INTO LOTTERY INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME

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“It is an honour to be selected as an inductee into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame,” said John Pollard. “Thirty-four years ago I joined Pollard Banknote, and since that time it’s been a privilege to work alongside my father, my brothers, and an exceptional team of skilled and knowledgeable colleagues. We have truly earned this honour together, and I accept it on behalf of our entire staff. I take great pride in Pollard Banknote’s evolution and growth, as well as our focus on finding solutions to the challenges faced by our lottery clients. I would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate the other seven new inductees.”

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Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director Gordon Medenica to be inducted into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame

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“I’m truly humbled to be among this distinguished group,” Medenica said. “The lottery industry is filled with exceptional people who are dedicated to the success of this business, so being in the Hall of Fame is quite an honor – one that I’m proud to share with the many others who make dreams possible every day.”

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Scientific Games Lottery Group Chief Executive Pat McHugh to be Inducted Into Lottery Industry Hall of Fame

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"On behalf of our SG team, I am thrilled to congratulate Pat on his selection for the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame," said Barry Cottle, Chief Executive Officer for Scientific Games. "We are incredibly proud of Pat and all he has accomplished. A great coach and a change agent, Pat supports our customers to help them grow their business and proceeds to their causes, drives innovation, and creates an incredible atmosphere and team spirit for our Lottery group." "With Pat's unparalleled global expertise in gaming systems technology directing complex technology deployments, new business initiatives and strategic product development, we know that he will continue to be an industry icon and leader," Cottle added.

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Names Two New Directors of Client Services

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“This is both a time of challenges and opportunities for the adapting yet evolving gaming industry. Regulators, operators, and suppliers are all searching for the best way forward, and GLI stands ready as their compliance partner. These stakeholders rely on us for resources, technical expertise, and a global perspective in helping them solve problems. We are confident in Justine and Blaine, and their leadership skills will provide the optimum customer service and proven capabilities they need to achieve great results. Justine and Blaine will further strengthen our global team who work every day to help our customers successfully navigate the future of gaming,” said GLI President/CEO James R. Maida.

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PGRI Lottery Industry Hall of Fame - Congratulations to the newest members of the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame

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PGRI Lottery Industry Hall of Fame  Congratulations to the newest members of the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame

(L-R) Pat McHugh Executive Vice President, Lottery Group Chief Executive, Scientific Games
John Pollard
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 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Pollard Banknote Limited
Scott Gunn
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 Senior Vice President, Corporate Public Affairs, IGT
Nigel Railton
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 Chief Executive Officer, Camelot UK; Senior Vice President, World Lottery Association (WLA)
Gordon Medenica
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 Director, Maryland Lottery and Gaming
Bishop Woosley, Lottery Industry Consultant and former Director, Arkansas Lottery Commission
 

 Click here to read their bios and visit the LotteryIndustryHallofFame.com

The 88 members of the PGRI Lottery Industry Hall of Fame have voted for and elected six industry leaders to be inducted into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame for 2020.

The Lottery Industry Hall of Fame was founded in 2005 as a means of honoring those who have done the most to promote excellence and integrity in our industry and make the world lottery industry the great success. The recipients of this award are all a credit to that ideal and are joining a select and distinguished group of world lottery industry professionals. 


Induction Ceremony

The six Hall of Fame inductees will be honored in a virtual ceremony at 4:00 pm October 14, 2020 - Central Time U.S.  Go to PublicGaming.com to join the celebration. 

 

Visit LotteryIndustryHallofFame.com for info about the Hall of Fame and its members.


 

'We are essential': Workers urge Cuomo to allow NY casinos to reopen

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But we are closed and the eight tribal casinos are not. Neither are the casinos in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey, Ohio. Everybody who would ordinarily be going to my casinos in an area where nobody is sick is now going to other casinos in areas where there are far more people testing positive than in upstate New York,"  said Vernon Downs and Tioga Downs owner Jeff Gural.

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