Public Gaming Industry


July 16, 2018

Tennessee Lottery Closes Year with All-Time High for Education

All told, the Lottery has generated more than $4.6 billion for education in the state since its inception on Jan. 20, 2004. “These results are incredible news for Tennessee,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Lottery. “Than...
July 16, 2018

IGT receives notice of intent to award an instant-ticket printing contract by the Iowa Lottery

“We have forged a strong connection with IGT through the years, and the company’s support and innovation have helped us achieve record years of scratch-ticket sales,” said Terry Rich, Iowa Lottery CEO. “We’re pleased to continue this wor...
July 14, 2018

Harold Mays appointed interim acting director for the Illinois Lottery

“It’s my pleasure to appoint Harold Mays as interim acting director for the Lottery,” Rauner said. “He has successfully led the agency’s daily operations for five years, and before that served taxpayers extremely well as a program manage...
July 14, 2018

Virginia General Assembly could see efforts to allow sports gambling, official says

If sports gambling were legalized throughout the state –  the Virginia Lottery could end up being a major player. Kevin Hall, executive director of the Virginia Lottery said, “Let me just pitch on the 30-year history and the brand, the e...
July 12, 2018

Kansas Lottery and Casinos Transfer a Combined $163.7 Million to State of Kansas in Fiscal Year 2018

“I’m grateful to our retailers, staff and players for the good year we’ve had,” said Kansas Lottery Executive Director Terry Presta. “Instant tickets continue to grow as our biggest category. We are up in the two big multi-state jackpot ...

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