lottery

Study finds lottery players look similar to all North Carolinians

“We meet North Carolinians every day as they buy tickets and win prizes so we have a good idea of who our players are,” said Mark Michalko, executive director of the lottery. “It’s good to see this survey confirms what our experience told us. Folks from all walks of life enjoy playing lottery games.”   “A good deal of assumptions are made as to who play lottery games,” said Michalko. “A valid and reliable scientific survey, such as this one, answers important questions that will help guide the responsible growth of the lottery.”

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Tennessee Lottery Celebrates 14 Years, More than $4.4 Billion for Education

“We’re proud of the past 14 years,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO. “The results we have achieved have funded more than a million scholarships and grants and now help make possible the Governor’s Drive to 55 initiatives along with so many other education programs.” “Our success is based on many factors, including the enabling legislation that provides the business structure under which we operate,” said Ms. Hargrove. “Additionally, we rely on guidance from our Board of Directors, the dedication and talent of our team of employees, the hard work of more than 5,000 retailers, and the support of thousands of players.”

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Tennessee Lottery Celebrates 15 Years, Best Quarterly Return to Education Since Launch

“What an incredible 15 years!” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation. “This record transfer to education couldn’t have been possible without the help of so many. From the enthusiasm of our players and hard work of our retailers to guidance from our Board of Directors and the dedication and talent of our Lottery employees, this success is a true team effort.”  Watch a news clip from WKRN.com 

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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. “Thanks to the help of so many, from players and retailers to our dedicated team, Lottery funding continues to provide a strong foundation for education in the state.”

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