|“Connie Laverty O’Connor brings an unrivaled passion and energy to all she undertakes. With her signature style, she has incalculably benefited our industry in so many ways. Still, her most long-lasting influence will likely be the way she has inspired and mentored a legion of followers to serve and grow lotteries everywhere.” Rebecca Hargrove CEO
Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
|"This is like our big harvest, the season kickoff," Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Director Bishop Woosley said. "It's always a big day when we are able to turn $40 million into real opportunities for Arkansas students. We at ASL are proud to be helping Arkansas students compete in that economy, he said."|
|“GTECH has always been focused on the cultural and social issues that affect our industry,” said GTECH S.p.A. CEO Marco Sala. “In fact, GTECH was one of the first companies in the industry to advocate for responsible gaming, and to design and implement specific actions.”|
Thank you all for participating in Lottery EXPO. It's been a fabulous three days. We hope you all enjoyed it and accomplished all of your objectives. We will be working on our Spring and Fall conference events and will keep you posted as we confirm dates, venues and programs. Hope to see you there. In the meantime, I'm sure we'll see you at NASPL Atlantic City in a couple weeks, and then at the World Lottery Summit in Rome in November. Be sure to come to the PGRI Lottery Industry Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies at both of those events. Gary Grief (Executive Director Texas Lottery and President of NASPL) and David Loeb (CEO Western Canada Lottery Corporation) will be inducted at NASPL event. Tan Soo Nan (CEO of Singapore Pools) and Jean Jorgensen (Executive Director World Lottery Association) will be inducted at the WLS event in Rome. Too, the winner of the Sharp Award for Good Causes will be recognized at NASPL. This award goes to the NASPL lottery with the highest year-over-year percentage increase in net funds generated for its beneficiary.
Video-recording website: www.PGRItalks.com
Public Gaming Magazine January/February 2014