New Jersey law is the first to authorize and regulate lottery couriers Lottery executive director Carole Hedinger had said she had hoped the governor would veto the bill. "It's a risky proposition," she said, according to Lottery Commission records from a December meeting. "The Lottery has opposed this legislation since it was introduced, she said"." Former New York State lottery executive Robert McLaughlin said courier lottery services in the U.S. are unusual because of the potential for fraud. "It's an issue for the industry how you're involving a middle person," he said.
National Lottery reveals profile of the average lotto winner in Ireland National Lottery Chief Executive, Dermot Griffin said; ”I have been very lucky to meet winners and present their cheques over a number of years and have always been struck by how grounded and down to earth Irish winners are as they process what are life transforming prize pay-outs."
Missouri Lottery Extends Instant Games Contract with Scientific Games May Scheve Reardon, Executive Director, Missouri Lottery, said, "Our Lottery generates funds to provide educational opportunities for Missouri students, support Missouri businesses, and entertain millions. The instant games created by Scientific Games help us ensure continued growth in profits to the state of Missouri. We are confident that our My Lottery Players Club developed by Scientific Games has contributed to our success in recent years, and we look forward to building upon the popularity of our players club."
Arizona Lottery releases first-ever $30 Scratchers ticket “Our core players have shown a high affinity for our recent $20 tickets and we saw an overwhelming success with both,” said Gregg Edgar, Executive Director of the Arizona Lottery. “Recent player research indicates an excitement for higher ticket values that incorporate larger prize points and increased odds of winning. The new ticket price will also generate higher commissions for our retailer partners and transfers to vital Arizona programs.”