Published: July 6, 2024

Leading Lottery Expert Kurt D. Freedlund Joins Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) as Senior Lottery Solutions Account Executive

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (July 1, 2024) – Globally known lottery expert Kurt D. Freedlund has joined the lottery team at Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) as Senior Lottery Solutions Account Executive.

Freedlund will work with GLI lottery customers providing world-class insights and strategy solutions regarding lottery products and operational modernization consulting support, governance, strategic planning and execution, procurement optimization, and business analysis.

“We are thrilled and excited to welcome Kurt to GLI. His experience and expertise in the lottery industry will be invaluable in continuing GLI’s world-class service and ongoing work to help our lottery clients succeed,” said GLI Vice President of Global Lottery Solutions Angela Wong.

Freedlund has a long history in the lottery industry. Most recently, he was the founder and CEO of KDF Consulting & Solutions, which aided various stakeholders in the lottery industry in addressing current issues impacting its future. He has also served as President of LottoInteractive Inc., where he actively represented the lottery industry in Washington D.C. to lobby for the rejection of the Restore the Wire Act legislation.

Previously, he acted as the COO & General Counsel for the Georgia Lottery Corporation, overseeing all operations and legal matters. He also represented the Mega Millions Consortium in working with the MUSL attorney to create and implement the PowerBall-Mega Millions cross-selling initiative; the creation and implementation of the Georgia Lottery’s iLottery program, and the lottery’s regulatory oversight of the Coin Operated Amusement Machines.

He was Executive Deputy Director & General Counsel for the Illinois Lottery, where he acted as lead counsel for the creation of the Big Game (now known as Mega Millions).

His insights into the lottery industry have been featured in numerous gaming trade publications, and he has been a featured speaker at gaming and lottery tradeshows around the world. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Northwestern University School of Law, and he holds a B.S. in Political Science and History from Northwestern University.

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