Tagged: arkansas lottery commission

Auditor, Former Commissioner Bash Arkansas Lottery's 10-Year Contract Extension

by Mark Friedman 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Former Arkansas Scholarship Lottery officials are critical of a recent decision to add 10 years to the contract of a vendor whose original contract was altered after lottery commission approval.

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Betting on Graduates

by 10/6/2014 12:00 am

The direct link between college scholarships and gambling was something Arkansas’ first state lottery commissioners weren’t eager to point out, but a new class of commissioners is hoping to remind Arkansans of that link each time they attend a football game.

Keno Pause Opens New Fight Over Lottery (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Associated Press 7/6/2014 12:36 pm

Arkansas lottery officials won't just be making the case for why they should be allowed to expand their games to include offerings such as keno when the Legislature meets next year. They'll also be making the case for not completely overhauling their structure.

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Fights Falling Sales

by Luke Jones 6/2/2014 12:00 am

While the state’s two gambling venues are predicting green pastures and growth, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is resigned to a second consecutive decline in annual revenue.

Arkansas Lottery Eyes Advertising with State's Universities

by Associated Press 4/16/2014 11:06 am

A committee of the Arkansas Lottery Commission is discussing the prospect of advertising with universities in the state. Lottery Director Bishop Woosley said Wednesday that it would be a natural fit because proceeds from the lottery fund college scholarships.

Lottery Commission Target of Civil Suit Over Stolen Scatch-off's

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2013 12:00 am

Although the criminal case against Remmele Mazyck, the disgraced former Arkansas lottery security official is closed, a lawsuit involving his wrongdoing is still pending.

Arkansas Lottery Gets Powerball Boost, But Sales Continue to Lag

by Associated Press 12/4/2012 7:17 am

Arkansas lottery organizers say the lottery revenues received a multi-million dollar boost from the recent $588 million Powerball jackpot. But it remains uncertain whether sales can be picked up enough for the lottery to reach its projected budget.

Comp Time, Salaried Employees and Questions of the Universe

by Mark Carter 9/9/2010 12:05 pm

Some folks are of the notion that being salaried entails doing the job regardless of how long it takes. Others feel like comp time could be warranted when a job requires an inordinate amount of time and effort.