Tagged: bishop woosley

Lottery Commission Votes to Add Monitor-Style Games

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 4/16/2014 03:02 pm

The Arkansas Lottery Commission on Wednesday voted to start the process of implementing monitor-style games in which players can watch drawings every four minutes.

Lottery Oversight Committee Votes 'Non Support' On Video Bets

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 4/15/2014 05:26 pm

The Arkansas lottery is trying to find ways to boost sales so the state can award more college scholarships, but a legislative panel showed little affection Tuesday for the methods that could be employed.

Bishop Woosley On the Arkansas Scholarship's Lottery's Winning Formula

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

Bishop Woosley has worked at the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery since its start in 2009 and was named director in February 2012.

Lottery's Bishop Woosley Aware of His Cardinal Direction

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

Fans of shows like TLC's “Who Do You Think You Are?” will understand why Whispers succumbed to curiosity to ask Bishop Woosley, director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery and the subject of this week's Executive Q&A, the following question: Is he related to Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, sometimes called Bishop Wosley, King Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor

Arkansas Lottery Hopes to Boost Revenue, Profit Margin

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 4/29/2013 12:53 pm

A bill that would have required the Arkansas lottery to turn at least a 25 percent annual profit didn't make it out of committee this year, but the lottery director said Monday he expects similar bills to be proposed in future legislative sessions.

Lottery Unchanged in Session, not Scholarships

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 4/25/2013 08:08 am

No changes were made to the structure of the Arkansas Lottery this legislative session, but one is in store for college students, as lottery-funded scholarship amounts are moving to a tiered structure.

Bishop Woosley: Drought, Gas Prices Cause Drop in Lottery Ticket Sales

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 11/20/2012 06:21 pm

Legislators were told Tuesday that lottery-funded scholarship amounts could take a dive for future recipients as the state-run gambling operation isn't pulling in as much money as expected.