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  • Retailer's app offers way to remotely play lottery September 25, 2020 9:11 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette A mobile phone app that allows lottery players in Arkansas to buy draw-game tickets through their smartphones and collect their winnings without leaving home is now available through a lottery retailer in Little Rock. The mobile app Jackpocket officially …
  • State sells $2 million Powerball ticket September 16, 2020 3:09 am Arkansas Times The Arkansas Lottery says a Pine Bluff merchant sold a $2 million Powerball ticket in the Sept. 5 drawing, but the prize has not yet been claimed. The ticket was sold at Ma Food Mart, 3100 S. Hazel Street in Pine Bluff. It contained the five winning …
  • Lottery revenue for July up by $8.5M over last year August 12, 2020 11:33 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette In the fourth full month of the covid-19 pandemic in Arkansas, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's revenue in July increased by $8.5 million over the same month a year ago to $49.7 million and exceeded the lottery's projected budget by $14.2 million …
  • The Arkansas lottery is going to do what? Expand digital gambling? August 7, 2020 9:11 pm Arkansas Times Michael Wickline, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Capitol ace,  throughly elaborated on the naming of Eric Hagler as the new director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. When Bishop Woosley was eased out the door, it was to get Governor Hutchinson’s man in …
  • Attorney appointed to direct the lottery August 7, 2020 11:21 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Financial services lawyer J. Eric Hagler of Little Rock is the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's new director, though he has no experience working for a lottery. State Department of Finance and Administration Secretary Larry Walther -- who announced Gov. …
  • New Arkansas Lottery director: J. Eric Hagler August 7, 2020 4:53 am Arkansas Times J. Eric Hagler J. Eric Hagler J. Eric Hagler, a lawyer and former prosecutor, magistrate and special associate justice of the state Supreme Court, has been named by Governor Hutchinson as director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. The native Arkansan …
  • J. Eric Hagler Appointed Arkansas Lottery Director August 6, 2020 4:39 pm Arkansas Business We were unable to send the article. Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed J. Eric Hagler the new director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, replacing Bishop Woosley, who officially stepped down on Monday. The Department of Finance and Administration, whose …
  • Arkansas Lottery Chief Bishop Woosley to Resign July 15, 2020 4:59 pm Arkansas Business We were unable to send the article. Bishop Woosley, director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, has submitted his resignation, effective Aug. 3. The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration said he is resigning to pursue other opportunities. …
  • After 8 years, Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's chief to step down July 15, 2020 12:54 pm Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Bishop Woosley -- who has been the director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery since February 2012 -- has submitted his resignation, effective Aug. 3, to pursue other opportunities, state Department of Finance and Administration Secretary Larry Walther …
  • Arkansas Lottery Chief To Resign Aug. 3 July 14, 2020 11:46 pm Arkansas Business We were unable to send the article. Bishop Woosley, director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, has submitted his resignation, effective Aug. 3. The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration said he is resigning to pursue other opportunities. …
  • Arkansas lottery's record year is $532M in revenue July 11, 2020 1:47 pm Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Fueled by rising revenue from scratch-off tickets, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's total revenue in the recently ended fiscal year set a record of $532 million, an increase of $15.8 million over the previous fiscal year. But the amount raised for …
  • Arkansas sticking with its lottery consultant June 20, 2020 1:31 pm Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette The Legislative Council on Friday signed off on a second-year contract extension for consultant Camelot Global Services, a day after the state lottery director told lawmakers that the lottery is looking at implementing the game of keno, opposed by some …
  • Arkansas' lottery revenue soars, helps fund scholarships May 12, 2020 11:41 pm The Washington Times LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The drop in gas prices and closure of Arkansas’ three casinos amid the coronavirus pandemic has fueled the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery fund, as the lottery set a record for total revenue in the month of April. At the end of each …
  • Impact of virus weighed as lottery revenue dips April 14, 2020 8:01 am Arkansas Democrat Gazette The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has weathered the coronavirus crisis for the most part so far, despite the pandemic having a devastating impact on the nation's lottery industry, lottery Director Bishop Woosley said. Lotteries have experienced varying …
  • Coronavirus cuts Powerball payouts March 27, 2020 2:33 am Arkansas Times Raging disease and economic collapse have hit the Arkansas Lottery. A news release yesterday: Today Bishop Woosley, director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, announced the Powerball® Product Group is making changes to ensure the game continues to …

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