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  • State, federal agencies team up to launch Blue Alerts in Vermont August 13, 2019 9:17 pm Vermont Business Magazine Network similar to Amber Alerts would provide rapid public notification when a law-enforcement officer is at risk of harm or has been seriously injured or killed Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Public Safety and the US Attorney’s Office …
  • VTDigger releases 2018 Annual Report April 23, 2019 11:21 pm VTDigger - Vermont Thanks to our readers, VTDigger has continued to build a statewide newsroom that has the capacity to cover the most important Vermont stories of the day and pursue deep investigations on issues that matter most to readers. Information about how we have …
  • Vermont: Sin taxes, but not much sin March 2, 2019 2:21 pm News Enterprise MIDDLEBURY | Vermont has so-called sin taxes on products such as liquor and tobacco. And while it doesn’t have a gambling tax per se, the Green Mountain State collects a “sin tax” with its own brand of sanctioned gambling, the Vermont Lottery. But lookout …
  • Vermont Lottery will seek criminal background checks for its agents January 17, 2019 11:21 pm VTDigger - Vermont Liquor and Lottery Commissioner Patrick Delaney, center left, and deputy commissioner Gary Kessler, right, spoke Thursday to the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs. Photo by Anne Wallace Allen/VTDigger The department …
  • Vermont to test Amber Alert system Friday November 29, 2018 5:55 am The Washington Times WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Public Safety will be testing the state’s Amber Alert system. The exercise is scheduled to take place Friday between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. The department is testing various parts of the system, including the VT- …
  • VTDigger releases 2017 annual 990 tax return November 26, 2018 12:26 pm VTDigger - Vermont We are very grateful to the more than 2,500 VTDigger readers and 100-plus underwriters who made our work possible last year. Thanks to reader support, VTDigger in 2017 and 2018 hired four more newsroom staff and four additional business staff, enabling us …
  • Lottery boss quits, raising issue of public records on personal accounts November 14, 2018 9:13 am VTDigger - Vermont Daniel Rachek, executive director of the Vermont Lottery. File photo by Bob LoCicero/VTDiggerDaniel Rachek, the head of Vermont’s lottery, has resigned less than a year after taking the job. His temporary replacement, Gary Kessler, who was appointed to …
  • Winning $1.4 million lottery ticket sold in Vermont November 13, 2018 8:20 pm The Republic - Indiana BENNINGTON, Vt. — Lottery officials say someone bought a winning $1.4 million lottery ticket in Vermont. The Bennington Banner reports the ticket was sold at a Shell gas station in Bennington. Vermont Lottery officials say the ticket matched all five …
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  • $11.5 million winning Megabucks ticket sold in Vermont October 11, 2018 4:27 pm The Republic - Indiana COLCHESTER, Vt. — Vermont lottery officials say an $11.5 million winning Tri-State Megabucks ticket was sold in Vermont. Officials said early Thursday morning that the winner has not come forward. The ticket was sold at the Simons College Parkway in …
  • Lottery security stronger than Fort Knox, commissioner tells lawmakers September 28, 2018 8:03 am VTDigger - Vermont Vermont Lottery scratch tickets. Photo by Bob LoCicero/VTDigger“It would be easier to steal a bar of gold from Fort Knox than it would be to game the lottery system—by anybody,” Vermont’s lottery commissioner told lawmakers on Thursday after releasing …
  • Vermont lottery bans agents from playing at work, but advises against new law September 27, 2018 2:15 am VTDigger - Vermont Patrick Delaney, commissioner of the Department of Liquor and Lottery. File photo by Bob LoCicero/VTDiggerVermont’s new lottery commissioner said in a report released yesterday that the agency will ban store owners and employees from playing instant …
  • New Connecticut Lottery CEO optimistic, despite past issues August 23, 2018 9:32 pm The Connecticut Mirror Greg Smith, new head of the Connecticut Lottery. The newly appointed CEO of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation may be inheriting an agency rattled by some scandal, but his optimism is not wavering. Greg Smith, 59, a New York native with experience ranging …
  • Commissioner, Senate president at odds over lottery review August 8, 2018 5:14 am VTDigger - Vermont The head of the newly merged liquor and lottery commission and the leader of the Vermont Senate disagree over whether a new probe of lottery operations is called for in a recently enacted law. Photo by Bob Locicero, VTDiggerVermont’s liquor and lottery …
  • Editorial: Lottery reform must be in the cards July 11, 2018 3:46 pm Stamford Advocate - Connecticut Published 11:26 am EDT, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 The issue: After a search for a new director that lasted 16 months and included 80 candidates, Illinois Lottery director Gregory Smith has emerged as holder of the Connecticut Lottery’s golden ticket. The …

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