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  1. Huff joins CJRW as senior account executiveRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | The City Wire

    ... executive on such accounts as Pizza Hut and T-Mobile and prior to that was a project manager on the Texas Lottery Commission account. Her experience includes campaign development and management, product launch strategy, local marketing programs and ...

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  2. Affidavit: Lufkin woman took lotto tickets without paying, cashed in winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... logged into either register on the two nights in question. After the investigator contacted the Texas Lottery Commission, an official with the agency said there was an unusually high number of scratch-off tickets scanned at the Polk's store in the ...

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  3. Rangel: Lawmakers not gambling with lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    But after some soul-searching - mainly confronted with the fact the state would lose $1.1 billion a year for public education - some representatives who wanted to eliminate the Texas Lottery Commission reversed their vote, in essence resuscitating the game. Tuesday, the 150-member chamber will consider a bill that would allow winners of more than $1 million to remain anonymous.

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  4. Texas legislature to consider lottery winner anonymity billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Lottery Post

    But after some soul-searching - mainly confronted with the fact the state would lose $1.1 billion a year for public education - some representatives who wanted to eliminate the Texas Lottery Commission reversed their vote, in essence resuscitating the game. On Tuesday the 150-member chamber will consider a bill that would allow winners of more than $1 million to remain anonymous.

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  5. State police officer accuses lawmaker of threatening himRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Chron

    ... upset that McKinney Republican Scott Sanford had claimed that he wanted to trim the budget of the Texas Lottery Commission to protect the poor. In July 2007, the former Houston Independent School District law enforcement officer shot and wounded a ...

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  6. Texas lottery balls weighed often for accuracy and fair drawingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | KXAN-TV Austin

    To ensure that everyone's chances of winning the lottery are completely fair, the Texas Department of Agriculture inspects lottery balls for the Texas Lottery Commission several times a year. Everything from climate, to the location of the lab, to the material of the weighing table is controlled so that each lottery ball is inspected accurately.

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  7. Texas slot machines ring up big business in a legal gray areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... to 150,000 illegal slot machines that make an estimated $1.9 billion annually, according to the Texas Lottery Commission, which runs the state-approved lottery. The slot machines - known as eight-liners, for the variety of lines that need to match ...

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  8. The Brief: Feb. 18, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    ... the Articles VI, VII and VIII panel taking up the Department of Housing and Community Affairs, the Texas Lottery Commission, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Motor Vehicles ( E1.026 ); and the Articles I, IV and V panel taking ...

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  9. Woman claims massive lottery winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Age

    ... winner is now seeking out legal advice and financial advice," Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission said in a press release. Winning jackpot tickets also were sold in Texas and Puerto Rico, lottery officials said. If the ...

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  10. Princeton store abuzz over winning Powerball ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... But even that information paled in comparison to the call he received later in the morning from the Texas Lottery Commission. While the Texas jackpot winner hasn't been identified, the lucky player has contacted the Texas Lottery Commission and has ...

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  11. Texas ticket is Powerball jackpot winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... bought a ticket with all six winning numbers in Wednesday's $564.1 million Powerball jackpot. The Texas Lottery Commission said the ticket was sold at the Appletree Food Mart in Princeton, a town of 7,700 located northeast of Dallas. But there were ...

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  12. Collin County ticket is Powerball jackpot winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Collin County ticket is Powerball jackpot winner Do you hold a winning ticket? Check out this story on WFAA.com: Someone in Collin County bought a ticket with all six winning numbers in Wednesday's $564.1 million Powerball jackpot. The Texas Lottery Commission said the ticket was sold at the Appletree Food Mart in Princeton, a town of 7,700 located seven miles east of McKinney.

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  13. Lottery Sales Down Texas InsulatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | KTRH-AM Houston

    ... so sharply in an economy that is continuing to growing. Gary Grief is the Executive Director of the Texas Lottery Commission and says Texas is insulated from the drastic decline in Powerball sales because the state sells so many scratch-offs, "The ...

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  14. Longview man wins million-dollar lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | KLTV Tyler

    Gene W. Hulen, of Longview, claimed the first of six prizes in the 50X The Cash scratch-off game, the Texas Lottery Commission announced Wednesday. Hulen purchased the ticket at the Tigermart convenience store in the 1900 block of Marshal Avenue.

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  15. TX Lottery Monopoly Players Lose Million Dollar ChanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | NBC Dallas

    ... Nettles, who runs the website lottoreport.com , has heard from many players who are upset with the Texas Lottery Commission decision. "I think that Texas needs to honor their word and they're not," Nettles said. "And I don't know how they can get ...

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  16. $14.5M Texas Lotto jackpot claimedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Lottery Post

    ... Brandi on this exciting win and start of the new year," said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission. "We hope she will do great things with her prize money and we look forward to turning more Texans into millionaires in ...

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  17. Nobody makes us play the lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... approved a constitutional amendment authorizing a state lottery. It is the responsibility of the Texas Lottery Commission to generate revenue for the state while incorporating the highest standards of security and integrity. As the commission's ...

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  18. Unclaimed $1M lottery ticket sold in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Click2Houston

    According to the Texas Lottery Commission, a prize-winning ticket worth $1 million was bought at the Step N Go at 2428 53rd St. in Galveston on Dec. 16. The Quick Pick ticket matched all the five numbers drawn: 41-58-68-72-73.

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  19. MONOPOLY Millionaires' Club game to be suspended.Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | State of Maine

    The Maine Lottery announced today that sales for the MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB lottery game in its current format will end December 26, 2014 across the country. Designed as a multi-tiered drawing-style game, MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB debuted October 19, 2014 in 23 states, but sales came in below industry projections, leading the Texas Lottery Commission to suspend sales of the game in that state following the December 12, 2014 drawing.

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  20. Sales in MONOPOLY Millionaires' Club lotto game to be suspended Dec. 26Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | BrandonInfo.com

    ... Millionaires' Club debuted Oct. 19, 2014 in 23 states. When sales fell far short than expected, the Texas Lottery Commission suspended sales of the game in that state following the Dec. 12, 2014 drawing. The remaining lotteries participating in the ...

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