Wanda Young Wilson, COO and General Counsel of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, to retire
Wanda Young Wilson, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, is retiring after 26 years of executive management service to the lottery industry, effective October 31, 2019.
Wanda, who just celebrated 40 years in the legal profession, began her career in the lottery industry in 1993 with the inception of the Georgia Lottery Corporation. She served as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel there for 10 years, after which she joined the start-up team of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation. Wanda played an integral role in Tennessee’s successful launch and continues to work tirelessly to help the organization raise billions for education.
Global lottery sales for 2018 were up a healthy 8.7% on the previous year, thanks to strong second-half growth, especially in Q4 2018.
WLA 20th Anniversary – video initiative
In celebration of our 20th anniversary, WLA members were invited to send us a two-minute video telling us what the world lottery community means to their organization and how they see the lottery sector developing over the next 20 years. We received numerous videos, a selection of which were published in our social media channels. Below, we provide a recap of the published videos. Many thanks to all our members who contributed to this initiative.
With recent changes to their App Store Review Guidelines, Apple is ensuring that they have the final say on whether lottery and betting apps are qualified for the App Store. These changes have come abruptly and leave little room to move for state-authorized lotteries with mobile gaming platforms.
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