A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

Lottery board settles on CEO candidate

Sep 6, 2013 - The Associated Press

Officials hope to have the lottery up and running next year.

CHEYENNE -- The board overseeing the creation of a state lottery in Wyoming has settled on a chief operating officer but is waiting for a background check and employment contract negotiations before making an announcement.

Wyoming Lottery Board Chairman Brian Scott Gamroth says it's hoped that the board can formally approve the hiring and announce the new CEO in about two weeks.

Gamroth says there were a number of candidates for the CEO position and four finalists were chosen and interviewed over the last month.

During a telephone conference call Thursday, the board continued to address other issues in starting up the lottery.

The board has been working to create a quasi-government lottery corporation that will run the state lottery. Officials hope to have the lottery up and running next year.
 

Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

© 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.