Texas Lottery

Contact Information
For Lottery Related Issues & Comments

- The Players Issues -
As of Feb 2003

NO Video Lottery ...
NO to $20 Scratch Tickets ...
NO to 22 drawings per week ...
NO more deceptive advertising ...

NO
to making Lotto Texas harder to win ...
NO more "reserve funds" for the online games ...

NO
to joining multi-state/multi-jurisdictional games ...
YES to pari-mutuel payouts across the board ...
RETURN
Unclaimed prize monies to the players...
STOP
Retailers from checking players lottery tickets ...
GUARANTEE
a return of a minimum of 50% of lottery sales ...
PROVIDE Consumer protection to the lottery players of Texas ...
GIVE
the Retailers a raise and/or an incentive to increase revenues ...
IF
Texas cannot provide fair payouts and games, then abolish the Texas Lottery ...

Originally Posted: September 1999
Revised: March 19, 2014



The Lotto Report
Dawn Nettles
Publisher
P. O. Box 495033
Garland, Texas 75049-5033
(972) 686-0660 Phone
(972) 681-1048 Fax
lottoreport@lottoreport.com
(I am not associated with the
Texas Lottery in any way. I just
watch over them and report the
latest news to you - the players.)

Texas Lottery Commission
Customer Service
customer.service@lottery.state.tx.us
1-800-375-6886

Open Records Requests
OpenRecords@lottery.state.tx.us
1-800-375-6886
All information is available to the public by
just making an "Open Records" request.
State agencies have 10 days to respond.

Deceased
Anthony Sadberry
Executive Director

P. O. Box 16630
Austin, Texas 78761-6630
1- 800-375-6886
1-512-344-5189 (Fax)


Gary Grief
Executive Director of the Texas Lottery
(Effective March 2010)
P. O. Box 16630
Austin, Texas 78761-6630
1- 800-375-6886
1-512-344-5189 (Fax)
Gary.Grief@lottery.state.tx.us

Bob Biard
General Counsel
P. O. Box 16630
Austin, Texas 78761-6630
512-344-5113
bob.biard@lottery.state.tx.us
Sept 2012

Kim Kiplin
General Counsel For The Texas Lottery
(Contact to comment on rule changes)
P. O. Box 16630
Austin, Texas 78761-6630
1-800-375-6886
1-512-344-5189 (Fax)
Kim.Kiplin@lottery.state.tx.us

Departed Aug 31, 2012

Contact the Lottery Commissioners

Chairman J. Winston Krause
(Tax Law, Estate Planning &
Probate, Business Law)
504 W. 13th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Telephone: 512-477-6707
Fax: 512-477-6708
April 2009
(Chairman effective Sept 1, 2013)

Commissioner Mary Ann Williamson
Widow of the late Ric Williamson,
TX Transportation Commissioner & Former State Legislator
CPA & Owner of MKS Consulting (Gas Production)
200 Cochran Rd
Weatherford, Texas 76085
817-599-9477
Appointed Oct 2008 - Replaced Fernando Reyes
Appointed to Chairman March/April 2009
Resigned 8/16/13
Re-appointed March 2014

Commissioner Jodie Baggett
Ozona, Texas
Partner in a family-owned ranching
operation and former elementary teacher
Appointed Sept 2013
Term expires: Feb 1, 2017

Commissioner Katie Stavinoha
The Woodlands, Texas
Former public affairs consultant for
energy and agriculture businesses
and agencies. Former employment -
Koch Companies, Dept of
Mental Health, Texas Comptroller
Appointed Sept 2013
Term Expires: Feb 2, 2019

Commissioner John W Townes III
Retired Senior VP USAA
Retired US Navy (Rear Admiral)
Granbury, TX
Appointed Jan 15 2014
Term Expires: Feb 1, 2015

Former Lottery Commissioners

Commissioner Veronica Edwards
Owner and CEO of InGenesis
San Antonio
April 2013
(Resigned Feb 2014- Effective March 31, 2014)

Commissioner Cynthia Tauss Delgado
Resigned
President: Cyndel Industries
3800 N Mesa Street, Suite A2-152
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 373-9650
(League City)
(Governor Perry finally appoints another
new commissioner - Sept 2011)

Commissioner James A. Cox (Chair)
Prefers to be contacted through the TLC
(The TLC will open his mail but
is suppose to give to him
)
P. O. Box 16630
Austin, Texas 78761-6630
Attention: Commissioner Jim Cox
Resigned March/April 2009

Commissioner Fernando Reyes
Reyes Industry
1554 Cantrell Dr
San Antonio, TX 78221
(210) 924-4809
(Appointed March 2008)
Resigned June 2, 2008

Commissioner Rolando Olvera, Jr.
(Appointed 8-28-03)
Fleming & Olvera PC
1650 Paredes Line Rd.#102
Brownsville, Texas 78521-1665
(956) 982-4404
Resigned 9-28-05 - Appointed District Judge

Commissioner C. Tom Clowe Jr.
3521 Northridge
Waco, Texas 76710
(254) 751-0766
(Moved to Texas Public Safety Commission March 2008)

Commissioner Betsy Whitaker
(Resigned 8-27, 2003)

Attorney at Law
2811 McKinney Ave.
Suite 310
Dallas, Texas 75204
(214) 754-9190

Commissioner David Schenck
Law Firm: Jones Day
2727 N Harwood St
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 969-5124
(After TWO years, Governor Perry finally
appoints a new commissioner - Oct 17, 2007)

Texas' Big Three
Governor Rick Perry
State Capitol, Room 2S.1
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 463-2000
www.governor.state.tx.us
Click on "Contact" located at top of page
then "E-mail the Governor's Office"

Lt. Governor David Dewhurst
Box 756
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 463-0001
(512) 936-6700 (Fax)
david.dewhurst@ltgov.state.tx.us

Representative Joe Straus
Speaker of the House

Capitol Office
Room CAP 2W.13
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0686
(512) 463-1064 Fax
(512) 463-1064 Fax
(You must email him from his website)

Sunset Advisory Commission
Sunadmin@sunset.state.tx.us

Attorney General of Texas
For consumer complaints
greg.abbott@oag.state.tx.us

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(Write or Phone)

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P. O. Box 495033
Garland, Texas 75049-5033
(972) 686-0660
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