Grief delivered the welcome address. He recognized participating lottery jurisdictions and corporate sponsors of the conference.
“I want to remind you that you will hear from the very best in our industry,” said Grief. “You’re going to hear some progress in some thing in the marketing pipeline, and where our industry might be in the works in the future.”
He concluded his presentation, noting that Texas Lottery had set new records in fiscal 2017. Total sales hit $5.077 billion. The lottery generated $1.313 billion for public education and $16.2 million to support veterans.