Kentucky Lottery CEO Arch Gleason announces retirement

Kentucky Lottery President and CEO Arch Gleason has announced that he will retire next month.
    
A statement from the agency on Monday says Gleason announced his plans in a letter to the Kentucky Lottery board of directions, saying he made the decision "after significant thought and reflection."
    
Gleason says his last day will be July 29. He has served in the position for nearly 23 years.
    
June Hudson, chairman of the Lottery board of directors, says under Gleason’s leadership, Kentucky lottery sales have grown to nearly $1 billion a year.
    
Gleason says the lottery is one of the most successful in the country and has provided billions of dollars for education over the years.
    
Gov. Matt Bevin will appoint Gleason’s successor.

Related Articles

Creativity brings city leaders from 8 countries to Paducah Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Mary Hammond said Paducah is the prime spot for the international meeting.
Local woman helps save neighbors from apartment fire A woman who lives in the apartment building says she woke up early to clear off her porch, and when she went back inside, her apartment was on fire.
Witnesses yell ‘he can’t hear you’ as officer shoots deaf man Officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, Okla...
GOP proposal would let Kentucky governor appoint appellate judges A Republican lawmaker has filed a bill that would let Kentucky's governor appoint the state's appellate judges.