Kentucky Lottery President and CEO to retire

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The Kentucky Lottery says five people with losing Powerball tickets will win a trip to see the ball drop at Times Square on New Year’s Eve. (Logo courtesy kylottery.com)

(WEHT)- Kentucky Lottery President and CEO, Tom Delacenserie announced Friday he will retire in March. Delacenserie, 71, took over the position in 2017.

Current Kentucky Lottery Chief Operating Officer, Marty Gibbs will assume the position on an interim basis until Gov. Andy Beshear appoints a permanent replacement.

Mark Sommer, chair of the Lottery Board of Directors, listed revamping the Kentucky Lottery logo and improving prizes for scratch lottery games among Delancenserie’s accomplishments as CEO and President.

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(This story was originally published on January 23, 2020)

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