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  • ** FILE ** D.C. Lottery Director Buddy Roogow (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. Lottery boss is accused of 'unethical behavior'

    The possibility of manipulation of the 2009 D.C. Lottery contract is not the only corruption angle that has drawn the attention of government investigators.

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    D.C. officials grapple with unraveling lottery contract

    With online gambling off the table for now, D.C. officials are grappling with how to rectify the questionable local business certification of a firm that controls a 51 percent share of the $38 million D.C. Lottery contract.

  • Emmanuel S. Bailey was brought on as a local subcontractor after the D.C. Lottery contract for online gaming was awarded despite having no ties to gambling in his business background. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    D.C. online gambling deal dead; questions buried

    Within weeks of an inspector general's report that criticized a bid by the D.C. Lottery to launch a first-in-the-nation online gambling program, the deal was dead.

  • **FILE** Former D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council repeals online gambling

    The D.C. Council took a major step Tuesday toward reconfiguring the city's $38 million lottery contract when it voted to repeal an online gambling law once urged by its supporters as a pivotal revenue source for the city.

  • Jack Evans, chair of the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue, listens to tesitmony during a public oversight hearing Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 on the matter of i-Gaming. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    D.C. online gambling odds get longer

    Odds are slim that the District's first-in-the-nation bid to launch online gambling through the D.C. Lottery will go forward without further review, D.C. Council members say.

  • PLAYERS: Emmanuel S. Bailey formed a company that would get the lucrative D.C. Lottery contract. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council's online gambling hearing lacks some key players

    D.C. Council member Jack Evans' self-described "catch-up after the fact" hearing to evaluate the D.C.'s first-in-the-nation online gambling proposal was as notable for what did not happen Thursday as for what did.

  • Mayor Vincent C. Gray, as chairman of the D.C. Council, in December 2008 was involved in initially blocking approval of a contract award to a company to run the D.C. Lottery. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

    Emails show fight for D.C. Lottery contract

    The day after Christmas 2008, as then-D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray was blocking approval of a contract award to run the D.C. Lottery, a Maryland businessman delivered bad news to the man who, along with international gambling giant Intralot, had won the pact through competitive bidding.

  • Screen capture of D.C. Lottery's Web site (Courtesy of

    D.C. Lottery faces unprecedented delays

    D.C. Lottery fans will have to wait until 11 a.m. Tuesday to buy lottery tickets, an unprecedented five-hour delay in service that signals, along with other factors, that the conversion from a decades-old gaming system to a new one run by Greek-based Intralot and its D.C. partner has not gone well.

  • Screen capture of Capitol Structures Management Inc. (Courtesy of

    Minority contract set-aside program exploited

    Ambrose Oliver was strapped for cash when his girlfriend suggested he move from Arizona to Maryland, go into business with her uncle and his associates, and go after minority set-aside contracts. Three years later, Mr. Oliver is back on the Navajo reservation, still stinging from the disappointment of plans gone awry.

  • **FILE** D.C. Council member Marion Barry (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

    Gray, Barry backed lottery partner

    When the D.C. Council approved the city's lottery contract in December, two members spoke before the vote on behalf of the local firm that walked away with a majority stake in the deal: Chairman Vincent C. Gray and Marion Barry.

  • Lottery pact deeply flawed, critics say

    A week before the D.C. Council overwhelmingly approved a $38 million lottery contract to Greek gaming giant Intralot, veteran D.C. lawyer Roderic L. Woodson testified before a council committee about a problematic aspect of the deal.

  • D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray

    Council passes buck on lottery

    Of all the questions generated by the unprecedented path to the D.C. Council's approval of a $38 million lottery contract, the biggest remains unanswered: How did an unexamined local firm with questionable credentials end up with a majority equity share of the lottery after the contract had been awarded to an international gambling giant?

  • Screen capture of D.C. Lottery's Web site (Courtesy of

    D.C. Lottery partner has chancy background

    The majority partner of the company running the D.C. Lottery had boasted on its corporate website of general contracting experience from federal jobs it did not perform for government clients who had never heard of it, according to a review by The Washington Times.

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