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  • Buddy Roogow is executive director of the D.C. Lottery, which will award a contract to run the new Instant Ticket game. The contract process will be the subject of a D.C. Council hearing. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    D.C. Lottery game bidder back with new partner

    The majority subcontractor on the $38 million D.C. Lottery contract is competing for a new game with a different foreign partner in a process that could involve one of his well-connected friends at D.C. Lottery.


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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.


  • 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)

    IG: D.C. Lottery partner misrepresented experience

    The local half of a joint venture that runs the D.C. Lottery misrepresented its business activities during its bid for a stake in the $38 million contract, according to a report by the D.C. inspector general.


  • Screen capture of Capitol Structures Management Inc. (Courtesy of capitolstructures.com)

    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.


  • D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray "failed to hold a hearing on any of the proposal packages" submitted by Mayor Adrian M. Fenty after a previous contract award to Interlot, said D.C. Attorney General Peter J. Nickles. (The Washington Times)

    D.C. official calls for probe of lottery pact

    D.C.'s attorney general called for a formal investigation into how a firm with questionable credentials and limited experience took a majority share in the city's $38 million lottery contract.


  • 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.


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