Lottery Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina State Lottery Commission
Department 
Commerce
Governor Appointments 
5
Total Board Positions 
9
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 18C-111
Ethics 
Yes
Term Length 
5 years - no more than 2 successive terms
Purpose 
The commission specifies the types of lottery games and gaming technology to be used; prescribes the nature of advertising; specifies the number and value of prizes for winning tickets or shares in lottery games; specifies the rules of the lottery games and the method of determining winners; specifies retail sales price for tickets or shares; establishes a system to claim prizes; conducts background investigations of applicants for the position of Director; charges a fee of lottery vendors not to exceed the cost of the criminal record check of the lottery vendor; specifies the manner of distribution, dissemination, or sale of lottery tickets or shares to lottery game retailers or directly to the public. The Commission also determines the incentives, if any, for any lottery employees, lottery vendors, lottery contractors, or electronic computer terminal operators and to specify the authority, compensation and role of the Director and to specify the authority, selection, and role of the other employees of the Commission. The commission approves and authorizes the Director to enter into agreements with other states to operate and promote multi-state lotteries and any other powers necessary for the commission to carry out its responsibilities.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Ripley E. Rand 9/7/20218/31/2026LimitedFive years` experience in law enforcement
Pamela D. Whitaker 1/24/20208/31/2026LimitedAt Large
Joshua Malcolm 9/7/20218/31/2026LimitedAt-Large
Nigel L. Long 3/1/20218/31/2022LimitedAt Large
Bradley T. Adcock 1/2/20208/31/2023LimitedAt Large


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