A spokeswoman for the Georgia Lottery Corp. says president and CEO Margaret DeFrancisco will be stepping down. Tandi Reddick said DeFrancisco notified the lottery's governing board Wednesday that she plans to retire. Reddick said DeFrancisco has not set a departure date.
Georgia Lottery officials say sales have exceeded $3.5 billion for the fourth year in a row. Lottery President and CEO Margaret DeFrancisco said despite a tough economy, the lottery only experienced about a 1 percent dip in sales.