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Ernie O'Keefe
Ernie O'Keefe

Ernie O'Keefe, Managing Editor of Lottery Insider.

Ernie O'Keefe is the principal of Ernie O'Keefe and Associates, General Manager of Interplay Multimedia Pty Ltd and Managing Editor of Lottery Insider.
He has over 35 years experience in the lottery industry. He has held a number of senior positions in the Lottery Industry in Australia, including:

Mr O'Keefe joined NSW Lotteries in 1986 after serving a number of years with the NSW State Government. He has an extensive knowledge of the lottery industry, with expertise gained in a number of senior positions in NSW Lotteries from early 1986 to 1996, where he was Lotteries Manager, Product Manager, New Business Development Manager and Group Product Manager. He was appointed to the inaugural Board of N.S.W. Lotteries in 1991 and served on the Board until 1994.
He is credited with establishing N.S.W. Lotteries' modern centralised distribution centre, and restructuring N.S.W. Lotteries' traditional passive Jackpot Lottery games with new game designs in 1995 and the development of Lucky 7 in 1996.

Mr O'Keefe left NSW Lotteries in 1996 to launch Ernie O'Keefe and Associates and shortly after became the General Manager of Interplay Multimedia Pty Ltd. In 2000, Access Gaming Systems Limited, a leading supplier of internet gambling systems to government regulated gaming operators throughout the world, invited Mr. O'keefe to join its Board of Directors.

In March 2000 Access Gaming Systems announced its intention to raise $45 million with an initial public offering (IPO) of shares, it also announced that it had appointed Mr O’Keefe as Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors to lead the IPO.

Mr O’Keefe resigned all directorships in 2002 to concentrate totally on the industry resource Lottery Insider, which he had launched in 1996. He is currently the Managing Editor of Lottery Insider.




News 2013
August 4, 2013 The North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries' Patricia McQueen, interviews Ernie O'Keefe, Founder of Lottery Insider
May 22, 2013 Management Changes at Lottery Insider
May 19, 2013 Awarded Lifetime Membership of City Tattersals Club.
March 22, 2000 Lotteries Industry Specialist Appointed Chairman of Access Gaming Systems

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