Senior Lottery Director
Bill Egan has over 10 years of experience in the Lottery and Gaming Industry. He spent the last five years as the General Counsel for the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission. His experience touches on numerous areas, including, but not limited to, technology, game and concept development, marketing and sales trends, finance, compliance and strategic planning. Egan holds a J.D. with honors from Suffolk University Law School and a B.A. from Bridgewater State University.
His experience extends well beyond the legal underpinnings of the Lottery and Gaming Industry. Egan played a strategic role in maintaining the Massachusetts Lottery’s portfolio of products as well as devise sales strategies around new products and new games. He was effective in moving one of the most successful Lotteries in the country towards its next iteration by establishing the structure to constant upgrade of its technology in a changing legal landscape. In doing so, he assisted the Massachusetts Lottery in modifying its already successful business model while complying with state procurement laws, bonding requirements and intellectual property restrictions. During Egan’s tenure as General Counsel, the Massachusetts Lottery enjoyed five consecutive record breaking years in either gross sales or profits. In FY 2015, the Massachusetts Lottery topped the $5 billion mark in gross sales for the first time in its history.
Egan was also a member of Massachusetts Treasurer’s Online Task Force. He was responsible for identifying all legal and operational issues related to gaming on multiple platforms. He also has experience in the game development and marketing where advised the client on both legal and business strategy.
Egan believes the Lottery and Gaming Industry is on the verge of significant change based on changes in technology, changes in the legal environment and changing consumer patterns. He feels his wide-ranging experience in the industry make him uniquely qualified to advise clients on ways to evolve its business practices to remain relevant in the industry.