Lottery's Watchdog Intends to Remain on Guard

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Dawn Nettles chuckled when she talked recently about how her friends and family hate her passion for the Texas Lottery, which has consumed many of her waking hours for more than 20 years.

During that time, Nettles, 63, of Garland, has gained a reputation across the state as the watchdog of the Texas Lottery — but that was never her goal.

“I’m in this position purely by accident,” she said. “One thing led to another and another, and now I’m here.”

Since 1993, Nettles has produced The Lotto Report, which began as a biweekly publication on Texas lottery results. In ...

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