NM Lottery votes to terminate CEO

Posted at: 11/14/2013 12:35 PM
Updated at: 11/14/2013 12:47 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

The CEO of the New Mexico Lottery Board has been voted out of his position.

The board of directors did not reveal why Tom Romero's contract was terminated, but said they wished to thank him for his "many years of devoted service."

Romero had been working for the New Mexico lottery since it began in 1996. He was named CEO in 2006.