H. Andy Crews Confirmed for Second Term on NH Lottery Commission

Crews was first appointed to the NH Lottery Commission in 2020; Renewed three-year term to run through 2026 

CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire Lottery Commissioner H. Andy Crews was recently re-nominated by Governor Chris Sununu and confirmed by the Executive Council for a second three-year term on the Commission. Crews, whose term runs through 2026, was first appointed to the New Hampshire Lottery Commission in 2020. The Executive Council confirmed Crews on Wednesday, May 31.

“I am pleased to have the opportunity to continue to serve on the New Hampshire Lottery Commission,” Crews said. “I am proud of our collective accomplishments over the past three years driving record revenue in support of public education in New Hampshire. I look forward to continue working with the other commissioners and the entire New Hampshire Lottery team to find ways to both engage our current players and to reach new audiences.”

During Crews’ tenure, the New Hampshire Lottery has experienced record-breaking success. In Fiscal Year 2022, the New Hampshire Lottery broke its all-time sales record with a nearly 3.3% or $17.6 million increase in sales, from a total of $519 million in Fiscal Year 2021 to more than $536.5 million in Fiscal Year 2022. With its sales success, the New Hampshire Lottery was also able to deliver a record $146.3 million to support New Hampshire public education. The New Hampshire Lottery continues to build momentum as sales are currently outpacing last year by more than 9% year-over-year.

Debra Douglas is the Chairman of the three-member New Hampshire Lottery Commission. Erle Pierce serves as the third Commissioner.

“We are fortunate to have Andy Crews serving on the New Hampshire Lottery Commission for a second term. His business acumen, leadership and innovative thinking have been tremendous assets to the New Hampshire Lottery and our players over the past three years,” Debra Douglas said. “The New Hampshire Lottery has experienced tremendous success in recent years benefiting students, teachers and schools across the state and with more new and exciting opportunities for players to win on the way, we are in strong position to continue building on our achievements.”

A Georgia native, Crews moved to New Hampshire from Missouri in 2006 when he took over as the President and CEO of AutoFair Automotive Group, which Crews sold in 2021. Crews has also served on the Board of Directors for the Granite State Children’s Alliance, which works to support victims of child abuse, and the Board of Trustees for the Currier Museum of Art. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for GraniteOne Health, a nonprofit community-based healthcare system that provides care to individuals and families across the Granite State.

Crews has been recognized several times as a result of his business success and community involvement. Crews was named Business Leader of the Year by Business NH Magazine in 2017, Citizen of the Year by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce in 2015 and he was also honored by TIME Magazine as Dealer of the Year in 2015.

About New Hampshire Lottery
Since 1964, the New Hampshire Lottery has contributed more than $2.45 billion and counting to education in New Hampshire. For the past 59 years, the New Hampshire Lottery has recorded more than $8.5 billion in lottery sales and other earnings, with over $5.7 billion paid in prizes and other cost of sales.

The New Hampshire Lottery Commission, located at 14 Integra Drive in Concord, currently manages all lottery operations in the state, including scratch games, New Hampshire Powerball®, New Hampshire Mega Millions®, Tri-State Megabucks℠, Tri-State Pick3®/Pick4® Daily Numbers games, Gimme 5, Fast Play games, Lucky For Life®, KENO 603℠, and iLottery. The New Hampshire Lottery also regulates charitable gaming, including Bingo, Lucky 7, and Games of Chance, along with simulcast racing, fantasy sports, and sports wagering.