Texas Government

Krause Chair of Texas Lottery Commission

Krause Chair of Texas Lottery Commission
J. Winston Krause of Austin was named as chairman of the Texas Lottery Commission by Gov. Rick Perry Sept. 3, 2013.

His term will expire at the pleasure of the governor. The commission oversees the Texas Lottery, and ensures lottery and bingo games are conducted in a legal and fair manner.

Krause is a tax, estate and corporate lawyer and principal partner of Krause and Associates. He is a non-practicing certified public accountant, and a member of the State Bar of Texas, Austin Bar Association and American Bar Association Section of Taxation.

He is also a member of the Huston-Tillotson University Board of Trustees, past member of the Tarrytown United Methodist Church Board of Trustees, and a board member and past president of the Boy Scouts of America Capitol Area Council.
Krause received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and a law degree from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.