The New York State Lottery selected eight agencies to vie for its $28 million account. Contenders include incumbent Grey Global Group's Grey Worldwide, New York; WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson, New York; Omnicom Group's DDB
Worldwide, New York; Publicis Groupe's Publicis in New York; the Wolf Group, New York; Interpublic Group of Cos.' McCann-Erickson Worldwide and two undisclosed agencies. The client is expected to meet with finalists March 16.
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