Oregonians will get ‘fair shot’ of obtaining rare liquor in new lottery system after ‘Bourbongate’ scandal, board says

After top OLCC executives were ousted amid scandal, an updated lottery system will give the public more opportunities to buy rare liquor and improve transparency.

PORTLAND, Oregon — The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission is increasing how often members of the public can opt-in for a chance to buy bottles of rare liquor. They’re also opening up the process to an annual audit to improve transparency after the “Bourbongate” scandal that rocked the agency earlier this year. Executives said they hope changes aid in rebuilding the public’s trust.

In February, two top executives were ousted from the OLCC after investigators found that for at least eight

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