Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Blake's Lotaburger Sold.(Final)

AROUND NEW MEXICO

The father-and-son team of Ronald C. Rule and Brian Rule is the new owner of the 75-restaurant Blake's Lotaburger chain based in Albuquerque.

Until 1999, Ronald Rule was the president, CEO and chairman of the board of United States Playing Card until he was ousted during a dispute between members of the board of directors.

United States Playing Card, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the maker of Bicycle, Bee and Aviator playing cards. The company, which was founded in 1867, has sales estimated at more than $100 million annually. …

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