Florida Lottery introduces the 'Gold Rush Doubler' family of Scratch-Off games

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Kansas Lottery to push bill allowing self-serve ticket dispensers Installation of the machines in retail locations would translate into an additional $8 million to $10 million yearly in transfers to the state general fund, said Sherriene Jones-Sontag, deputy executive director of the Kansas Lottery.

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IGT Signs New Five-Year Private Operator Contract With Coljuegos In Colombia With this new contract, Coljuegos will be able to increase the amount of revenue transferred to the Colombia health sector," said Juan B. Perez, Coljuegos President. "This new contract, and IGT's proven record of successfully operating Baloto in Colombia during the past 16 years, demonstrates the Company's expertise in privately managing all aspects of lottery operations for governments," said Declan Harkin, IGT Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, International. "With this contract, IGT reaffirms its commitment to ensuring Coljuegos generates funds for good causes, and maintaining a strong presence in the Latin America market."

  • A coalition of convenience store owners and religious conservatives worked to undermine a bill from the Virginia Lottery to allow for online gambling “We think it’s more responsible to have more players spending a few dollars instead of the same players spending more,” said Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery. “We are so confident that if we can do more on the internet it will not hurt the brick-and-mortar retailers that one of our ideas is to guarantee to them that they will continue to grow.”

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  • With this new contract, Coljuegos will be able to increase the amount of revenue transferred to the Colombia health sector," said Juan B. Perez, Coljuegos President. "This new contract, and IGT's proven record of successfully operating Baloto in Colombia during the past 16 years, demonstrates the Company's expertise in privately managing all aspects of lottery operations for governments," said Declan Harkin, IGT Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, International. "With this contract, IGT reaffirms its commitment to ensuring Coljuegos generates funds for good causes, and maintaining a strong presence in the Latin America market."

    "IGT's Gemini Touch machines will allow us to offer products to our players, with the added convenience of a cashless payment feature and a secure age verification tool to support responsible gaming," said Lynne Roiter, Loto-Québec's Acting President and Chief Executive Officer. "We've had a longstanding partnership with Loto-Québec and are excited to now introduce the Gemini Touch to the Canadian market," said Jay Gendron, IGT Senior Vice President, WLA North America Lottery. "The Gemini Touch machines incorporate the most advanced technology and superior user experience design to ensure optimal sales that will help the Lottery contribute maximum revenues to good causes."

    "IGT's Aurora solution represents the next step in Loterie Romande's long history of innovation and delivering new and exciting games to our customers," said Jean-Luc Moner-Banet, Loterie Romande CEO. "We look forward to leveraging Aurora's features and reliability for the benefit of the Romande region."

    "This agreement represents the next evolution in the long-term partnership between IGT and Loterie Romande," said Declan Harkin, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, IGT International. "By providing IGT's new high-performance, high-reliability lottery platform, Loterie Romande will have the flexibility and dynamic, player-focused system that it needs to increase its customer base and revenues to good causes."

    Lorne Weil, Executive Chairman of Inspired Entertainment, Inc., said, "We are truly delighted to combine the respective management teams of Hydra and Inspired. Luke Alvarez and his team created a company whose products entertain and are played by millions of end customers through a broad range of distribution channels.  We believe Inspired is uniquely positioned to expand the distribution of its unique and cutting edge content and are excited to embark on building out this world-class business."

    "Today's final IRS regulation is a big win not only for gaming companies and millions of casino visitors, but also for state and local governments who would have received fewer gaming tax dollars as a result of what would have been burdensome federal requirements," commented Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the gaming association.

    Terry Rich, Lottery President and CEO said Powerball sales alone were up 43 percent. "We had multiple high jackpots that had people playing the Powerball," Rich said. "Plus the big one which brought in a lot of money in a short period of time."




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