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Montana Lottery This year is for you, players. Cheers to 30 Years Anniversary Giveaway! 

 

In a switch, GOP lawmakers pushing bill to improve Oklahoma lottery revenue

 

Massachusetts State Lottery tweet a photo of a Bruins jersey with #Lottery BruinsPromo5 to enter to win tickets to a @NHLBruins game!

On This Day in History in 2013, the Louisiana Lottery launched a YouTube talk show called The Big Deal, whose videos have garnered over 600K views!

Minnesota Lottery You asked, we listened. The PAC-MAN scratch game is here 

Have you checked out our newest Instant Play game Color Cubes yet? Download the KY Lottery app to play now

It’s a scratch ticket with a new way to play! Pull the 7 tabs to reveal 7 scratch games for your chance to win up to $100,000! #TexasLottery

Ohio Lottery Power Cruise Collect 'N Win

Buy a $4 or more Powerball ticket to get a FREE Idaho Cash ticket! 

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Georgia Lottery Funded Pre-Kindergarten Class

Cost of playing Lotto going up, with new and bigger prizes planned

Lotto NZ's Chief Executive Wayne Pickup announced the changes in a press release this afternoon. The changes were to improve game play for customers, Pickup said. "We've listened to what players have asked for - more ways to win and bigger prizes ... over 770 Kiwis have become millionaires overnight through playing Lotto, and we're looking forward to continuing that winning streak for our players."

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The Michigan Lottery’s new Bonus Draws promotion will give Daily 3 and Daily 4 players chances to win extra cash in March.

Should a town that doesn’t sell lottery tickets take in less lottery revenue?

Scientific Games Wins New Norsk Tipping ContractS

Åsne Havnelid, Chief Executive Officer, Norsk Tipping, said, “We look forward to offering more game entertainment from Scientific Games to Norwegians. The instant games, technology, and services provided by Scientific Games have proven successful and helped us in our mission to grow responsibly. Since launching our iGaming program several years ago, Norsk Tipping remains committed to providing the very best portfolios of interactive casino and eInstant products to our players, while executing our responsible gaming principles.”

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PGRI Smart-Tech 2017 Conference Preliminary Agenda 

Tatts Group Lotteries has revealed the first major repositioning of its Instant Scratch-Its brand in more than a decade with its new national #joyments campaign

Maryland Top 40 Scratch-Offs – February 24, 2017

Louisiana Lottery’s New Orleans Pelicans Pick Facebook Promotion

Proposed bill aimed at funneling more lottery revenue into education

“The bill makes sure lottery revenues to education not only never fall below next year’s baseline, but grow over time by generating stronger lottery sales to send more funds to education,” said Oklahoma Lottery Executive Director Rollo Redburn.

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Secretary of State offices to handle winning lottery tickets

INSPIRED ENTERTAINMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL EVENTS DEAL WITH MICHIGAN BUREAU OF STATE LOTTERY

US Powerball lottery jackpot snowballs past $400 million

PGRI Smart-Tech 2017 Conference - Preliminary Agenda

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Lottery Commission generates N6bn revenue

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Georgian National Lottery - What Can We Expect from Georgia’s New Lottery Operator?

With the bidding process now complete and ministers poring over the proposals, it won't be long until we're given an indication of which company will take charge of our national lottery. 

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FLORIDA LOTTERY CELEBRATES $31 BILLION TO EDUCATION our loyal players, dedicated retailers and hardworking Lottery staff," said Florida Lottery Secretary Tom Delacenserie. "The Lottery will continue working hard every day to advance our mission of maximizing contributions to education in a manner that is consistent with the dignity and integrity of the state."

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Public Gaming Magazine Online Edition January/ February 2017

 

Romanian Lottery will make a new tender for televising drawings

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FLORIDA LOTTERY LAUNCHES NEW CASH4LIFE® DRAW GAME

"By adding CASH4LIFE to the Lottery's line up, we are strengthening our product offerings with an exciting new game we hope will appeal to Florida?s diverse and growing population. It is my hope CASH4LIFE sales will help us generate additional funding for the enhancement of education in our state," said Florida Lottery Secretary Tom Delacenserie.

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Aric Nesbitt to be new Michigan lottery commissioner

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The year 2016 was the last year of operations of the Finnish gaming operators Fintoto, Finland’s Slot Machine Association, and Veikkaus

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Idaho Lottery’s Newest Draw Game Has First Draw 

“Our players really enjoy Idaho-only Draw Games with big prizes,” said Idaho Lottery Director Jeff Anderson. “This game, which gives players two chances to win for a $1 ticket, was already creating a lot of excitement before we launched it. We’re looking forward to it being successful, not only for our players, but also for our beneficiaries – Idaho’s public schools and the permanent building fund.”

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New Jersey law is the first to authorize and regulate lottery couriers

Lottery executive director Carole Hedinger had said she had hoped the governor would veto the bill.   "It's a risky proposition," she said, according to Lottery Commission records from a December meeting. "The Lottery has opposed this legislation since it was introduced, she said"."Former New York State lottery executive Robert McLaughlin said courier lottery services in the U.S. are unusual because of the potential for fraud. "It's an issue for the industry how you're involving a middle person," he said.

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POWERBALL® jackpot continues to climb to an estimated $310 million for Wednesday night's draw

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Arizona Lottery's Windfall Willie is back!Arizona Lottery's Windfall Willie is back!

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National Lottery reveals profile of the average lotto winner in Ireland 

National Lottery Chief Executive, Dermot Griffin said; ”I have been very lucky to meet winners and present their cheques over a number of years and have always been struck by how grounded and down to earth Irish winners are as they process what are life transforming prize pay-outs."

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Marketing Research Services Sought For the Minnesota Lottery

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Georgia Lottery adds extra drawing times to Cash 3 and Cash 4 games

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Missouri Lottery Extends Instant Games Contract with Scientific Games

May Scheve Reardon, Executive Director, Missouri Lottery, said, "Our Lottery generates funds to provide educational opportunities for Missouri students, support Missouri businesses, and entertain millions. The instant games created by Scientific Games help us ensure continued growth in profits to the state of Missouri. We are confident that our My Lottery Players Club developed by Scientific Games has contributed to our success in recent years, and we look forward to building upon the popularity of our players club."

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Arizona Lottery releases first-ever $30 Scratchers ticket

“Our core players have shown a high affinity for our recent $20 tickets and we saw an overwhelming success with both,” said Gregg Edgar, Executive Director of the Arizona Lottery. “Recent player research indicates an excitement for higher ticket values that incorporate larger prize points and increased odds of winning. The new ticket price will also generate higher commissions for our retailer partners and transfers to vital Arizona programs.”

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Social Integration of Refugees through sport: EL teams up with strong partners in a pan-European project

Commenting on the kick-off of the ASPIRE project, EL President, Hansjörg Höltkemeier noted: “Commitment to society has always been a cornerstone of our model. As European Lotteries, we are deeply concerned by the current refugees’ crisis and we believe that sport and play activities constitute an excellent tool for the social integration, empowerment and trauma relief of refugees. We are positive that the ASPIRE project will have a lasting societal impact and EL is looking forward to be actively involved in this significant initiative.”

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Arjan van ’t Veer is the new Secretary General of the European Lotteries Association

Hansjörg Höltkemeier, the President of the European Lotteries, commented on the appointment: “We are very pleased to have a recognised expert such as Arjan to fill this role. His sector experience is unmatched, he knows our Association and our members. He is already familiar with our team and our renewed strategy. I am confident that he will be the key driver to reach our targets and to support our sector in challenging times”. “I am very honoured to have been appointed for this role. The European Lotteries Association stands before an important crossroads – stakeholders and the general public are changing their attitudes towards gambling, players and games are more than ever technology-driven, regulators are shifting their paradigms. Within the European Lotteries Association, members and suppliers are also getting new roles and responsibilities. Creating value for our members and important stakeholders such as players in the different countries, members, suppliers and regulators will be an important task in my new role”, says Arjan van ‘t Veer.

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Sarah Harrison, CEO UK Gambling Commission, outlines vision for future focus for 2017

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Excerpt from Sarah Harrison speech - The Edelman trust barometer tracks public trust in business, governments, NGOs and the media. The 2017 survey reveals that trust is in crisis around the world. As with any business sector, the gambling industry’s longer-term sustainability is hugely reliant on trust - a recognition that customers using products and services are valued, respected and treated fairly. Respect in this context, manifests itself in a number of ways: how operators write and present terms and conditions, how they handle complaints, how they act towards consumers who are vulnerable and so on .….. Building consumer trust and confidence are key themes for the Commission, as we develop our forward strategy over the coming year we are fortunate in that we have a strong basis of the licensing objectives on which to build – keeping gambling safe, fair and free from crime.

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Hoosier Lottery Releases the Frenzy!

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Delaware Lottery Offers Powerball® Players Chance to Win Exclusive Caribbean Vacation in Second-Chance Contest

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Ohio Racino VLT revenue up in January

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Idaho Lottery has another record dividend to state, at $49.5 million

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Florida Lottery launches the new Power Cruise Collect `N Win Promotion

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Get Lucky with The Kansas Lottery!

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Minnesota Lottery - It's Time to Play Pac-Man 

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IGT Wins Contracts With Norsk Tipping To Provide Interactive Casino And Instant Win Game Libraries And Customized Games

"Since the launch of Norsk Tipping's iGaming program in 2014, IGT's compelling interactive content has contributed to its ongoing success," said Åsne Havnelid, CEO, Norsk Tipping. "Thanks to IGT's investment in its interactive solutions, we can continue providing Norwegian players with unique games that they enjoy built on the foundation of Responsible Gaming principles." "IGT's extensive experience across commercial iGaming has helped to meet the specific needs of the traditional WLA markets, and has enabled IGT to provide Norsk Tipping with a competitive, customized iGaming portfolio," said Declan Harkin, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, IGT International. "IGT was proud to play an integral role in Norsk Tipping's historic iGaming program launch, and this contract will further enhance their successful program with additional entertaining game content."

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Maryland Lottery to Reveal Ravens “Seats for 20 Years” Winner

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