“The Florida Lottery is proud to start off the new fiscal year with our best July on record,” said Secretary Tom Delacenserie. “As we move forward, we will continue producing innovative games and exciting promotions to ensure we continue to increase our sales and maximize revenue for education.”

"I am so pleased to welcome Kevin to Scientific Games and that Gavin will continue with the company in his new role. With the company fully integrated, it is the right time to expand our leadership team so we can take full advantage of the new and growing opportunities open to a company with our global scale and broad expertise. Kevin's intellect and experience will be an invaluable asset as we move forward as one company," said Ronald O. Perelman, Chairman of the Board of Scientific Games.
"Today we are one company with three strong businesses – gaming, lottery and interactive. Our integration is behind us and our business strategies are delivering solid results. With our momentum building, I'm moving from an operational leadership position to a more strategic role, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. On behalf of my colleagues and the Board, we welcome our new CEO and President, Kevin Sheehan. This is the right time to grow our leadership team and have someone of Kevin's talent, experience, and financial acumen take us to the next phase of growth and innovation," said Gavin Isaacs, Scientific Games Board Vice Chairman.

Lottery Executive Director Michael Sweeney had been pushing this session for an OK from the Legislature necessary to move forward with an exploration of online opportunities for the Lottery.   Treasurer Deborah Goldberg has touted the idea of a Lottery-run fantasy sports game, which she said would attract a younger audience that favors playing on mobile devices, particularly 25-to-45-year-old males "who are not Lottery players (and) who are extremely excited by sports-related fantasies."   Goldberg, whose office oversees the Massachusetts Lottery, expressed disappointment Tuesday that the online language failed to prevail before a six-member House-Senate conference committee that conducted its deliberations privately

“Really I see this as a necessary next step for the South Dakota Lottery,” executive director, Norm Lingle told the state Lottery Commission. Lingle said two mobile applications are in planning and additional features are in consideration “to make sure it remains relevant with our players.”

“One thing that a lottery does is create unique once-in-a-lifetime prizes,” said Terri Avery, deputy executive director of sales for the N.C. Education Lottery. “We can offer these great prize thanks to our new partnership with the Carolina Panthers. This will be a big win for some lucky Panthers fan and the money raised from this game will be a big win for education.”

GLI’s President and CEO James R. Maida said, “This was a great opportunity to provide world-class knowledge to our Midwest regulator clients whom we have had the honor of serving since the inception of gaming in their states. It also gave them the ability to share quality time with each other, exchange ideas about how to improve the regulation of the industry, and promote further cooperation among regulatory agencies.”

As the first lottery in the nation, the New Hampshire Lottery has a long tradition of creating winners," said Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission. “We even like to say that New Hampshire invented lucky. That statement could not be more accurate as we are thrilled that the fifth largest Powerball jackpot was sold right here in New Hampshire. Some lucky New Hampshire Lottery player is waking up a winner this morning.”

The lottery system then sent a record $1.20 billion to the state for various programs. Net revenue from the PA Lottery goes to fund prescription drugs, property tax rebates, long-term living centers, and senior centers.

Gov. Robert Bentley announced Friday that a special session of the Alabama legislature will begin Aug. 15, 2016. to propose a lottery, which he says would generate $225 million a year to help pay for state services. In order for the lottery proposal to be on the ballot in the Nov. 8 general election, the Legislature would have to approve a proposed constitutional amendment no later than Aug. 24.

We are in the midst of a digital revolution. This revolution stretches beyond the boundaries of technology - your organisation, its culture, and processes are all impacted by it. For a heavily regulated industry which has barely needed to change its core product offering for decades, this change can be daunting. In the face of this challenge we must prepare ourselves for what lies ahead and accept the fact that: Shift Happens.

New York Lottery More than half of $7.7B revenue from scratch-off tickets

"it is the highest win ever in Germany," Said Bodo Kemper from Westdeutsche Lotterie. The lottery draw takes place every week on a Friday evening in Helsinki. The participating countries are Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

“Our record sales in FY16 also led to record prizes paid to players,” said Marty Gibbs, chief operating officer. “For 18 out of the past 23 years, we've broken records for sales and dividends. We’re proud to have reached this level once again.”

Consortium pays $4.4 billion for Caesars Interactive unit

“Robust growth in our global lottery operations, notably in Italy and North America, and the resilience of our global gaming business are the key takeaways from our second quarter results,” said Marco Sala, CEO of IGT. “Service revenues, which account for the bulk of our business and are mostly supported by long-term contracts, rose a solid 6% at constant currency in the period. We are making good progress implementing our strategy of developing innovative content and technology that we can leverage across gaming platforms and around the world. We look forward to showcasing the full scope of our new gaming and lottery offerings at high-profile trade shows later this fall.”

National Lottery chief executive Dermot Griffin said the initiative was one of a number the organisation had introduced to meet consumer demand for a multichannel offering. “We’re trying to make it as convenient as possible for players to access results and other content,” Mr Griffin said.   The National Lottery also has its own app and website.

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"With this agreement in place, we expect to be in a position to begin deploying LT-3 terminals in the fourth quarter of 2016 into the state of New Hampshire—our sixth North American market in which we will have LT-3s deployed," said Richard Weil, Chairman and CEO of INNOVA. "Tonk will seek to secure suitable veteran, fraternal or charitable locations to place terminals as authorized by the New Hampshire laws and regulations. We are looking forward to working with Tonk and the New Hampshire Lottery to assist charities and social programs in the state that benefit from gaming activities."

You are invited to participate in a report presentation at 10:45 CET with the CEO Kristian Nylén and CFO David Kenyon. The presentation will be held in English via a telephone conference and can also be accessed via an audiocast using the link below. Questions can be asked on the telephone conference or sent via the audiocast link. SE: +46 8 5664 26 64 UK: +44 20 3008 9811 ES: +34 9 1414 07 82 US: +1 8 558 315 944 Link to the audiocast: https://wonderland.videosync.fi/2016-07-27-kambigroup-q2report

"We're incredibly proud of the success we've achieved and what the lottery has been able to provide to Iowans," Lottery CEO Terry Rich said. "This was a really rewarding year: We celebrated with our winners, awarding them with a bigger prize total than ever before, exceeded our proceeds goals for state causes and helped the bottom line of local businesses."

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