Connecticut State lottery wants legislators to approve bill allowing online ticket sales

Gregory Smith, president and chief executive officer of Connecticut Lottery, said the additional option for players is a natural evolution of a more technological world, adding that people have been able to place online bets on horse races since 2013. Modernization of the lottery is necessary if the state expects to maintain or increase general fund contributions, he said. Smith estimates $50 million in new revenue in the fist five years of internet lottery in Connecticut.

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Publicly Releases “GLI-33 Event Wagering” Technical Standard

West Virginia Lottery Director Alan Larrick said, “The West Virginia Lottery considers the GLI-33 event wagering standard an integral component in the regulatory structure for our sports wagering offering. Our team is very grateful to have access to a technical resource that has been worked on collectively by the industry and it will also serve to protect our patrons, vendors, and licensees.”

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Successfully Oversees the World’s First Private Manager Transition Project

Acting Director of the Illinois Lottery Harold Mays said, “GLI ensured all parties stayed informed and coordinated throughout the two-and-a half-year-long project. We could not have successfully completed this complex transition without GLI.” General Manager of Camelot Illinois Colin Hadden added, “GLI’s governance oversight and project management expertise were invaluable to this transition.”

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