The Social Protection Board (JPS) of Costa Rica has revealed it is analysing five proposals that wish to obtain the authorisation to operate online gambling in the country, including electronic lottery and sports betting. The process to receive offers from national and international operators...
Lottery umbrella organisations, the European Lotteries (EL) and the World Lottery Association (WLA), recently came together to conduct a webinar about the impact of the pandemic on sports betting. The sports betting operations of both EL and WLA members were drastically affected by the...
The plenary session of the Brazilian Senate has approved a project that proposes the allocation of a 3% of Caixa and Lotex’s lottery revenue in 2021 to the National Tourism Program. This law is part of the Emergency Program to Restart the Events...
L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) has published the first report of Mediateur des Jeux en Ligne (Mediateur), the French online gambling’s consumer disputes moderator service. The report is part of ANJ’s new supervisory framework monitoring the country’s gambling activities, whilst providing greater transparency of...
Pollard Banknote Limited has been awarded a primary contract from the Idaho Lottery to provide scratch ticket printing, following a competitive procurement process. According to the terms of the contract, Pollard Banknote will provide at least 71% of the lottery’s instant scratch tickets on...
Sportech’s CEO Richard McGuire has stated the betting firm performed ‘better than initially forecast’ in its 2020 financial report and that he’s ‘encouraged by the resilience shown’ by the company. Sportech has published its financial results for the 12-month trading period ended December 31,...
Online lottery platform Lottery.com has appointed Katie Lever as its first Chief Legal Officer, who will be further supported on the board of advisors by gaming compliance experts Mark Lipparelli and Ron Hopkinson. Lever previously served as General Counsel to some of the gaming...
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has outlined its new three-year corporate strategy which aims to continue to protect the public and players from harm, as well as its 2021 to 2022 business plan. The new strategy will be delivered through five priority areas; protecting...
Lottery.com has acquired the domain Sports.com as part of the company’s plan to enter sports betting. CEO Tony DiMatteo said of the move: “The acquisition of the Sports.com domain is an important first step in entering the sports betting vertical. The brand name is...
Scientific Games Corporation has launched its online ilottery subscription program, Subscription Spot, for its longtime Canadian customer, Western Canadian Lottery Corporation (WCLC). Subscription Spot is available via the WCLC website and is the first instance of a true digital offering for players, allowing the...