The Virginia Lottery has seen growth in both online sales and retail sales during the pandemic this fiscal year, while other gambling options in the state have been closed. The company’s ticket sales have increased by around 36% to $181.5m in the first three...
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TEL) has announced the transfer of $114m to the Lottery for Education Account following a record performance in the first quarter of its 2021 fiscal year (July 1 – September 30, 2020). The lottery recorded total revenues of $492.8m...
Skilrock Technologies has entered into a distribution partnership with Dench eGaming Solutions, providing its gaming portfolio to all Dench partners, and in the process further strengthening its own distribution network. Dench is a B2B software provider that focuses solely on the igaming industry. It...
EquiLottery Games has reached an agreement with the National Basketball Association (NBA) that will see it launch a new, officially-licensed lottery draw game based on the outcomes of NBA games. The firm will create a lottery game, Slam Dunk Dollar$, that is scheduled...
The lottery sector has been given a prominent airing in the latest issue of SBC Magazine, the 11th since launch. Jari Vähänen, formerly of Veikkaus and now a Partner at The Finnish Gambling Consultants OY, looks at lottery companies which have expanded their offerings beyond the traditional...
The Illinois Lottery is joining in the fight against breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the 15th year with the launch of its latest Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure specialty instant ticket. All proceeds from this ticket will go towards supporting efforts to end...
Loto-Québec has temporarily suspended several of its activities in the Montérégie, Centre-du-Québec and Capitale-Nationale regions (Charlevoix included), keeping with its commitment to abide by the government-issued COVID-19 restrictions. Starting last Friday (October 16), the firm closed the Casino de Charlevoix (the establishment had been...
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has announced the appointment of A. Duncan Hannay as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 26. Peter Deeb, Chair of OLG, said: "Following an extensive recruitment effort, we are pleased to welcome OLG’s new President...
The World Lottery Association (WLA) has re-elected Rebecca Paul Hargrove, the Chief Executive of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, as its President for a second term. Hargrove has previously held a number of leadership positions within WLA, including Senior Vice President and Chair of...
The Zeal Group has raised its guidance for the fiscal year 2020 again after reaching the full-year guidance for new registered customers. The forecast had was raised in July 2020, after the first nine months of the year, according to preliminary calculations. Supported by...