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...
Tocantins has become the latest Brazilian state to unveil a bill to launch its own lottery, something that is expected to happen in other states throughout the country in the upcoming months. After the ruling of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) on September...
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...
Finnish lottery and gaming operator Veikkaus has teamed up with games and casino software developers Red Tiger to make more slot games available to the Finnish market. The deal sees Red Tiger become one of the few third-party suppliers available with the Finnish state...
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 National Lottery will provide a £10m funding lifeline to the National League to keep it afloat through the pandemic following a unique deal brokered by the government. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced that National League football clubs will receive the funding as...
Sugal & Damani Group, India’s largest lottery operator, has announced it has entered the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC)’s competition to become the operator of the fourth licence to run the UK National Lottery by completing its response to the Gambling Commission’s Selection Questionnaire. The...
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...