A vote on lottery legislation in Alabama has been delayed due to a divided Senate, as the bill’s sponsor feared he did not have enough votes to pass the measure. On Wednesday, Republican Senator Jim McClendon of Springville asked to carry his bill over...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has expanded its customer service teams with a combination of promotions and new appointments. Leading GLI’s Client Services is Candi Lopez, who has been promoted to Manager of Client Services for the North American Supplier Team. She will work with...
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 National Lottery removed its online £10 instant win games over fears they fuelled gambling addiction, according to a report by The Telegraph.
The UK National Lottery removed its online £10 instant win games over fears they fuelled gambling addiction, according to a report by The Telegraph. The games were withdrawn following a UK Gambling Commission report last year which found a possible link with problem gambling.