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...
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,...
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...
OPAP SA has expressed confidence in its growth strategy and future prospects, despite a tough end-of-year closing derailing its return towards financial stability, in its consolidated financial results for the period ended December 31, 2020. Publishing its full-year 2020 financial results, the Athens-listed...
The National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) has expressed concern in response to the news that UK National Lottery products will be rolled out at 900 Aldi stores from next month after it secured a deal with Camelot. Earlier this week, UK National Lottery...
A company’s mission is to make a profit for its owners. That is also the case for lotteries, although they do not fully follow the way standard business companies operate. Responsible gaming and the restrictions that arise from gaming play a significant impact. Ultimately, lotteries also strive...
The UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) Executive Director Tim Miller, who leads research and policy development, has outlined the regulator’s principal objectives which will spearhead its new corporate strategy. Miller, the first UKGC executive to speak following this month’s unexpected departure of...
Scientific Games Corporation has launched its lottery retail solutions for instant game purchases in Kentucky checkout lines with SCiQ InLane technology. Through a partnership with the Kentucky Lottery, grocery retailer Kroger and branded payments program Blackhawk Network, shoppers at Lexington, Kentucky area Kroger...
Speaking at this week’s SBC Digital Africa event, Vice President of Szrek2Solutions Helena Pereira explained to delegates why a surprising draw of South Africa Lottery’s Powerball on December 1, 2020, was legitimate by explaining in depth about the draw verification process. The Powerball draw...