In mid-May, the Government of the City of Buenos Aires issued the Decree 206/20 to enable the reopening of commercial businesses, including lottery agencies, with the exception of those that are located inside galleries, shopping centers or commercial areas.  While the decree allows 1,264...
Lottery Executive Director Michael Sweeney has revealed that the Massachusetts Lottery faces a ‘significant threat of becoming somewhat obsolete’ due to the accelerated industry shift towards online and cashless interactions as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.  In a lottery commission meeting earlier this...
Online betting operator Lottoland has announced the official launch of its first charity focused lotto in the UK, the ‘Win-Win Charity Lotto’ that will see 20p of every pound bet donated to charities.  Lottoland CEO Nigel Birrell stated: “We are delighted to be able...
Brazilian Deputy Wilson Santiago has officially introduced bill 2766/20 to establish a sanitary protocol for all active businesses, including lotteries, with the goal of avoiding large crowds at betting facilities. The project stated that lottery agencies throughout the country will have to comply with...
A study carried out by FOX13 has reportedly revealed that anxiety related to COVID-19 has resulted in an increase in lottery play across the state of Tennessee and in Shelby County.  The data used in the study, which was obtained from the Tennessee Department...
The assistant secretary of the Loterías de Puerto Rico, José López Ramos has confirmed that Lotería Electrónica draws are set to restart with immediate effect. In addition to the lottery restart, the secretary also revealed the launch of a Lotería Electrónica app available on...
Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the betting and gaming industry, Danish state-owned gambling operator Danske Spil has revealed a 0.8% year-on-year rise in Q1 revenue, with lottery a standout performer.  Released last week, the update shows the organisation generated revenues of $179.9m in the...
Lottery game developer EquiLottery Games has officially announced a new multi-year agreement with NASCAR that will see the development of a new officially licensed lottery draw game, ‘NASCAR Racing Riches’.  The new title, which will provide the lottery industry with a game based on...
The Spanish National Organization for the Blind (ONCE) has announced that it will restart lottery draws on June 15 with the organisation’s vendors set to return to their usual activities and distribute tickets on the streets. The decision was made in accordance with the...
The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) has announced it has deposited a total of over $47.2m to the state since November 2019 following the completion of its April transfer of more than $9.7m to the Lottery Proceeds Fund in the Mississippi State Treasury.  MLC President...