BCLC extends ticket expiry dates during Corona crisis

Lottery players in the Canadian province of British Columbia now have an additional six months to claim prizes for tickets with an expiry date...

€16m in unclaimed Irish prize money to fight COVID

The Irish Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, has confirmed that €16n of National Lottery historic expired unclaimed prize money...

UK retailers pass mystery-shopper test – again

Ninety-one per cent of UK National Lottery retailers correctly requested ID as proof of age on the first visit in 2019, reports operator Camelot. Congratulating...

Four-year Lotto Bayern deal for Scientific Games

Scientific Games has agreed a new four-year deal with Lotto Bayern, the state lottery of Bavaria, Germany. The lottery, a long-time partner of SG,...

Rio de Janeiro announces temporary halt to lottery services

Rio de Janeiro’s state lottery service, Loteria do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (LOTERJ), has announce a suspension to its services until 28 March...

China’s state-run lotteries suffer further losses

Recently released figures have shown that the 2019 fiscal year saw the aggregated nationwide sales of China’s two state-run lotteries drop by 17.5% year-on-year...

OLG issues prize claim advice amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has issued advice on how customers can claim lottery prizes during the on-going COVID-19 outbreak.  The corporation began...

COVID-19 sees BCLC announce payout centre closures

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has officially announced the temporary closure of its prize payout centres located in its Kamloops head office and...

COVID-19 outbreak forces OLG lotto centre closure

Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) has officially announced the immediate closure of its lotto centre as the Ontario region continues its response to counter...

20 more Years of Cash for Illinois Lottery

The ‘20 Years of Cash’ instant tickets look set to be recirculated for the next two decades following official confirmation that the Illinois Lottery...

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