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Tag Archives: Lottery

US – Brookfield completes Scientific Games’ lottery business acquisition

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. has completed the acquisition of Scientific Games’ global lottery services business. The transaction allows Scientific Games to focus its attention on providing games, services and technology to the global lottery and lottery-administered sports betting markets. The company will continue to operate under the Scientific Games name, which was established in 1973….

UK – Gambling Commission names Allwyn Entertainment as preferred applicant for UK lottery

The Gambling Commission has named Allwyn Entertainment as its Preferred Applicant for the fourth National Lottery licence in the UK. The National Lottery is one of the world’s largest lotteries and the current – third – licence is due to expire in 2024. Since launching in 1994, National Lottery players have collectively raised more than…

Germany – Lotto BW extends support for Gambling Research Centre

Lotto Baden-Württemberg, one of the founding members of the Gambling Research Centre of the University of Hohenheim, is extending its support for the successful establishment and by providing €100,000. “We would like to continue to contribute to the fact that scientifically independent findings can be incorporated into gambling regulation,” says Managing Director Georg Wacker on…

Mexico – IGT expands agreement with Mexican national lottery

IGT’s subsidiaries, IGT México Lottery and IGT SME, have signed a new contract with La Lotería Nacional, Mexico’s national lottery, to provide lottery solutions and sports betting services until September 2024. “LOTENAL has been evolving over the last few years, and this new contract with IGT ensures that we continue providing our players with the…

US – IGT signs 20-year extension with Rhode Island Lottery

IGT Global Solutions Corporation, has signed a comprehensive 20-year contract extension with the Rhode Island Lottery to remain the exclusive supplier of lottery, iLottery, instant ticket, and video lottery solutions and services through 30 June 2043. In addition to providing innovative solutions and services, IGT has committed to maintaining 1,100 lucrative jobs in Rhode Island….

Dominican Republic – Dominican Republic President orders lottery overhaul

President Luis Abinader has ordered a major overhaul of the lottery sector in the Dominican Republic stating that lottery regulation is now a matter of national interest. The decision was contained in Decree 63-22, which also gives the Ministry of Finance the responsibility to prepare or put forward any new regulatory measures that might be…

France – France’s national lottery operator FDJ surges past 2019 turnover by 10 per cent

After a lackluster 2020 financial year, due to the health crisis, 2021 was back with a result more in line with Française des Jeux’s, the operator of France’s national lottery games, forecasts with revenue of €2.3bn, up 18 per cent compared to 2020. The draw games, Loto and Euromillions, supported by historic jackpots, recorded €5.7bn…

Latin America – Kings Entertainment launches lottery app

Kings Entertainment, innovators LottoKings and WinTrillions, is pleased to announce the launch of LottoHub, an Android-based global lottery results app that provides instant lottery results to avid lottery players around the world. The LottoHub app has been approved by the Google Play Store and is now free to download. Easy-to-use and offering results from popular lotteries globally, the app allows…

Belgium – European Lotteries welcomes European Parliament position on digital services

European Lotteries, the lottery association encompassing 70 members in all EU states, has welcomed the European Parliament’s negotiating position on the Digital Services Act (DSA) with 530 votes to 78, and 80 abstentions. Arjan van ‘t Veer, Secretary General said: ”EL Members strongly believe in a high level of consumer protection and are fully committed…