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New York-listed International Game Technology (IGT) has launched its PlaySpot mobile platform with the Rhode Island Lottery, allowing players to purchase tickets via their mobile device, but only within a licensed retail lottery location.

It has taken the best part of a year but Lottoland has made a strong move into the B2B sector with its first integrations with operators. Lottoland Solutions director Michael Bogie tells Gaming Intelligence what took so long.

The Australian state of Queensland has rejected proposals by the federal government to introduce a new lottery to fund elite sport, arguing that tying the country's long-term sporting future to gambling would be "short sighted".

Athens-listed lottery supplier Intralot has been awarded a new seven-year contract to provide technology and services to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a new four-year contract to supply the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) with its video lottery terminal (VLT) monitoring systems.