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Lottery supplier Pollard Banknote has been awarded a new contract for primary instant ticket printing by the Taiwan Lottery Co (TLC), while the company has also been chosen to continue as the Iowa Lottery's supplier of pull‐tab tickets and related services.

The lottery of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Westdeutsche Lotterie (WestLotto), has launched an investigation into claims that a consultant employed by the company to provide advice to lottery winners personally benefited from a relationship with a private bank.

Malaysian conglomerate Berjaya Corporation Berhad has won an international tender to establish a computerized lottery system in Vietnam in cooperation with the state-owned Vietnam Lottery Company (Vietlott).

Lotteries comprising the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) generated total sales of nearly US$20.5bn during the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 5 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Chinese lottery technology supplier China Vanguard Group (CVG) has entered into an agreement to provide lottery services and solutions for China Sport Lottery games in Jiangxi Province, with the company now providing its services in fourteen provinces across China.

New York-listed Chinese sports lottery operator 500.com has maintained that it has the relevant approvals from China’s Ministry of Finance relating to its online lottery business, after shares in the company slumped in New York yesterday following reports in China that had questioned its legality.

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