Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have restricted the online sale of lottery tickets across the state.
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.
Lawmakers in the US state of Minnesota have approved legislation that will restrict the online sale of lottery tickets across the state, with the bill now heading to Governor Mark Dayton for final approval.
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).
Lottery and gaming supplier GTECH has signed a two-year extension to its lottery services agreement with the West Virginia Lottery.
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.
Finland’s state-owned gaming operator Veikkaus is to launch a new daily geolottery game, a product created and licensed by Swedish lottery supplier Genera Networks.
Sports data technology provider Betegy has agreed a deal to license its sports betting prediction software to Beijing SunLoto Network & Technology, a licensed operator of China’s Welfare and Sports Lottery.
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.