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Brazil Federal Lottery reports R$5 billion in Q1 sales

CAIXA Loterias, the operator of Brazil’s federal lottery, has reported sales of R$5.02 billion (€928 million) for the first quarter of 2023.

Lottery sales were unchanged on the previous year but it was the sixth consecutive quarter with sales above R$5 billion.

During the quarter, R$1.97 billion – 39 per cent of [...]

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Lithuania gambling turnover grows 31% in Q1

Lithuania’s gambling turnover grew by 31 per cent to €646.0 million in the first quarter of 2023, with growth recorded in every sector.

Slot machines accounted for the bulk Lithuania’s gambling market with €379.6 million in drop (59 per cent of the total), split €313.1 million from online slots and €66.5 [...]

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BtoBet powers new online sportsbook for Mozambique Lottery

NeoGames-owned sports betting supplier BtoBet has launched a new online sportsbook for Mozambique national lottery operator SOJOGO.

Following a multi-year agreement last August, BtoBet is providing its Neuron 3 sportsbook and comprehensive turnkey solution to power Placard.co.mz, a new brand for the Mozambique Lottery, which is operated by Portugal's Santa Casa [...]

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Jackpot.com launches in second US state

Lottery courier service Jackpot.com has gone live in Ohio, the company's second market in the United States.

Jackpot.com allows players in Ohio to buy official state lottery tickets such as Powerball, Mega Millions, and Lucky for Life, and first launched in Texas in January.

“We're thrilled to announce Jackpot's launch in Ohio, [...]

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Aristocrat Leisure agrees acquisition of NeoGames

Aristocrat Leisure has agreed a deal to acquire New York-listed gaming and lottery supplier NeoGames.

Aristocrat will acquire 100 per cent of NeoGames at a price of $29.50 per share, representing a premium of 104 per cent on the volume weighted average price of NeoGames’ shares in the three month period [...]

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The Health Lottery appoints Mark Nash to newly created role

British society lottery operator The Health Lottery has appointed Mark Nash to the newly created role of marketing director.

Nash will play an integral part in the introduction of the company’s new brand identity and the planned relaunch of The Health Lottery’s website this summer.

He joins the operator from Aviva where [...]

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Malta National Lottery to re-launch instant tickets under new IGT deal

New York-listed supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed two long-term contracts with Malta’s National Lottery operator, which will include the re-launch of the lottery’s instant ticket program.

Under the terms of an initial agreement, IGT's lottery central system and retail solutions went live last July with the new lottery operator [...]

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Pollard Banknote eyes Europe as iLottery drives Q1 growth

Toronto-listed lottery supplier Pollard Banknote has reported a 9 per cent increase in revenue to CAD$124.6 million in the first quarter of 2023, buoyed by record results from its North American-facing iLottery operations.

The year-on-year growth was attributed to higher sales of ancillary lottery products and services, while eGaming systems revenue [...]

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ZEAL eyes online casino expansion as Q1 revenue climbs 6%

Frankfurt-listed online lottery broker ZEAL Network has reported a 6 per cent increase in revenue to €26.7 million for the first quarter of 2023.

Despite a slightly weaker jackpot environment than the previous year, the company’s total billings increased by 11 per cent during Q1 to €201.2 million, as the large [...]

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NeoGames sees strong revenue growth continue into first quarter

New York-listed lottery and gaming supplier NeoGames has seen revenue soar by 187 per cent to $64.3 million in the first quarter of 2023, buoyed by its acquisition of Aspire Global and share of NeoPollard Interactive (NPI) revenue.

In a strong start to the year, iLottery revenue grew by 9 per [...]

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Oslo Norway

Norwegian gambling regulator calls for cut in Norsk Tipping advertising

The Norwegian Gaming Authority is recommending that state-owned operator Norsk Tipping reduce its marketing expenditure by 20 per cent this year.

The recommendation follows the authority’s recent successful efforts to clamp down on advertising by unlicensed online gambling operators, which in turn reduces the need to promote the country’s gambling monopoly.

“We [...]

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IGT grows first quarter revenue despite Lottery decline

International Game Technology (IGT) has posted a 1 per cent increase in revenue to $1.06 billion for the first quarter of 2023, as growth from its Global Gaming and PlayDigital divisions offset a decline in lottery.

Global Lottery revenue fell 8 per cent to $624 million due to the sale of [...]

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