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Pixiu Gaming to develop new Deal or No Deal Keno game for Canada

London-based games developer Pixiu Gaming has entered into a partnership with Banijay Brands to develop a series of new Keno games based on the popular Deal or No Deal brand.

The exclusive multi-year licence will allow Pixiu to develop a series of Keno games for its provincial lottery partners in Canada, [...]

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NBA partners EquiLottery to create Slam Dunk Dollar$

US developer EquiLottery Games will release a new draw-based basketball lottery game next year in partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The NBA becomes the latest sports league to partner with EquiLottery to develop an officially-licensed lottery draw game based on the outcomes of NBA games, following similar deals between [...]

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Ontario Lottery and Gaming names new chief executive

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has named A. Duncan Hannay as its next president and chief executive officer.

Hannay assumes his new role on October 26, replacing Stephen Rigby, who announced his intention to step down in March after five years at the helm of the provincial lottery operator.

Hannay [...]

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Zeal Network raises full year guidance on strong Q3 performance

Frankfurt-listed online lottery provider Zeal Network has again raised its full year guidance after recording better than expected growth during the third quarter of the year.

Zeal benefited from strong jackpot development in the Lotto 6aus49 game, as well as continued high marketing investments, which led to improvements in billings, revenue [...]

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IWG to launch progressive jackpot e-Instant games

Online instant win games provider IWG is set to debut its new e-Instant progressive jackpot product for the North American lottery market.

The progressive jackpot will launch with several lotteries int the United States and Canada before the end of this year, and can be added to any IWG game and [...]

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France’s FDJ returns to growth in third quarter

Paris-listed gaming and lottery operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has reported a 6 per cent increase in total turnover to €4.4bn for the third quarter of 2020.

The company saw growth accelerate since mid-June, benefiting from a packed calendar of sporting events that drove a 27 per cent increase in [...]

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Atlantic Lottery posts full year revenue decline despite online growth

Canada’s Atlantic Lottery has reported a 5 per cent drop in revenue to CAD$725.5m for the financial year ended 31 March, despite a record performance from its alc.ca online platform.

With results for the last two weeks of the fiscal year impacted by COVID-19, video lottery revenue fell to $398m, including [...]

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Michigan Lottery extends software agreement with Scientific Games

The Michigan Lottery has extended its license agreement with Scientific Games for its gem|Intelligence retailer management solution.

The extended agreement will allow the lottery to benefit from new features and capabilities of the gem|Intelligence cloud solution, which helps to streamline lottery business processes and improve efficiencies for retailers.

“gem|Intelligence continues to be [...]

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Inspired Entertainment rolls out virtual sports with Turkish national lottery

New York-listed gaming supplier Inspired Entertainment has secured approval to launch its virtual sports titles in Turkey with national lottery operator Sisal Şans.

The approval allows the Turkish national lottery to offer betting on virtual sports for the first time, with Inspired’s portfolio now available for online play via misli.com.

“We have [...]

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Gaming shares make gains in third quarter

There were strong returns for shareholders in Q3 as the gaming industry’s collective share price continued to rebound after being decimated in March by the Covid-19 pandemic.

With combined share prices in Q2 rising by 46 per cent to offset many of the losses in Q1, the 50 publicly-listed operators and [...]

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Lithuania Lottery eyes continued growth with Scientific Games

Lithuanian National Lottery operator Olifėja has awarded a five-year instant games contract to Scientific Games.

The new contract extends a relationship first established in 2010, through which Scientific Games has grown retail instant game sales to over €56m in the nation of 2.8m people.

“Olifėja enjoys a true partnership with Scientific Games. [...]

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IGT and Scientific Games withdraw from Brazil lottery concession

Brazil’s instant lottery business LOTEX is in jeopardy after US lottery giants IGT and Scientific Games announced Tuesday that they are withdrawing from the 15-year concession to operate the games.

The LOTEX instant lottery scratchcard business was authorised in 2015 by the government of then president Dilma Rousseff as a way [...]

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