Texas-based online lottery provider Lottery.com has appointed Katie Lever as its first chief legal officer, with the company also preparing to enter the sports betting vertical.
Lever has served as general counsel to some of the gaming industry’s largest suppliers, including through the mergers of SHFL entertainment and Bally Technologies with [...]
Pollard Banknote has brought in former Michigan Lottery executive Shannon DeHaven to lead its digital engagement team.
DeHaven will serve as vice president of digital engagement, supporting Pollard Banknote’s lottery clients in the implementation of best-in-class digital lottery programs and solutions.
She joins the supplier from the Michigan Lottery, where she served [...]
New York-listed Scientific Games has launched a new online subscription program for the Western Canadian Lottery Corporation (WCLC).
Subscription Spot is now available via the WCLC website and allows players in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, as well as the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, to purchase lottery games online.
“This is [...]
Lottery players in Kentucky are now able to purchase Scientific Games’ instant lottery games in the checkout lines at grocery retailer Kroger.
Scientific Games has rolled out its SCiQ InLane technology through a partnership with the Kentucky Lottery, Kroger and branded payment program Blackhawk Network.
The partnership enables shoppers at Kroger stores [...]
Athens-listed lottery and gaming operator OPAP has reported a 30 per cent fall in full-year gross gaming revenue (GGR) to €1.13bn in 2020, as revenue during the final quarter of the year continued to be hampered by Covid-19 restrictions.
Total amounts wagered were down 31 per cent at €863.7m in Q4, [...]
The latest report by Sweden’s Public Management Agency shows that an increasing number of consumers are gambling with unlicensed offshore operators.
The findings lend weight to claims by Sweden’s licensed operators, who argue that the country’s strict regulatory framework is driving consumers to illegal operators.
The report shows that 88 per cent [...]
German family-owned discount supermarket chain Aldi has partnered Camelot to bring the National Lottery to all of Aldi’s 900 UK stores for the first time.
From next month, Aldi will be rolling out the National Lottery’s full portfolio of draw-based games at its checkouts to allow customers to pick up their [...]
The UK National Lottery has become an official partner of the Rugby Football League (RFL) and Women’s and Girls’ Rugby League.
The partnership is part of the National Lottery’s commitment to helping sports, and specifically women’s sport, throughout the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of the agreement, the lottery will [...]
Texas-based Lottery.com has entered into a binding agreement that will expand its operations in Mexico and Latin America through the acquisition of online lottery providers JuegaLotto and Aganar.
The acquisition will accelerate Lottery.com's international expansion, with the two brands holding federal licenses to provide official Pronosticos national lottery games throughout Mexico.
Denmark’s Gambling Authority (Spilllemyndigheden) has added 55 new online gambling domains to the country’s growing blacklist of unlicensed operators.
The ruling will require internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to the 55 domains, the highest number to be simultaneously blacklisted since the Authority began blocking sites in 2012.
It marks the [...]
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has reached an agreement with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes to bring regulated sports betting and online gaming to the state.
Governor Lamont was joined by Mashantucket Pequot Tribe chairman Rodney Butler and Mohegan Tribe chairman James Gessner Jr. Thursday to announce the new deal, which [...]
Payment processor Paysafe has expanded its presence in North America through new partnerships with Canada’s PlayAlberta.ca and PointsBet in Michigan.
In Canada, Paysafe is processing online payments for Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis’ (AGLC) iGaming site PlayAlberta.ca through an expanded partnership with NeoPollard Interactive (NPi).
Paysafe now processes payments for the majority [...]