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IWG extends Michigan Lottery eInstants supply deal

Lottery games provider Instant Win Gaming (IWG) has signed a new contract with the Michigan Lottery to continue supplying its eInstant games to the US state lottery. 

The extension runs until July 2026 and continues a partnership which stretches back to 2016 when the Michigan Lottery became the first in the [...]

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IWG debuts eInstant games in Germany with LOTTO Hessen

Lottery provider Instant Win Gaming (IWG) has launched its online instant win games in Germany for the first time through a deal with state lottery operator LOTTO Hessen.

IWG has initially rolled out six InstantGames titles on lotto-hessen.de, the iLottery site of LOTTO Hessen, marking the supplier's first delivery of eInstants [...]

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Australian regulator asks ISPs to block illegal lottery betting sites

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has asked internet service providers to block offshore lottery betting sites We Love Lotto and Red Fox Lotto.

The sites, operated by UK-based Ardua Ventures and Curacao-registered companies White Lotto, were found to offer betting on overseas lotteries, which are not licensed in Australia.

Authority [...]

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Lottery.com revenue soars to $32.2m in strong Q3

New York-listed online lottery provider Lottery.com has reported net income of $11.2m in its maiden results as a public-listed company, as revenue soared to $32.2m in the third quarter of 2021.

Revenue climbed significantly compared to last year’s $1.6m total, with the company benefiting from an 11 per cent increase in [...]

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Gaming Intelligence Awards 2021

Scientific Games and Flutter dominate Gaming Intelligence Awards 2021

Scientific Games and Flutter Entertainment were the big winners last week as the Gaming Intelligence Awards 2021 were unveiled during a week of celebrations.

Scientific Games won an unprecedented six awards this year, dominating the North America region with an incredible four awards. With the supplier transitioning to become a pure [...]

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Pollard Banknote shares slump after tough third quarter

Toronto-listed lottery supplier Pollard Banknote has reported a 6 per cent increase in total revenue to CAD$126.7m for the third quarter of 2021, after including its share of the NeoPollard Interactive (NPI) joint venture.

Consolidated revenue rose marginally year-on-year by 0.2 per cent to $116.9m in Q3, with the comparable period [...]

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Lottery app Jackpocket raises $120m to fund growth

New York-based mobile lottery provider Jackpocket has raised $120m in Series D funding as it looks to expand its operations across the United States and internationally.

The funding will fuel a series of new additions to the Jackpocket team to support its geographic expansion, as well as development of new verticals [...]

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ZEAL reduces full year revenue guidance

German online lottery provider ZEAL Network has reduced its 2021 revenue guidance due to continuing weak jackpot availability during the third quarter.

Total billings for the first nine months of the year improved by 5 per cent to €493.2m, generating revenue of €65.1m, an increase of 1 per cent compared to [...]

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IWG signs eInstants supply deal with five European lotteries

Lottery supplier IWG has been selected by the Lotteries Entertainment Innovation Alliance (LEIA) to provide its portfolio of online instant win games to the joint venture’s five members.

The two-year contract will see IWG provide eInstant games to LEIA members Danske Lotteri Spil, la Française des Jeux (FDJ), Norsk Tipping, Svenska [...]

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Gaming Intelligence Awards 2021

Mor Weizer wins highest honour at the Gaming Intelligence Awards

Playtech chief executive officer Mor Weizer has won a special award for his outstanding contribution to the betting and gaming industry as Europe’s finest betting and gaming operators are honoured today at the Gaming Intelligence Awards.

Weizer is one of eight winners today, as OpenBet and Pragmatic Solutions present Europe’s Gaming [...]

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NeoGames benefits from NeoPollard Interactive growth in Q3

New York-listed lottery supplier NeoGames has raised its full year guidance after seeing third quarter revenue and its share of NeoPollard Interactive (NPI) revenue climb by 30 per cent to $20.2m.

Despite posting a 9 per cent fall in Q3 consolidated revenue to $11.9m, the company’s share of NPI revenue soared [...]

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Oregon sports betting handle grows to record $37.6m in October

The Oregon Lottery’s DraftKings-powered Scoreboard online sports betting operation hit a new record high in October as total handle reached $37.6m.

Total handle increased by 27 per cent compared to October 2020, with American football the most popular sports with $15.4m in wagers, followed by basketball at $9.0m, baseball at $4.6m, [...]

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