The Illinois Lottery has launched its first mobile lottery app, which is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices.
Belgium's National Lottery recorded sales of €1.21bn in 2013, down 3.8 per cent versus the record breaking sales of 2012, with strong online growth partially offsetting declines in other areas of the business.
Pennsylvania has appointed Silvan Lutkewitte as executive director of the state lottery, replacing Robert Coyne who had been serving as interim director following the departure of Todd Rucci last November.
The appointment comes less than two weeks after the state’s governor Tom Corbett pulled the plug on his efforts to privatise [...]
The Netherlands State Lottery (Staatsloterij) and charitable lottery De Lotto are investigating a possible merger to allow the combined entity to better compete in the regulated Dutch online gaming market.
Independent bookmaker Betfred has joined forces with Microsoft to launch the first gambling app to be made available in the Windows and Windows Phone stores.
The lottery app allows players to bet on up to 12 different international lottery draws a day, either using a saved set of numbers or picking [...]
US gaming and lottery supplier Scientific Games Corporation has revealed that it is supplying the newly launched online player subscription service for the North Carolina Education Lottery.
The Sénégal National Lottery (LONASE) has launched a new virtual horse racing game across its existing 35 betting outlets across the country following an exclusive five-year deal with Dakar-based SENEJEUX, a subsidiary of Isle of Man-based betting technology provider BetXTech.
The launch is part of LONASE’s efforts to modernise its offering [...]
Australia’s Jumbo Interactive has launched its German online lottery brokerage business via its wholly-owned subsidiary Jumbo Interactive GmbH.
UK national lottery operator Camelot has missed out on the chance to take over the private management of the Pennsylvania Lottery after its proposed bid expired at the end of last month.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett confirmed that the lottery will not pursue its private management agreement with Camelot, and will [...]
The German Lotto and Toto Block (DLTB) has spoken out against the creation of a new national lottery operator, the Deutsche Sportlotterie, which is designed to fund Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
Italian gaming and lottery service provider GTECH has won a procurement process to secure a six-year contract to print instant tickets for the California Lottery.
The contract sees GTECH become a secondary provider of instant tickets and related services to the lottery, continuing a long-running partnership between the companies.
GTECH senior vice [...]
Germany’s 16 state-owned lotteries have published an open letter calling for the country’s federal government to introduce new regulations to guarantee their role in the country’s gambling market and enforce a ban on illegal operators offering poker, casino and lottery games.
The letter, also signed by the 16 state sporting associations, [...]