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Brazil approves plans to establish new Health and Tourism lotteries

Brazil’s plenary of the Chamber of Deputies has approved proposals to establish a new lottery to help finance the health and tourism sectors.

Bill 1561/20 was approved this week and authorises the Executive Branch to create health and tourism lotteries covering numerical games and fixed odds sports betting, which can be [...]

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Intralot

Intralot H1 turnover climbs marginally following Americas growth

Athens-listed gaming supplier and operator Intralot has reported a 1 per cent increase in turnover to €204.8m for the first half of 2022, with growth in the Americas offsetting declines in Europe and other jurisdictions.

The year-on-year growth was driven by a 6.5 per cent increase in B2C turnover, following growth [...]

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OPAP

Retail recovery boosts OPAP revenue and profit in first half

Greek gaming and lottery operator OPAP has reported a 58 per cent increase in gross gaming revenue (GGR) to €899.3m for the first half of 2022, benefiting from a fully operational retail network during the period.

The strong retail comeback helped Lottery GGR increase by 79 per cent year-on-year to €335.1m, [...]

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Veikkaus first half revenue drops 2% on Lotto and sports decline

Finland's state-owned gaming operator Veikkaus has posted a 2 per cent drop in gross gaming revenue (GGR) to €515.9m for the first half of 2022, following declines in Lotto and sports betting.

The company attributed the revenue decline to the overall insecurity experienced by consumers due to the geopolitical situation, and [...]

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Allwyn reports strong Q2 growth as gross revenue tops €900m

Lottery and gaming operator Allwyn Entertainment has reported a 23 per cent increase in consolidated gross gaming revenue for the second quarter of 2022.

Consolidated gross gaming revenue (GGR) increased to €901.7m in the second quarter, marking the second highest quarterly revenue performance to date after the record set in the [...]

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Jumbo Interactive grows profit as full year revenue surpasses $100m

Sydney-listed lottery provider Jumbo Interactive has posted a 25 per cent increase in revenue to AUD$104.3m for the financial year ended 30 June.

Total transaction value (TTV) rose 36 per cent to $659.9m, buoyed by a strong domestic jackpot environment with 43 Powerball/OzLotto jackpots of more than $15m, compared to 38 [...]

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Highlight Games signs licensing deal with Manchester City FC

London-based virtual sports specialist Highlight Games has signed a license agreement with Manchester City Football Club.

The agreement will enable Highlight Games to develop a new suite of Instant Win products featuring archive footage from Manchester City's domestic and league cup games.

In an industry first, Highlight’s new Instant Win games will [...]

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Record year for The Lottery Corporation as revenue climbs to $3.28bn

Sydney-listed lottery and keno provider The Lottery Corporation has reported an 11 per cent increase in full year revenue to AUD$3.28bn in its maiden results as a standalone company.

Following its demerger from Tabcorp, comparable revenue, which includes Keno in both reporting periods and excludes significant items, increased by 9 per [...]

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Failure to file puts Lottery.com shares at risk

Online lottery broker Lottery.com is at risk of losing its Nasdaq listing after failing to file financial statements for the second quarter of 2022.

The company was notified on August 17 that it is no longer in compliance with Nasdaq listing rules which require timely quarterly filings with the Securities and [...]

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Kansas sports betting market set for 1 September launch

Kansas will become the next US state to launch a regulated online and retail sports betting market on 1 September, ahead of the start of the new NFL season.

After signing Senate Bill 84 into law in May, Governor Laura Kelly confirmed Thursday that sportsbooks at Kansas’ four casinos can begin [...]

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Connecticut sports betting and iGaming wagers reach $785m in July

Connecticut’s regulated sports betting and iGaming market grew sequentially as total wagers increased to $785.0m in July.

Total wagers were up 2 per cent compared to the previous month, with iGaming generating $706.7m and online sports betting $72.9m, alongside $5.4m from retail sports betting.

Connecticut Sports Betting and iGaming Wagers: July 2022 [...]

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Colorado Lottery enhances Scientific Games partnership 

The Colorado Lottery has signed a contract extension to evolve its scratch game business through the Scientific Games Enhanced Partnership (SGEP) program.  

The contract extends a near 40-year relationship and will see the Colorado Lottery utilise the SGEP program for instant game design and portfolio management services, as well as technology-driven analytics and insights, [...]

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