Lotteries comprising the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) generated total sales of nearly US$20.5bn during the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 5 per cent compared to the same period last year.
Finland’s state-owned gaming operator Veikkaus is to launch a new daily geolottery game, a product created and licensed by Swedish lottery supplier Genera Networks.
Lottery and gaming software suppliers Scientific Games and Pollard Banknote have been awarded contracts to supply a selection of instant win games to the Washington State Lottery.
New York-listed Chinese sports lottery operator 500.com has maintained that it has the relevant approvals from China’s Ministry of Finance relating to its online lottery business, after shares in the company slumped in New York yesterday following reports in China that had questioned its legality.
Turkey's privatisation administration has again extended the deadline for bids for the country’s national lottery Milli Piyango Idaresi Genel Mudurlugu.
Gaming and lottery supplier GTECH has been awarded a ten-year deal to continue providing its lottery services to the Belgian National Lottery (Loterie Nationale), which is expected to generate approximately €125m in revenue for the company over the contract period.
US gaming and lottery software supplier Scientific Games Corporation has extended its relationship with La Française des Jeux (FDJ) through a deal to supply the French operator with instant lottery games for a further three years.
Scientific Games Corporation has amended its contract with the Loteria Nacional de Beneficencia of Panama (National Lottery of Panama) to launch the country’s first online lottery game.
German online lottery brokerage Lotto24 has launched a new app that allows customers to play the country’s lottery games on smartphone and tablet devices.
INTRALOT has signed an amendment to its contract with the Ohio Lottery which will see the Greek gaming technology provider supply interactive terminals and games to the lottery.
The lottery for the German state of Nordrhein-Westphalia Westdeutsche Lotterie (WestLotto) has launched a new mobile app which allows players to purchase tickets via their smartphones.