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13th December
Date set for Tabcorp/Tatts merger following Supreme Court approval
The long running A$11.3bn merger saga concerning Australia’s two biggest lottery operators, Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group looks to be coming...
12th December
Atlantic Lottery set to relaunch online offering with the help of IWG and Scientific Games
A new three-way agreement has been reached between Canada’s Atlantic Lottery, IWG and Scientific Games in a move that’s set to...
7th December
UK government bans third party betting on Euromillions
The UK Governments’ Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced it will ban UK players from using third party...
1st December
Australian Competition authorities drop opposition to Tabcorp/Tatts merger
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has dropped its long standing opposition to the AU$11bn merger between Australian lottery operator...
29th November
Court ruling does not bode well for German lottery monopolies
A German Court has found that the country’s state lottery monopolies are operating in breach of EU law. The...
28th November
Tatts Group opens the batting in Q1 2018
Australian sports betting operator Tatts Group has revealed a 6.8% year-on-year increase in its group revenues for the first quarter of...
27th November
Intralot gross profits up 29.9% in Q3 2017
Global gaming giant Intralot has reported a significant 29.9% increase in its year-on-year gross profits for the third quarter of 2017. ...
23rd November
Gambling Commission weighs in on terms and conditions
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has urged gambling firms operating in the UK to review their existing terms and conditions to...
23rd November
Nigeria to remove 18 licences from lottery operators
The House of Representatives of Nigeria has this week announced its intentions to withdraw the licences of 18 lottery operators over...
22nd November
China’s lottery sales jump 11% in October
According to data compiled by the Ministry of Finance of China, lottery sales experienced a significant year-on-year rise of 11.3% in...
22nd November
Health Lottery falls foul of ASA over social media post
The Health Lottery has become the latest gambling industry body to be censured by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over posts...
21st November
Camelot nets new CEO amid falling ticket sales
Camelot UK Lotteries Limited, the body behind the UK’s National Lottery has announced the appointment of Nigel Railton to the role...
17th November
Tabcorp/Tatts Group merger back on?
The Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) has approved for a second time the A$11.3bn merger between Australian lottery operator Tabcorp and its...
14th November
IGT revenues down 6% amid mounting losses in Q3 2017
Global gaming company IGT has announced a 6% constant currency drop in its year-on-year revenue for the third quarter of 2017. ...
30th October
Watch the Global Gaming Awards 2017 ceremony
This year’s Global Gaming Awards have come to a close, after months of nominating, shortlisting and judging, the winners were finally...
27th October
Scientific Games enter long partnership with Kansas Lottery
Scientific Games have partnered with the government operators of the Kansas Lottery, which will see the company provide systems and related...
26th October
Three-way consolidation sees the launch of Clarion's iGB Live!
Clarion Gaming has recently announced the coming together of three industry events in 2018, otherwise known as iGB Live! The new...
20th October
Intralot Group completes acquisition of Bit8
Worldwide gaming company The Intralot Group have announced the agreement of share purchase of 65% of maltese gaming technology company Bit8,...
20th October
Lottoland offer 10% off bets to Australian newsagents
Lottoland have offered the Australian Lottery and Newsagent Association (ALNA) a 10% cut of their online takings from bets, following recent...
12th October
Tasmania looks to ban lottery betting
The Tasmanian Government will rapidly write new legislation in order to ban lottery betting on the island. The Australian territory...
11th October
World Lottery Club rapped by ASA over Facebook advertising
Annexio Limited, operators of the World Lottery Club betting site have been censured by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over...
10th October
Massachusetts mulls legalising online lottery sales
Massachusetts is now considering the legalisation of online lottery to prevent the migration of sales to the neighbouring state of New...
10th October
Switzerland gaming reform passes final vote
Legislation designed to bring Switzerland’s gambling laws into the 21st Century has passed a final vote in the country's parliament. ...
3rd October
UK lottery apologises for DDos attack
The UK National lotteries operator Camelot was forced to apologise after a DDoS attack brought down their servers a few hours...
3rd October
2017 GGA Winners announced
This year’s Global Gaming Awards winners have been announced. Taking place at a ceremony in Las Vegas, this year’s GGA’s were...
2nd October
IGT extend Californian lottery partnership
International Game Technology (IGT) and the Californian lottery will be extending their partnership up until 2026. The deal was made between...
29th September
Texas lottery hits $5bn in annual sales
Organisers of the The Texas state lottery have revealed that sales in 2017 have reached a record $5.077 billion. Players...
29th September
Irish National lottery hits record sales
The Irish National Lottery (INL) has reported an increased turnover of 12% for 2016 as a result of record sales totalling...
28th September
Lottoland gets approval for own insurance firm
The Lottoland Group has announced the establishment of their own insurance firm, Fortuna Insurance PCC Limited, receiving their insurance licence in...
26th September
Chelsea FC to launch match day lottery
Chelsea Football Club will be offering their new match day lottery this Sunday when they play against Manchester City. London-based...
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