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South Korea to allow online lottery purchase by 2018
The South Korean government has announced their intention to allow its citizens to buy the country's state lottery tickets online by...
Pacific Consortium offers Tatts investors incentive to favour takeover bid
Pacific Consortium has agreed to allow Tatts to continue to pay dividends to its corporate shareholders, even if the proposed AUS$7.3bn...
Pacific Consortium tables AUS$7.3bn all-cash bid for Tatts group
Pacific Consortium have today submitted a record AUS$7.3bn all-cash offer for the Australian gambling operator Tatts Group equating to $4.21 per...
Ukraine to lift gambling ban
The Prime Minister of Ukraine has accepted a Ministry of Finance letter promising to re-legalise gambling by 2018, almost eight years...
Pennsylvania senator unveils online gaming bill
Yet another online gambling and gaming reform bill has been presented in Pennsylvania. The 207-page online gambling and gaming reform piece...
Lottoland hopes to be the first private lottery operator in Germany
Lottoland has filed an application to have its own lottery in several German federal states in order to challenge the German...
UK lottery loophole may be shutdown as licence for lottery betting is granted by MGA
A betting loophole that allows gambling websites to offer cut-price bets on the EuroMillions lottery draw is intended to be closed...
Pennsylvania state Senator plans to introduce 'online gaming bill' in the near future
Senator Jay Costa has recently issued a memorandum announcing his intentions to introduce an online gambling bill based on HB 1887...
Israel shuts down state-sponsored slot machines
In a victory for Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, Israel has seen the closure of 500 slot machines and 150 keno machines...
UK National Lottery reaches new record of winning tickets in 2016
Camelot, operator of the UK National Lottery, recently announced that it has given away a record number of jackpot tickets this...
Camelot hit with £3m fine over a 2009 fraudulent prize claim
The UK Gambling Commission (GC) has imposed a fine of £3m on Camelot, operator of the National Lottery, after an investigation...
Unibet officially renamed Kindred Group Plc
At a General Meeting in Stockholm earlier today, shareholders approved the proposed change of the name of the holding company from...
Camelot National Lottery accounts hacked
26,500 accounts have been accessed after the UK national lottery provider was hacked. The provider has 9.5million accounts in total...
Cyprus Government reconsidering OPAP monopoly agreement
The National Betting Authority (EAS) has begun its crackdown on some 2,500 unlicensed online betting/gambling services, deemed to be targeting national...
Australia’s Olympic chief joins calls for $50m online lottery
Australia’s Olympic chief, John Coates has joined calls for the government to set up an AU$50m lottery to boost funding for...
Camalot repairs iOS mobile app faults
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has now fixed its Apple iOS app, following nearly a month-long interruption, and has updated its...
New gaming rules revive OPAPs plans for VLTs
Europe’s third largest betting firm, OPAP will revive plans to launch a video lottery terminals (VLTs) business. The Greek Organisation of...
Kambi partners with Novomatic Lottery Solutions
Stockholm Nasdaq-listed gaming technology Group, Kambi has announced a strategic partnership with Novomatic Lottery Solutions (NLS), providing a full-service gaming solution...
Texas Lottery Commission extends contract with IGT
IGT has signed a six-year contract extension with the Texas Lottery Commission to handle supplier services needs. The extension continues...
IGT signs Florida Lottery contract to 2031
IGT has announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions, has signed a deal to provide the Florida Lottery with a wide...
Scientific Games wins Belgian lottery contract
Scientific Games have sealed a one-year contract with Belgian national lottery operator, Loterie Nationale, for the design and manufacture of instant...
Lottoland secures its third online lottery betting licence; launches in Ireland
Lottoland has received its license approval to operate in the Republic of Ireland, its third new licensed territory in the past...
Loto-Québec has extended its deal with OpenBet
OpenBet has announced its partnership with Loto-Québec, a provincial Canadian lottery operator, has been renewed for a further three years. Under the...
UK National Lottery sales hit record £7.5bn
Camelot has revealed annual figures showing the UK National lottery made record sales of £7.6bn for the year ended 31 March...
UK Lotto has a new record jackpot winner
The record UK Lotto prize win has been broken for the second time this year, with one player being entitled to...
Intralot announces revenue rise alongside drop in profits
Supplier Intralot has revealed revenue and EBITDA growth for 2015, although gross profit and earnings before tax are both down. ...
IGT figures down for 2015
IGT has suffered decreases in revenue, adjusted EBITDA and operating income for 2015. The results are complicated by GTech's $6.4bn...
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