Category: Lotteries & Bingo

Nigerian Congress May Revoke 18 Gaming Licenses

At least 18 lottery operators have caught the ire of the Nigerian congress for failing to meet their financial obligations to the government. The Daily Post reported that a frustrated Rep. Suleiman Hussaini Kangiwa, chair of the House committee on governmental affairs, is done waiting for these lottery operators to pay their tax duties and…

A Closer Look inside ‘El Gordo’ –The Largest Lottery in the World

The lottery as a game has changed drastically since the early days when it was used as a mechanism by the authorities to raise money for education, health care or infrastructure needs. Nowadays, people are willing to pay lottery fees for much more selfish reasons – instead of contributing to a common cause, their money…

Tips for the Ultimate in Bingo Success

Bingo is one of the most popular online games owing to its simple rules, fast paced action, the sense of community, and the chance to win fantastic prizes. While bingo is a game of chance which most associate with playing live in bingo halls, the sense of community has been recreated in this modern era…

How 90 Ball Bingo Began

The earliest record of Bingo in history is in Italy in the mid 1500’s. Bingo as we know it today is a direct descendant of Lo Giuoco del Lotto d’Italia, which is the Italian national lottery. By the late 1770’s the game had begun to spread across Europe. It first captured the interest of the…

Can Live Bingo Learn From its Online Counterpart?

The game could be almost up for traditional bingo halls. It would seem that whereas more people than ever are playing the game online, fewer folk than before are playing the game in halls and community centres. And this trend shows no signs of being reversed anytime soon. Although the rise of online bingo has…

UK’s Lottery Will be Probed

The UK National Lottery will be evaluated by its provider, Camelot, due to low sales. As the UK National Lottery has faced an 8.8 percent drop, its provider, Camelot, has announced it will review the strategy and current structure of the popular game. According to the iGaming Business, the major concern of the gaming company…

Bigger Lotteries Online

There are a ton of different types of online Lottery opportunities that you can take advantage of, and have a chance to win money. There are some small opportunities, and then there are some bigger lotteries online. Places like playhugelottos are great resources to find these lotto opportunities. We are going to look into a…

Learn How To Play International Lotteries

Back in the days before the World Wide Web, people faced a lot of obstacles when they tried to play lotteries at various locations. They had to hire citizens of those particular countries which would purchase their tickets and later, cheat them out of their winnings. With the invention of the Internet, all this changed…

Lottoland Launch World Millions: New Lottery Game with Big-Money Weekly Jackpot

Lottery games are extremely popular, being played the world over. However, for many, they can be quite inconvenient, due to requiring the purchase of physical tickets. They can also be fairly restrictive, being inaccessible to eager players outside of the country the draw is taking place. Lottoland, a lotto betting company based in the UK,…

Atlantic Lottery Sued over “Deceptive Practices”

Two video lottery terminal (VLT) users have cleared a hurdle in their legal fight against Canada’s Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) over practices that they claimed are deceptive, dangerous and illegal. The legal battle dates back to 20017, when lead plaintiff Douglas Babstock and Fred Small filed a lawsuit accusing ALC of designing its VLT line…

How To Pick A Reputable Online Bingo Site

Any player’s worst experience would be getting ripped off from a questionable online  bingo site and there are a couple of them online. These sites would go to great extents to ensure that they appear legit and may have several sites they operate from. This may only increase their chances with unsuspecting players. Luckily there…

Lottery in America

Lottery is a game in which a participant pays a small amount of money which gives him/her an opportunity to get an ultimate prize. The amount raised by different participants is used to award the ultimate winner, to cater for the administrative expenses and the remaining amount of money is the profit that the organizer…

The Classic Game of Online Bingo

Whether you browse through the internet or just flip through the pages of a fashion magazine, one advertisement that keeps popping up is to play bingo online. Bingo is a game which is all about money at times. People play it to earn more, but the truth is they sometimes spend more than they win…

Real Money Online Bingo

As you take a look around the web you are going to find hundreds upon hundreds of different online bingo sites all vying for your custom. Many established land based bingo halls and bingo clubs now own and operate their own online bingo sites where you can log on at any time of the night…

Norwegian Lottery Deal with Scientific Games

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Gaming solutions provider Scientific Games has struck a deal to provide instant games and related marketing services to Norsk Tipping, the National Lottery of Norway. The three-year deal began in January of this year and will run until 2017, with the option for Norsk Tipping to extend for an additional term. Scientific Games has been…

Big Changes Ahead for UK National Lottery

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UK National Lottery operator Camelot has unveiled a number of major changes to its Lotto game. From October of this year, the game will feature an additional 10 balls, with players having to select six balls from a total of 59. Camelot said Lotto will also offer larger rolling jackpots, with average jackpots expected to…

Scientific Games Extends Contract with Dutch National Lottery

Gaming solutions provider Scientific Games has extended its contract with Dutch national lottery De Lotto for an additional four years. Under the deal, which came into effect on April 1, Scientific Games will continue to provide De Lotto with instant games and a Cooperative Services Program (CSP). The CSP section of the agreement includes instant…

Lottery May be Key to U.S. Regulated Online Gambling

The Sheldon Adelson-inspired Restoration of America’s Wire Act, introduced in the House of Representatives by Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), would deal a severe blow to the fight for online poker regulation in the US if it were to be enacted. Just how severe depends largely upon the final language itself, as there are expected to be…

West Virginia lottery could add online gaming options

Charleston Daily Mail – To help combat out-of-state competition, the West Virginia Lottery is considering introducing online gaming options, including smartphone applications that would allow players to purchase Powerball and Mega Millions tickets on their phone. Lottery director John Musgrave told members of the state Lottery Commission Tuesday that officials met with state casino executives…

Turkcell pulls out of Turkish national lottery tender

iGaming Business – Turkish mobile phone operator Turkcell has announced it will not participate in a tender for the country’s national lottery despite having reportedly considered a joint proposal with gaming and lottery operator Intralot. Turkcell’s majority-owned subsidiary Inteltek and fully-owned subsidiary Talih Kuşu had made a prequalification application for the tender, in partnership with…