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 … Continue reading
Posted: May 22, 2015, 1:45 pm
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 … Continue reading ...
Posted: September 1, 2014, 4:45 pm
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 … Continue reading ...
Posted: June 13, 2014, 6:45 am
iGaming Business – Swedish national state-owned lottery Svenska Spel has become the first operator to offer the latest solution from online gambling player protection software developer Playscan. Customers of Svenska Spel will now have access to Playscan 4.1, a software product that helps to protect players. The latest version includes … Continue reading
Posted: June 3, 2014, 8:45 am
iGaming Business – Turkish regional services sector holding company Net Holding is reported to be preparing a bid for the country’s national lottery (Milli Piyango) in partnership with Hitay Yatirim Holdings and with games solutions firm Scientific Games as an operational services provider. According to the Bloomberg news agency, Net … Continue reading
Posted: May 29, 2014, 6:45 am
iGaming Business – Canadian mobile agency Plastic Mobile has been selected to serve as the ‘vendor of record’ on the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s (OLG) mobile roster. Under the agreement, which will run for three years, Plastic Mobile’s portfolio of gaming and transaction-based mobile applications will link up with … Continue reading
Posted: May 26, 2014, 6:45 pm
Yahoo – Evidence of Jan Stewart’s contribution to the WA community can be found in every corner of the State. From a kindergarten playground in Albany, to the spectacular treetop walk in Kings Park, a Men’s Shed in Gingin and a youth centre in Midland, the Lotterywest chief executive has … Continue reading
Posted: May 21, 2014, 12:45 am
Poker News – New AML regulations were approved in Spain on May 5 to clarify many issues and duties of licensed Spanish gaming and lottery operators. Going forward, gaming and lottery operators will be obliged to verify the player’s identity for any prize or winnings worth €2,500 or more. To … Continue reading
Posted: May 13, 2014, 8:45 am
iGaming Business – Interactive gaming software and services provider GTECH has been awarded a 10-year online gaming, systems, terminals and integration contract to provide end-to-end services for the National Lottery of Belgium (NLB). Under the contract, which is due to begin this month, GTECH will provide the NLB with various … Continue reading
Posted: May 12, 2014, 10:45 am
iGaming Business – Finnish national lottery operator Veikkaus has announced the launch of a new daily geolottery game. Created and licensed by Swedish lottery supplier Genera Networks, the game is officially known as Nabor, but has been given the local name of Naapurit (The Neighbours) for Veikkaus. Finnish players can … Continue reading
Posted: May 12, 2014, 8:45 am
iGaming Business – Gaming solutions provider Scientific Games has signed an amendment to its deal with the Loteria Nacional de Beneficencia (National Lottery of Panama) in order to provide the country with its first online lottery game. ‘Pega 3’, a standard pick three game, is scheduled to launch in the … Continue reading
Posted: May 8, 2014, 10:45 pm
Gaming Intelligence – Survey results released this week by the UK Gambling Commission reveal a small rise in gambling participation levels, with 56 per cent of respondents having participated in at least one form of gambling in the previous four weeks, up from 55 per cent of respondents in March … Continue reading
Posted: May 8, 2014, 8:45 am
Liberty Voice – Millions of Americans play the Lottery every day. However, could the hope of winning big jackpots be an even bigger addiction than players realize? Are Lottery players less likely to develop a serious gambling habit compared to slot machines or other forms of casino or sports betting? … Continue reading
Posted: May 3, 2014, 4:45 pm
iGaming Business – Greek-owned gaming and lottery operator Intralot has signed an amendment to its contract with the Ohio Lottery in order to provide interactive terminals and games to the state lottery. Intralot will supply its Multi-Purpose Next Generation (MPNG) self-service Lottery machines, which will be linked to the EZPLAY … Continue reading
Posted: May 1, 2014, 12:45 pm
CDG Gaming Reports – State senators voted Friday to outlaw the sale of lottery tickets through a Website or at gas-pump terminals, stripping the Minnesota Lottery of high-tech games they already offer. By a voice vote, senators embraced the ban as an amendment to a separate gambling regulation bill, which … Continue reading
Posted: April 29, 2014, 8:45 pm