30th June 2021

KY Lottery announces record $1.45bn sales in FY21 to date

The Kentucky Lottery has revealed that it generated $1.45bn in sales in its fiscal year 2021 to date, between July 2020 and May 2021. With…

17th February 2021

NeoPollard ilottery clients generate $2bn in sales for FY20

Online lottery solution provider NeoPollard Interactive (NPi) has announced that its US operator partners including the Michigan, Virginia, New Hampshire and North Carolina Education Lotteries,…

12th January 2021

Jackpocket goes live in New York

US lottery courier app Jackpocket is now live for players in New York State, with popular games such as Powerball, Mega Millions, New York Lotto…

30th October 2020

HeadsUp and LOTIX to launch US sportsbook and lottery operations

Media and gaming operator HeadsUp Entertainment has agreed a joint venture with gaming and payment supplier Lotix, to pursue lottery and betting opportunities in the…

24th September 2020

Quick off the blocks

Virginia wasted no time getting a full iLottery program up and running after getting the green light from legislators. So far the results have been…

16th September 2020

Loto Québec 2019-20 revenue down but remains above target

Loto Québec’s revenue for the year ended 31 March dipped by 3.1% to CAD$2.74bn (US$2.08bn) and profit declined to $1.35bn, but the operator said both…

13th August 2020

Lotteries: Progress after the pandemic?

Many state lotteries have seen their revenues dry up thanks to lockdowns that have impacted retail sales. Joanne Christie considers whether or not this might prompt more…

3rd August 2020

Kentucky lottery revenue grows to $1.20bn in 2019-20

The Kentucky Lottery Corporation took in record revenue of $1.20bn in its 2020 fiscal year ended 30 June 2020, a 6.2% year-on-year rise. Online lottery…

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28th July 2020

MA amendments double betting tax and add ilottery component

The Massachusetts legislature has amended sports wagering bill put forward last week, adding provisions to legalize online lotteries, but doubling the tax rate for online…

16th July 2020

Online shift helps GA Lottery grow charitable contribution in FY2020

The Georgia Lottery Corp. announced today that fiscal year 2020 profits transferred a record $1,.24bn (£983.9m/€1.08bn) to the State Treasury’s Lottery for Education Account. Despite…

13th July 2020

The evolution of the instant win market

Rhydian Fisher, CEO of IWG, highlights the importance of online instant win games to North American lotteries following the outbreak of novel coronavirus (Covid-19),  and…

18th December 2019

Scientific Games extends igaming deal with Pennsylvania Lottery

Scientific Games has secured a seven-year extension to its iLottery online and mobile games deal with the Pennsylvania Lottery. Under the deal, which was agreed…

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