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BREAKING NEWS

Friday June 22, 2018 (Updated 16:30 AEST)
  • West Virginia Lottery Commission Sets Sports Betting Rules.
  • Arcade Operators File Lawsuits to Challenge Gambling Law.
  • McCann NY and NY Lotto's New Campaign Reveals What Love and Spy Missions Have in Common.
  • Swedish Gambling Regulator Lotteriinspektionen Announce Forms to Apply for Gaming Licenses Will be Available from July 10th.
  • Malta's Gaming Sector is Worth 10% of the Country's GDP, with Over 280 Gaming Companies with 558 Assigned Licenses.
  • The Missouri Lottery Has a Vacancy for a Communications Manager.
  • Scots TV host Kirsty Gallacher Kicks-Off William Hill Career by Hosting England's World Cup Clash with Tunisia.
  • Global Lottery Monitoring System Concludes Agreement with Norwegian Gaming Authority.

PRESS RELEASES

  • AGTech Enters Strategic Cooperation with Jiangsu Province Sports Lottery Administration Centre.
  • International Game Technology PLC Announce Successful Pricing Of €500 Million Senior Secured Notes.
  • Net Gaming Approved for Listing on Nasdaq First North Premier.
  • Betway Extends Sponsorship Reach Into Spain with C.D. Leganés Deal.
  • Patagonia Entertainment Goes Virtual with Kiron Interactive Content.

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Friday June 22, 2018
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Lottery Veteran to Lead the Colorado Lottery.
Georgia Lottery Corp. Celebrates 25th Anniversary.
Arizona Lottery Welcomes Back Player-Favourite WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET™ Scratchers®.
La Lotería de Río Negro Has Begun the Process of Implementing Its Electronic Document Management System.
International Companies Now Allow Betting On Hong Kong Lottery from Overseas.
Settlements Reached for Pair Presenting False Claims to Kansas Lottery.
Online Soccer Lotteries Banned in China Amid a World Cup Craze.
ALEA and UPAP Sign Agreement for Technique in Management of Games of Chance.
Polish Police Shut Down Illegal Gambling Halls.
Norway Submits Its Gambling Regulation Updates to European Commission.
Gambling and Racing Commission Chief Executive Re-Appointed.
32Red to Pay £2m Penalty Package for Failing to Protect a Consumer.
Rhode Island Sports Betting Bill Passes Senate, Awaits Governor's Signature.
Iowa Lottery's Board of Directors Discus Sports Betting after Court Ruling.
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Issues First Monthly Fantasy Sports Contests Revenue Report.
AGS Acquires iGaming Aggregator and Content Provider Gameiom Technologies.
Grover Gaming Completes Significant Acquisitions.
Crypto Millions Lotto Proudly Announces Two Crypto Heavyweights Have Joined Their Advisory Board.
Legislators from 20 Gaming States to Examine Rollout of Sports Betting, Other Critical Issues at NCLGS Summer Meeting.
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary with the South Dakota Commission on Gaming.
Full Steam Ahead for Fortunium!
Twelve40 Rolls Out Take5Live with Islands Lotto.

Thursday June 21, 2018
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Kerala Lotteries Posts 22% Growth in 2017-18, Profit Grows Marginally.
New Director of the Norwegian Lottery (Norsk Tipping) and Foundation Supervisory Authority Appointed.
New Director General Appointed to la Lotería Nacional para la Asistencia Pública.
IGT Issued US Patent for Gaming System and Method Providing a Keno Game Including an Object Removal Feature That May Trigger a Secondary Award.
IGT Issued US Patent for Multi-Player Bingo Game with Progressive Jackpots.
NCEL Looks to Appoint a Minority Business Outreach Coordinator.
The Virginia Lottery Has a Vacancy for an Area Manager.
Minister of Culture Receives Report on Norsk Tipping and Norsk Rikstoto.
Sweden to Analyse the Effects of iGaming Liberalisation.
Gambling Commission Backs National Licensing Week.
Dutch Gaming Authority to Revisit Game Companies' Illegal Loot Boxes.
Three Out of Ten Brazilians to Participate in Private Betting Groups in the World Cup.
Football Association Opposes Bill to Exclude it from Betting Gains.
Kansspelautoriteit CEO: 'Slot Machine Sector Must Innovate'.
Opinions Diverge on 'Casino' Claims in Hainan.
Japan's Lower House Passes Bill Allowing Casinos to Open.
AGTech's Lottery Terminal Wins Another Hardware Bid in Henan Province.
Win Systems Will Present Its Latest Innovation at PGS.
Microgaming Bringing the thunder: Introducing Stormcraft Studios.
CashBet Raises $38 Million for World's First Complete Crypto-Ready Mobile iGaming Platform.

Wednesday June 20, 2018
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The Government is Considering Reducing the Expected Payout Increase in Federal Lottery Prizes.
World Cup Craze Lights-Up China's Lottery Sector.
New BCLC Chair Says Major Changes Won't be Coming for Kamloops Jobs.
Police Join with Banks, AMLO to Stem Tide Of World Cup Online Gambling.
Swedish Gambling Watchdog Receives a Larger Budget Ahead of New Regulations.
Di Maio Declares War on Gambling in Italy: "To Ban Any Advertising of Games".
National Gaming Commission's Award for Sports Betting Concession Overruled.
Kentucky Lawmakers Establish Panel to Write Sports Betting Bill.
Vietnam Operators Say NO to World Cup Betting.
LHMC Finco S.À RL Launch an Offer to Acquire Cirsa Gaming Corporation.
Casino Workers Gaming Ban Would Require High-Tech ID Systems - Gaming Expert.
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Reports Slight Increase in Tables Games Revenue in May.
Increase in Mobile Betting Drives Growth in Online Wagering.
Greentube Enters Italy with GVC.
Pragmatic Play Pens Rank Group Partnership.
International Game Technology PLC Announce Tender Offer.
The Stars Group Announce Proposed Public Offering of Common Shares.
Independents Embrace Novomatic UK's iPub2 Opportunity.
Playtech BGT Sports Adds a Further 250 Widescreen Terminals to Betfred Deal.
2018 APLA Regional Conference 8 - 12 October 2018 - Registration OPEN!

Tuesday June 19, 2018
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IGT Introduces Students to High-Tech at the University of the West Indies.
Another Player Wants to Keep His Big Lottery Win A Secret.
Legislature Committee Limits Electronic Pull Tab Machines to Ten.
Norwegian Lottery Announces Its Partnership With Novomatic.
Charitable Gaming Push Coming from All Sides.
Governor Signed Into Law Bill to Increase Bet Limit on "Games of Change" to Benefit Charities.
Camelot Seeks to Raise Illinois Lottery Sales by $1.2 Billion by End of 10-Year Contract.
Bally Gaming Issued US Patent for Instant Lottery Scratch Ticket On-Demand Printing.
US Patent Filed for Electronic Instant Tickets for Instant Ticket Vending Machines.
Better Business Bureau Releases Study on Sweepstakes, Lottery and Prize Scams.
Gaming Authority Welcomes Expansion of The Public Administration Probity Screening Act.
Gaming Companies Hail New Law Allowing Single Licence.
Head of Anti-Money Laundering and the Combating of Financing of Terrorism Unit Appointed.
Fantasy Sports to Have 100 Million Users in India by 2019.
Vietnam Moves To Allow Sports Betting as World Cup Kicks-Off.
Government Admits it is Yet to Set a Date for FOBTs Stakes Cut.
Japan is on the Brink of Passing a Law That Could Create the World's Second Biggest Casino Market after Macau.
Betsoft Gaming Earns Further Recognition at Malta iGaming Excellence Awards 2018.
CryptoMillionsLotto Announces Its Upcoming ICO Pre-Sale.
NOVOMATIC Premieres From Dusk Till Dawn™ in Mexico with PlayCity.
Technology and Innovation the Focus at Australasian Gaming Expo 2018.

Monday June 18, 2018
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Rhode Island Bill Calls for the State Lottery to Regulate Sports Betting; But Says 'No' To Integrity Fee.
Lottery Develops Cell Phone App to Target Younger Crowd.
FY 2017-2018 - Loto-Québec Report Increased Revenues for a Third Year.
Lottery Has a Vacancy for a Technical Analyst I.
RFP Issued for Online Play System, Player Loyalty Program and Related Services.
Lottery Opens Warehousing and Distribution RFP.
Betting, Lottery and Gaming Firms Hit With Steep Penalties.
Bill to Create Responsible Gaming Task Force Gaining Steam in Albany as States Begin to Embrace Sports Betting.
Norway Finalizes Its List of the Banned Websites.
ECOGRA Enhances Self-Regulation Player Protection Measures.
BBIN Has Officially Become the Regional Partner with Borussia Dortmund in Greater China.
New York and Massachusetts Unlikely to Pass Sports Gambling Bills This Year.
Legalized Online Sports Gambling Poised to See Explosive Growth, Presenting an Opportunity for Identity Industry.
Crownbet To Be Rebranded Sportingbet.
NetEnt First to Go-Live with PokerStars Casino in Portugal.
MRG Completes the Acquisition of 11.lv and Expands to the Baltics.
ProSmart Partners with Sportradar - the World's Leading Sports Data Provider.
ComeOn Launch Guest play on ComeOn.com in Sweden.
Clarion Confirm Sandton Convention Centre Home for ICE Africa.

Vol. 83 No. 12
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IGT Powering Retail Sports Betting at MGM Resorts International's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa as Legalized Sports Betting Opens in New Jersey.
California Lottery Updated App Lets You Check-A-Ticket Using Your Cell Phone to See If You've Won!
Kansas Lottery to Launch In-Lane Supermarket Sales through Abacus Solution.
Minnesota Lottery Shows Off State with First Playbook Mini™.
It's a Record-Breaking Spring for the Arkansas Lottery.
Camelot Succeeds in Returning the National Lottery to Growth and Raising More Money for Good Causes.
Red Ribbon Cash' Grants Announced; Illinois Lottery Launches New Ticket.
IGT Indiana Donates Fifth Computer Lab.
Pennsylvania Lottery Launches Affiliate Marketing Program to Promote PA iLottery Enrolment.
World Cup: Dutch Gaming Authority to Come Down Hard on Gambling Providers that Allow Participation by Minors.
GLMS Further Expands Its Membership with the Addition of Stoloto in Russia.

Vol. 83 No. 11
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Hoosier Lottery Release THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Scratch-off.
PA Lottery Introduces PA iLottery Interactive Online Games.
Skilrock Makes Its Presence Felt in Latin American Gaming Industry.
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Release Draft Event Wagering Technical Standard for Industry-Wide Comment.
CIBELAE to Hold Second Meeting of the 2018 Board of Directors in Salvador.
Presidents of ALEA and LOTBA SE Meet with the General Secretary of WLA to Discuss Organizational Aspects for the 2018 World Lottery Congress.
Kansas Lottery Says "Farewell" to Kansas Hold'Em with June Promotion.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board To Begin Accepting Petitions From Casinos For Sports Wagering.
DraftKings Launches Daily Fantasy Sports Product in Australia.
AGTech's New Lottery Terminal Wins Hardware Bids in Three Provinces.
AGTech Partners with Jilin Provincial Sports Lottery Center to Launch Marketing Campaign During the 2018 World Cup.
Australasian Gaming Expo 2018 Announces New and Improved Program.

Vol. 83 No. 10
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South Dakota Lottery Launches Mobile App.
Loto--Québec's 10X and 20X L'argent Instant Ticket Family Multiplies Sales Success.
"OPAP Forward": 21 SMEs in the Second Phase of the Program.
Novomatic Lottery Solutions Chosen to Supply New Innovative Games to Norsk Tipping.
adesso helps LOTTO Thüringen to Launch a New Central Lottery System.
Holiday Cash Add-A-Play Ticket Holders to be Refunded for Purchase Price.
Global Lottery Monitoring System and the Lithuanian Gaming Control Authority Conclude Agreement.
On the occasion of the Football World Cup, the ARJEL Launches a Prevention Campaign on Social Networks "Betting Must Remain A Game".
EquiLottery CEO to Premiere Vision for Live Sports Lottery Games at GiGse.
Australasian Gaming Expo 2018 Announces New and Improved Program.
GLMS Welcomes the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Regarding Sports Betting and Recalls the Importance of Measures Against Manipulations of Sport Competitions and Illegal Betting.

Vol. 83 No. 9
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IGT Signs Long-Term Contract with Norsk Tipping to Provide New Online Bingo Solution.
New York Traditional Lottery & Video Lottery Gaming Set New Record with $9.97 Billion in Sales/Net Win For Fiscal Year 2017-18.
Lotto Bayern - The Reliable Partner of a World-Class WTA Tournament.
Nederlandse Loterij Implements iDIN.
Codere Appoints Moshe Edree as Chief Operating Officer Leading the Digital Division.
ALEA: 68th Ordinary Assembly -- Reincorporation of the City and Province of Buenos Aires.
Delaware Planning to Launch Sports Betting Through State Lottery in June.
NASPL Release on Supreme Court Ruling on Sports Betting (PASPA).
Government Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures Published.
American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) Reaffirms ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®), Making it the Most Highly Accredited Lab in the World.
China Lotsynergy Wins Bids in Two Provinces in China.
Churchill Downs Incorporated Announces Entry Into Real Money Online Gaming and Sports Betting Markets.
Codeta Launch Revolutionary Skill Score Feature.
Maltco Lotteries Supports and Participates in ISACA Cybersecurity Conference.
Playtech Receives Italian Gaming Regulator Approval for Snaitech Deal.
Global Gaming Names Lars Kollind as Head of B2B.

Vol. 83 No. 8
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NJ Lottery Announces New Drawing Host: Lauren Berman.
Skilrock to Showcase the Latest Features of Its Unified Gaming Platform at Juegos Miami, Florida.
CAIXA Launches the Newest Lottery in Brazil: Lucky Day.
Oregon Lottery Finishes Up First Round of Responsible Gambling Training for Retailers.
Iowa Man Wins $4.38 Million Lottery with a Free Ticket.
Hoosier Lottery Launch Lucky Seven.
Lottery Focuses on Livestreaming Midday Drawings Online: Stops Midday Drawings Television Broadcast.
ESEN eSports Bring Sportradar on Board for Data, Streaming and Integrity.
Aristocrat Replaces Competitor System Product at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Announces Receipt of Additional Fantasy Sports Contests Operator Applications.
EquiLottery Unveils 'Win Place Show: An EquiLottery Game' Rebrand.
GLMS and the TIU Join Their Forces to Keep Tennis Free of Manipulations.
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Offers Proven Sports Betting Testing & Consultancy Services.

Vol. 83 No. 7
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IGT Rhode Island Employees Raise Nearly $60,000 for United Way of Rhode Island.
April KY Lottery Sales Break Records.
It's a Record-Breaking April for Arkansas Lottery.
WyoLotto in search of May 5 $2 Million Powerball Winner and May 3 Cowboy Draw Jackpot Winner.
La Lotería de Río Negro Does Its Bit for Health and Education in April.
Lotto24 Makes An Exceptionally Good Start To The Fiscal Year 2018.
New Gaming Act Approved by Maltese Parliament.
GLMS and eSports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) Join Forces to Safeguard the Integrity of eSports.
The Remote Gambling Association Has Published Guidance to Help Licensed Gambling Operators to Comply with Their Obligations Under the GDPR.
Betsoft Gaming Signs Strategic Content Partnership with CasinoPop.
Spark Team Up with Sportradar to Boost Innovation in Sports Data.
National Lottery Authority to Create 10,000 Jobs.

Vol. 83 No. 6
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Tennessee Lottery President Named Chair of the World Lottery Association's Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.
Arizona Lottery Hosts Exclusive, Month-Long Million Dollar Giveaway.
PA Lottery Scratch-Offs Winners Claim Over $173 Million in April.
New May Games Hit the Jackpot.
SAZKA Group Becomes A Strategic Partner Holding a Controlling Stake in Supersport.
EquiLottery to Highlight Emerging "Live Sports Lottery" Category at Top Gaming Conferences.
Pennsylvania Lottery Launches Keno.
Svenska Spel 1Q Characterized by Continued High Mobile Growth.
Svenska Spel's Retiring CEO Expresses Confidence in the Future at Annual General Meeting.
Quickspin Introduces All-New Slot Tournaments.
$456.7 Million Jackpot-Winning Powerball Ticket Claimed in Pennsylvania.
Instant Scratch-Its Adds Finishing Touch to Any Mother's Day Gift with Dazzling New Range.
Discover Deep, New Riches in Reels of Wealth.
SIS Extends Jebel Ali Agreement.

Vol. 83 No. 5
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West Virginia Lottery Upgrades Underway with IGT.
Michael Kogeler Appointed Group Chief Operating Officer at INTRALOT.
Nederlandse loterij in Motion Award Rewards Initiatives that Contribute to a Happier and Healthier Netherlands.
Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich Announces He Intends To Retire Late This Year Or In Early 2019.
Pollard Banknote Revs Up Its Licensed Portfolio with the Legendary Chevrolet® Silverado®.
Iowa Lottery Wins International Gaming-Compliance Award For Work In Investigation.
MAGNUM's New Game Offers Winners RM1,000 a Day for 20 Years.
NANA's Position on Lottoland's Offer to Newsagents.
Attitudes to Gambling - Latest Victorian Data.
Betsson Appoints Former Svenska Spel Executive Chief Strategy Officer and Responsible for the Swedish Market.
Net Gaming Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Assets in the DACH Region.
Malta Gaming Authority Appoints New Chief Executive Officer.
Lahcene Merzoug Appointed President of Cherry Subsidiary ComeOn.
Inspired Announces Content Deal with Novomatic.
Stride Enhances Aspers Casino Online Offering with Greentube Content.

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