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Updated at 15:00 (AEDT) Monday December 11, 2017
  • There Are More Than 12,000 Pachinko Parlours in Japan.
  • PhilWeb Can't Fully Operate All Pagcor Stations Yet.
  • Complaint to be Filed Over Bt30 Million Lottery Payout.
  • Walk with the Gods in Betsoft's LEGEND OF THE NILE.
  • mybet Holding SE and UMT United Mobility Technology AG sign Letter of Intent to Develop a New Payment and Customer Loyalty Programme.
Updated at 15:00 (AEDT) Sunday December 10, 2017
  • Proposed Introduction of a 10% Tax on Lottery Winnings Delayed Until Early Next Year.
  • New Rules Will Bring Gambling in Line with Lotto and Lotteries.
  • Government MPs Will Get a Free Vote on Casino Bill.
  • Scratch Tickets a Big Win for Pollard Banknote.
  • IGT Give Computer Technology Students at the Holy Trinity High School a Taste of an Early Christmas.
  • 3rd Quarter 2017 Sales Data Available via the NASPL Matrix!
  • White Paper: Redefining Electronic Draw Security.
  • Kentucky Lottery Sales Remain Positive.
  • NYX Gaming Group and Scientific Games Announce Sky Betting & Gaming Will Support Proposed Acquisition of NYX.
  • Gambling Activity in Australia: (HILDA) Survey.
  • November U.S. Handle Up 6.39% Due to New Tax Rules.
  • Gaming Commission Looks to Get on the Front Foot with Sports Betting.
  • New Jersey Bill Would Allow Internet Gambling at Horse Racing Tracks.
  • Mr Green is Socially Responsible Bookmaker of the Year.
  • iSoftBet Launch New Game Exclusively with LeoVegas.
  • ATG Sign Conditional Acquisition Agreement with Ecosys A/S.
  • Reflex Celebrate a 'Eureka Moment' Following Exclusive Deal with William Hill.

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Monday December 11, 2017
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Massachusetts Lottery Profits Will Likely Dip Below the Magic $1 Billion Mark in the Near Future: State Treasurer.
The Kansas Lottery Has a Vacancy for A Information Security Auditor/Manager.
CEO Departs UK Gambling Commission for New Role at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Lawmakers Look to Clarify Playing Fantasy Sports is Not Gambling.
Juncker's 'Political' Commission Leaves Gambling Reforms to the Courts.
Closure of Proceedings: EU Commission Acts Short-Sighted.
Concerns About Public Order and Consumer Protection Are Best Dealt with by Controls and Regulation at the Level of the Member State.
High Rollers Face New Scrutiny at British Columbia Casinos.
Ladbrokes' Illegal Advertising Appeal Gets Dismissed by NSW District Court.
Act XXVIII of 2017 - Amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Release September 2017 Index.
GVC in Talks to Buy Ladbrokes Coral for Up to $5.2 Billion.
OPAP says 1,000 Self-Service Betting Terminals Up and Running.
PhilWeb Gets PAGCOR Clearance to Operate.
Moody's Assigns A1 to West Virginia EDA's $142M Lottery Ref. Rev. Bonds, Ser. 2017.
Japan's Konami Seen Beating Profit Estimate for Full Year.
Microgaming's Jolly Game Additions This December.
LycaLotto Migrates to Winners Group Platform.
Yggdrasil Set to Make First Move Into Bingo.
Spinola Delivers Fast Track Opportunity to Cash in on Lottery Boom.
Paddy Power Betfair Joins the All-in Diversity Project as a Founding Member and Participant.

Friday December 8, 2017
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Gov. Nathan Deal Today Nominated Gretchen Corbin to Serve as President and CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corp.
Maryland Lottery Director to Lead Mega Millions Consortium.
Replacement for the Head of Lotto Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Delayed by Appeal.
Wyoming Lottery Defends Expenses, Points to Reduced Marketing Costs.
Incentive FM Secures Consultancy Project Deal with National Lottery.
Record Level of Funds Raised for Good Causes by Society Lotteries.
LOT.TO Extends Its Partnership with the Nigerian Lottery.
Bill Legalizing Fantasy Sports Passed in Ohio.
New NT Legislation Doesn't Restrict Lottoland from Offering Australian Players Betting Options on International Lottery Games.
Portuguese Online Gambling Law Fails to Reduce Unregulated Market.
Winner of the Dutch Gaming Authority Thesis Award 2017 is Chosen.
Mexico Slips to Third Place in Latin America, Amid Calls for Regulation Reform.
SisalPay Launch New Ad Campaign: "Less Time to Pay, More Time for Your Life".
Extreme Left-Wing Lobby Group Launch Anti-Poker Machine Campaign.
Gaming Commission Adopts Stricter Poker Machine Code to Tackle Problem Gambling.
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Receives a Windfall from Its Casinos.
OPAP and INTRALOT Extend Their Partnership for the Numerical Lottery Products and Services.
NSoft Release Virtual Games to Efbet Romania.
SoftSwiss-Yggdrasil Partnership Takes Root.
Slotland's Glittering New Ice Crystals Slot has 'Trailing Wilds' & Higher Paying 'Premium' Symbols.
Experience Lush Bamboo Forests with Panda's Fortune.
The game Has Arrived and the Legend Lives on: Microgaming's Highlander™ Online Slot is Live Today.

Thursday December 7, 2017
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Lotteries Join Campaign Urging Adults to Give Responsibly this Holiday Season.
Unique Lottery Center Opened in Russia.
New Hoosier Lottery Adult Coloring Scratch-Off Ticket.
NC Education Lottery Weighs 'Online Instant' Games.
La Française Des Jeux to Offer Innovative Western Union Digital Money Transfer Services Across 31,000 Points of Sale in France.
PA Lottery Scratch-Offs Winners Claim Over $158 Million in November.
The Malta Gaming Authority Issues Call for Interested Parties to Register Interest and Provide Details on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and/or Cryptocurrency Projects.
Lotto Baden-Württemberg Signs WIN-Charter of the Country: Clear Commitment to Sustainability.
New Proposal to Regulate Gaming in Japan.
BC Lottery Given More Authority to Oversee Casinos.
High Court Rules Poker is Gambling and Cannot be Permitted.
Hong Kong and Mainland Police Bust Gambling Syndicate.
Police Chief and Governor Face Removal Over Inaction on Gambling.
Broadway Gaming to Pay £100,000 Penalty Package for Misleading Advertising.
Italian Gambling Advertising Rules Will Remain Unchanged.
Scientific Games File US Patent Application for Method and System for Validating a Lottery Ticket Using an Encrypted Registration Code.
Scientific Games File US Patent Application for Method and System for Linking Web-Based Secondary Features to a Lottery Ticket Validation File by an Encrypted Registration Code.
Winner of Saipan's Sole Bingo License to be Announced Wednesday.
Quickspin Launch Achievements Races.
Danske Spil Sign Up for Sporting Solutions Ground-Breaking Risk Management Services Product.
Yggdrasil Extends Denmark Reach with Danske Spil - GVC Deal.
Tom Horn Signs Everymatrix Deal.
SoftSwiss Now Offering Malta Licensed White Label Solutions.
NSoft Release New Games to Superbet Poland.

Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Change of Leadership at the State Toto-Lotto GmbH Baden-Württemberg.
15 Years of Declining Productivity at Loto-Québec.
Atlantic Lottery Needs Regular Auditing, Says P.E.I. Legislature Committee.
Gambling Commission Appoints James Mackay as Executive Director to Lead the Competition for the Next National Lottery Licence.
The Florida Lottery's New PAC-MAN® Scratch-Off Puts Your Favourite Arcade Game in the Palm of Your Hands.
Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's December's New Scratch-Off Games Include a Million-Dollar Top Prize.
The Arizona Lottery Has Issued an RFI for Lottery In-Lane Sales Program.
The Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group has a Vacancy for a General Counsel.
Casino Operators Announce Funding Guarantee for GambleAware.
Australian Gambling Expenditure Hit an All-Time High at $24 Billion in the Last Year.
Bitcoin Hits Record High of $US11,800.
UK Government Plans Bitcoin Crackdown.
Chinese Police Seize 71 Suspects in Online Gambling Raid.
Reaction From Today's Supreme Court Oral Arguments on Christie v. NCAA.
B.C. Attorney-General Moves to Curb Casino Money Laundering.
Lootboxing Controversy Reaches German Politics.
Facebook Hosts Range of Illegal Private Lotteries.
Global Market Advisors Projects Up to $138 Billion in Wagers with PASPA Overturned.
Court Suggests It May Side with State in Sports Betting Case.
Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Up $2 Million in November.
State's Online Gaming Revenues Continue to Grow; Up 26.7 Percent Over Last Year.
Bede Gaming Enters South Africa with Exclusive Sun International Deal.
The Stars Group Completes Divestiture of Legacy Non-Core Gaming Investments.

Tuesday December 5, 2017
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New Head of Toto-Lotto GmbH Baden-Württemberg Named.
Nederlandse Loterij Provides Commitment to Gaming Authority on Preventing Participation of Minors in gambling.
Tax Authority's One Million Euros Lottery Boosts Card Use in Greece.
Illegal Vendors Are Selling Gibraltarian Lottery Tickets Across the Border.
Lottery Operators Unveil A Dynamic New Lotto Brand - Toti Prima.
$142m Unclaimed in Lottery, Betting Wins Over Last 3 Years.
IGT File US Patent Application for Electronic Wagering System Employing Machine-Readable Optical Codes.
INTRALOT File US Patent Application for Methods and Systems for Conducting Lottery Games with Portable Devices Enabled for Near Field Communication (NFC).
City of Frankfurt Plans to Introduce a Betting Tax to Combat Addiction.
Crown Hit with Class Action over China.
What Effect Would a Cashless Economy Have on Existing Gambling and Gaming?
Manifestly Inadequate Fines for Lottery Scammers.
How Gambling Regulation Across Europe is on The Increase.
Spanish Gaming Sector Consolidates Its Recovery After the GFC.
eSports Becoming Global Sensation.
Bookmakers Lobby for Better Deal as States' Embrace Online 'Point-of-Consumption' Gambling Tax.
New High-Speed Internet Submarine Cable Propels Online Gambling in Cambodia's Casinos.
Retail Merchants Association Claim Mobile and Online Gaming Will Negatively Impact Brick-And-Mortar Retailers Across the State.
IGT-led Joint Venture, Lotterie Nazionali, Accepts Nine-Year Extension for the Italian Scratch & Win Concession.
First INTRALOT Hackathon Adds A New Dimension to the Group's Culture Of Innovation.
ReelNRG Awarded UK Licence by the UK Gambling Commission.
Authentic Kicks-Off Christmas with Cabaret Performances.

Vol. 81 No. 11
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Governor Nominates Gretchen Corbin to Serve as President and CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corp.
Kansas Lottery Introduces New $10 Play Sampler with Flash Sale.
IGT- led Joint Venture, Lotterie Nazionali, Accepts Nine-Year Extension for the Italian Scratch & Win Concession.
OPAP and INTRALOT Extend Their Partnership for the Numerical Lottery Products and Services.
Change of Leadership at the State Toto-Lotto GmbH Baden-Württemberg Company.
Maryland Lottery Director to Lead Mega Millions Consortium.
DCMS Announce the Prohibiting of Third Party Betting on Non-UK EuroMillions Draws.
15 Years of Declining Productivity at Loto-Québec.
The Florida Lottery's New PAC-MAN® Scratch-Off Puts Your Favourite Arcade Game in the Palm of Your Hands.
Supreme Court to Hear Sports Wagering Case.
December's New Scratch-Off Games Include a Million-Dollar Top Prize.
First INTRALOT Hackathon Adds A New Dimension to the Group's Culture Of Innovation.
Portuguese Online Gambling Law Fails to Reduce Unregulated Market.

Vol. 81 No. 10
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Former CEO of Lotto-Toto GmbH, Saxony-Anhalt Joins the Gauselmann Group.
UK Gambling Commission Releases Official Statement Explaining Its Stance on Loot Boxes.
Arjel Support of the French Platform for Combating the Manipulation of Sports Competitions to the Council of Europe's "Red Card to Crime in Sport" Project.
Massachusetts Lottery Hosting Holiday Toy Drive at Regional Offices across State.
Report: A.L.E.A. 62nd and 63rd Extraordinary Assemblies in Merlo, San Luis.
The Obvious Choice! Alchemy3 and Hotels.Com Take Lottery Players Around the Globe.
UK Gambling Commission Releases Official Statement Explaining Its Stance on Loot Boxes.
OPAP, the Grand Sponsor of the Hellenic Paralympic Committee, wishes "good luck" to the Athletes of the National Swimming and Powerlifting Teams.
NetEnt Launch Finn and the Swirly Spin™ Slot, Featuring First-of-its-Kind Spiral Spin Mechanic Inspired by Social Gaming.
The MGA Announce the Setting Up of the European Gaming Institute of Malta (EGIM).
Gambling Activity in Australia: Report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Bill Breslo Appointed to President of Diamond Game.

Vol. 81 No. 9
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Camelot Global Appoints Wayne Pickup as CEO Designate.
Australian Competition Tribunal Authorises Proposed Combination of Tabcorp and Tatts.
Time to Take Action on Unfair Terms Says Gambling Commission.
Betfred.com Goes Live with Player- Favorite Scientific Games Titles.
NetEnt Gives Players Chance to Get Closer to the Action with Its Latest Live Casino Game.
La Fleur's Magazine Announce 2017 Fleurry Award Winners.
Adesso Realises Online Feature for e-Instants Lottery Product on Sachsenlotto.de.
Camelot Appoints Nigel Railton as UK CEO.
Lottería Chaqueña Trains It's Sales Network on the On-Line Games Platform.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Receives Preliminary Study of Patrons' Use of PlayMyWay Program at Plainridge Park Casino.
EveryMatrix Awarded Malta Gaming Licence for Greentube Games.
CasinoCoin Announce Move to New Blockchain.
French Regulator Reports Quarterly Review of the Online Gaming Market - 3rd Quarter 2017.
American Gaming Association CEO Highlights Two-Track Strategy to Legalized Sports Betting At National Conference.

Vol. 81 No. 8
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IGT Extends Agreement with the Iowa Lottery to Provide Instant Ticket Printing Services.
Lottovate and UNICEF Launch Norway's First Online Charity Lottery.
All Systems Go! Scientific Games' Advanced, Flexible Gaming System is Powering Danish Lottery.
A Revolutionary Way to Play Lottery - The Health Lottery QuickWin.
Idaho Lottery to Debut Patriotic-themed Draw Game Lotto America on Sunday.
Pollard Banknote Announce 3rd Quarter Financial Results.
Svenska Spel Launch New Sports Game, Oddset Challenge.
The Florida Lottery is Celebrating 25 Years Of Powerball®'s Winning Moments.
Commission Lays Out Roadmap for Fairer and Safer Gambling.
Florida Lottery Reminds Players to Give and Play Responsibly This Holiday Season.
Codere Closes the First Nine Months of the Year with a Net Profit of €8.3 Million Euros.
ZEAL Group and UNICEF Launch Norway's First Online-Only Charity Lottery.
MGA Launch Second Phase of Licensee Relationship Management System.
Microgaming Presents Majestic Elephants and Pulse Racing Game Exclusive this November.

Vol. 81 No. 7
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$100,000 Weekly Drawings Will Lead Up to Millionaire Raffle.
La Fleur's 2017 Fleurry Best Advertising Ceremony Will Be Held November 15.
IGT Recognized by CDP for Environmental Stewardship.
NOVOMATIC Enlarges Footprint at BEGE Expo in Sofia.
Nebraska Lottery Tickets Make Great Gifts, If You're At Least 19.
Lotto Bayern Partner Day Reveal New, Innovative and Fresh Business Ideas for Customer Requests.
Corvette® and Ca$h Scratcher Ticket Turbocharges Player Excitement in Virginia.
IAGR Conference in Johannesburg Declared a 'Huge Success.'
Raffle Power! Kansas Lottery Flash Sale November 3-4.
Missouri Lottery Announce 2018 Calendar Contest Winners.
SVL Chairman Resigns.
CT Lottery Kicks-off 4th Annual "Do a 'Lotto' Good, Give a Toy!" Holiday Toy Drive.
EveryMatrix's Real-time Affiliate and Agent System Gets Access to New Payment Methods.
International Centre for Sport Security CEO to Co-Chair Sports Betting USA.

Vol. 81 No. 6
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Scientific Games Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results.
500.com Limited Announce Change of Board Composition.
BCLC Awards Contract to Replace Current Lottery Terminals to Novomatic Lottery Solutions.
New Mexico Lottery Introduces New Draw Game with a Vintage Name: "Lotto America."
Lotto America Launches Nov. 12 with Supersized Jackpot.
First License for a blockchain Lottery Company Granted by the Government of the Isle of Man.
New Lottery Game, Carolina Keno, Starts Today in North Carolina.
Niki Lauda Uses "Winning Technology" in the New NOVOMATIC Image Video.
Pollard Banknote Adds Bananagrams® to Its Bunch of Licensed Brands.
Halfway Through FY 2017 - 2018, Loto-Québec Reports Increasing Income.
Management Changes in ComeOn.
Pennsylvania Governor Moves to Protect Senior Programs with New Lottery Initiative.
Camelot Launch New 'Scratch and See' Ad Campaign.
Government to Take Action on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals.

Vol. 81 No. 5
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IGT Appoints Christopher Spears as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
The CT Lottery Receives Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling 'Industry Award.'
Scientific Games Interactive Brings Fantasy to Reality with Sword of Destiny.
Minnesota Lottery's Instant Sales Vault Upwards.
Governor Announces Acting Director for Washington State Lottery.
Camilla Rosenberg Appointed as New Director General and Head of the Swedish Gambling Authority.
Loterie Romande Launches New Camelot Global Online Gaming Platform.
Mega Millions to Offer Larger Jackpots, Create More Millionaires.
Four New Scratch-Off Games from the Florida Lottery Make the Perfect Gifts This Holiday Season.
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) to Support Clients' iGaming Efforts at Excellence in iGaming (EiG) Conference & Trade Show 2017.
OPAP and PAOK BC Continue Together for the 2017-2018 Season.
Holiday Scratch-Off Tickets Launched in Kentucky.
COMING SOON! Lotto America with All Star Bonus.
The CT Lottery Receives Multiple National Awards for 'Public Awareness' and Best 'Newsletter.'
New Holiday Games Offer Second Chances to Win.

Vol. 81 No. 4
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IGT Cardless Connect Mobile Technology Launches at Station Casinos Properties.
Scientific Games Signs Agreement with Apigee.
Tennessee Lottery's First Quarter Is Highest Since Inception.
Georgia Lottery Reaches $19 Billion Raised for HOPE, Pre-K with Record First Quarter.
Kentucky Lottery Posts Record First Quarter.
Neopollard Interactive Welcomes Liz Siver as New General Manager.
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Welcomes New GLI Australia Chief Operating Officer.
Neopollard Interactive Celebrates the Success of its Digital-Focused Client Conference - Digitalxchange.
General Assembly Elects Luis Gama -titular de la Dirección Nacional de Loterías y Quinielas de Uruguay President of CIBELAE for the Third Consecutive Term.
Sara Harpold Named Advertising Manager for West Virginia Lottery.
Missouri Lottery Launches the World's First Pop 'n' Play™ Ticket.
Arizona Lottery Offering Refunds on Tickets Following Computer Glitch.

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