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China state-run broadcaster slams online lottery suspension – CalvinAyre.com
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China state-run broadcaster slams online lottery suspension – CalvinAyre.com

China’s lottery sales increased by more than 8% in 2017, thanks to double-digit gains by sports lottery products. Official figures released by the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday show overall lottery sales hitting RMB 427b (US$67b) last year, a year-on-year gain of 8.1% over 2016’s RMB 394.6b. This marks the second […]

Zeal invests $2m in US online fundraising platform Omaze
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Zeal invests $2m in US online fundraising platform Omaze

Zeal Investments, the investment subsidiary of German online lottery broker Zeal Networks, has agreed to invest USD$2m in the US online fundraising platform Omaze. Described as an “experience lottery”, Los Angeles-based Omaze was founded in 2012 by Ryan Cummins and Matt Pohlson and offers players the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience […]

Lottery monopoly unlawful: In the opinion of the Administrative Court of Munich, the monopoly violates EU law and constitutional law
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Lottery monopoly unlawful: In the opinion of the Administrative Court of Munich, the monopoly violates EU law and constitutional law

For the first time, a German court has judged the lottery monopoly claimed by the German states to be unlawful. Thus, the billions in revenues for the 16 German states from the games of chance offered by them are clearly endangered. The Administrative Court of Munich, in a judgment, reached […]

Lottoland “dismayed” by unjustified Government decision
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Lottoland “dismayed” by unjustified Government decision

Reacting to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s announcement to prohibit betting non-UK Euromillions draws: Nigel Birrell, CEO of Lottoland: “We believe that today’s decision is unjustified, and sets a dangerous precedent for policy-making on the basis of no evidence”. “It will do nothing but stifle innovation in […]

REPORT The future of the Dutch lottery landscape | Gaming in Holland
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REPORT The future of the Dutch lottery landscape | Gaming in Holland

On Tuesday afternoon, over eighty guests attended a discussion on the future of the Dutch lottery landscape at the premises of GiH partner LeaseWeb. The afternoon’s program consisted of three separate sessions: Roelant Reizevoort and Peter-Paul de Goeij, managing directors of new market entrants Fair Share Nederland and Lottovate, respectively, […]

What sports betting can mean for state lotteries? | TotallyGaming.com
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What sports betting can mean for state lotteries? | TotallyGaming.com

Nick Papadoglou, Group Director of Lotteries and Product Management at INTRALOT and a speaker at the recent Sports Betting USA 2017 Conference, shares his insights with TotallyGaming.com on what sports betting can mean for state lotteries. An ongoing debate on legalizing sports betting in the U.S. creates the prospect to drive […]