“Dutch Lotteries Will Have Unfair Advantage when Online Gaming Comes to the Netherlands” “Bookmakers are already concerned that Dutch state-owned lotteries will have a head start when licensed online sports betting begins, with lower taxes on their retail operations plus a database of existing customers to solicit for business,” GamblingCompliance […]
Looking Back at ICE 2016: How to Achieve Digital Success for Lotteries? ICE Totally Gaming 2016, the largest and most comprehensive trade event for the gaming sector, concluded last week. What did we learn about the (digital) future of lotteries? Developing a digital proposition will not cannibalize retail channel sales […]
Citing “Moral and Religious Reasons” Legal Experts Speak out against Liberalizing the German Lottery Market …and More!
Citing “Moral and Religious Reasons” Legal Experts Speak out against Liberalizing the German Lottery Market At a conference backed by the Deutsche Lotto und Totoblock (DLTB), several legal experts recently spoke out against liberalizing the German gambling market, claiming that there is no basis to challenge the State Treaty on […]
Spanish State Lottery Revenue up 3.95% An improved economic situation and changes in its games have helped the Spanish State Lottery (Loterías y Apuestas del Estado) to generate a total turnover in 2015 of €8,780 million, representing an increase of 3.95% compared to the previous year. A spokesperson for the […]
World Lottery Association Hosts First Ever iLottery Seminar The World Lottery Association (WLA) is hosting its first ever iLottery seminar on April 6, 2016 in New York City. The seminar will focus on engaging retailer support, developing and marketing games for the online consumer, and the integration of iLottery with […]
Lottery Fever Grips US as Powerball Jackpot Grows to $1.3bn With no winners in Saturday night’s record $949.8 million Powerball drawing, the next jackpot could reach an estimated $1.3 billion (or $806 million if the winner opts for a lump sum payment), lottery officials said early Sunday. The next drawing […]
Lotnext wishes you a very happy New Year. As we can be sure that 2016 will be full of things that have never been, we, of course, will try and keep you up to date! Norway Approves New Lottery Licenses Last year, Norway amended its lottery regulations to allow […]
Study Details Extensive Benefits of European Lotteries’ Contributions to Sports A new study, “The impact of Lotteries as a funding source for European sport”, commissioned by The European Lotteries (EL) and carried out by SportsEconAustria outlines the extensive benefits of lottery funding for both European sports and the European economy […]
How Digital Shakes Up the Lottery World: Iraqi Man Wins $6.4m US Lottery Jackpot through Third-Country Online Reseller …and More!
How Digital Shakes Up the Lottery World: Iraqi Man Wins $6.4m US Lottery Jackpot through Third-Country Online Reseller An Iraqi man playing in the Oregon Lottery with a ticket purchased from an Israeli online reseller has won a $6.4m jackpot. The Israeli website, Thelotter.com, resells lottery tickets from various countries […]
Only 10% of European Lottery Revenues Go to Charities or Good Causes European lottery sales, on average, amount to a massive 82 billion euros a year. But only 10% of these revenues end up going to charities or other good causes, according to a new study. It should be noted, […]