23 03, 2017

eSports and the Lottery

2017-03-24T14:00:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|

For those who have never heard of eSports, it is the general term used for competitive video game playing. Players compete for days at large tournaments, and winners receive large cash prizes. From a player and participant standpoint, everything in eSports is accelerating in the right direction – more tournaments, more competitive teams [...]

17 03, 2017

Reflect Your Brand Truth

2017-03-17T20:00:34+00:00 March 17th, 2017|

Janet Wang, Account Director, David&Goliath Today’s consumers are savvy. They know when they are being marketed to and aren’t so quick to accept advertising at face value. Now, more than ever, brands have their work cut out for them to ensure that their messages break through and resonate. Some of the [...]

9 03, 2017

Lies and Lobbyists

2017-03-10T14:06:58+00:00 March 9th, 2017|

By Byron La Fleur Back in 2013, the Minnesota State Lottery became the first lottery in the United States to start selling online instants. Sales were good, albeit small relative to physical instant tickets. But despite the small sales, the Minnesota Lottery was under intense political pressure for beginning online sales. And that [...]

1 03, 2017

Top 10 Lottery Insights: CES 2017

2017-03-01T21:53:36+00:00 March 1st, 2017|

Michael Sandalis, Atlantic Lottery Guest Contributors: Jason Steeves – Enterprise Architect Martin Richard – Mgr. Acquisition, Atlantic Lottery If you follow technology even a little you’ve probably heard of the Consumer Electronic Show (CES). This annual mega-conference shines the spotlight on new technology and advancements in virtually every sphere of life. This is [...]

22 02, 2017

Empowerment?

2017-03-01T17:31:10+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

“This is the year of ‘Empowerment’,” our Executive Director declared encouragingly at last year’s off-site strategic planning session. “I want you all to feel empowered,” he went on, “to know that I have confidence in each and every one of you.” My ears perked up. Honestly, I had been feeling a bit suffocated lately, [...]

22 02, 2017

Arizona Lottery Explores Potential Partnership with Motor Vehicle Division

2017-03-01T17:32:09+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

The Arizona Lottery is working to cultivate partnerships with other state agencies for mutual benefit. One project currently under development includes testing free-standing lottery vending machines at select Motor Vehicle Division locations. As part of a three-month test program, vending machines will be installed at offices in Glendale and Scottsdale to capture a wider range [...]