24 03, 2017

Why the Draftkings & FanDuel Merger May Not Go Ahead

2017-03-24T15:06:17+00:00 March 24th, 2017|

In mid-November 2016 the two largest daily fantasy football companies, DraftKings & FanDuel, announced a merger of equals. The thinking was that instead of pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into continuing to fight each other, they could fight legal and political battles together & continue to expand.

24 03, 2017

It’s No Dice as North Dakota House Rejects Casino Resolution

2017-03-24T15:05:15+00:00 March 24th, 2017|

BISMARCK -- House lawmakers defeated a resolution opening the door to off-reservation casinos in North Dakota in convincing fashion Thursday, March 23. In a 28-63 vote, lawmakers shot down House Concurrent Resolution 3033, introduced by House Majority Leader Al Carlson, R-Fargo. The resolution was introduced to allow up to six state-owned casinos away from Native [...]

24 03, 2017

Revenue Gap Hampers New Mexico Lotto Scholarship Program

2017-03-24T15:02:58+00:00 March 24th, 2017|

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is no closer to finding a more permanent solution to solvency problems with a vital program that provides college scholarships for tens of thousands of students through lottery revenues. The Legislature wrapped up its regular session more than a week ago without passing any measures that would affect the [...]

24 03, 2017

IGT Renews Contract with Westdeutsche Lotterie Gmbh & Co. Ohg to Continue Providing Instant Ticket Printing Services

2017-03-24T15:39:57+00:00 March 24th, 2017|

LONDON, U.K. – March 23, 2017 – International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT) announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation (with International Game Technology PLC, hereinafter “IGT”), has renewed its multi-year contract with Westdeutsche Lotterie GmbH & Co. OHG (“WestLotto” or “Lottery”) to continue providing instant ticket printing services through June of 2018. This renewal [...]

23 03, 2017

State Programs Continue to Win Big with Record Lottery Sales in 2016

2017-03-23T12:58:42+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|

LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that the Iowa Lottery ("the Lottery") has extended its gaming systems contract with Scientific Games for two additional years, and its instant games contract for one additional year. The Company will continue to power [...]

23 03, 2017

IGT Signs Agreement To Provide New Zealand Lotteries Commission With New Remote Game Server System And Interactive Instant Win Content

2017-03-23T12:57:47+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|

LONDON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) has announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Services Limited (with International Game Technology PLC, hereinafter "IGT") has signed an agreement with the New Zealand Lotteries Commission ("Lotto NZ") to provide a Remote Game Server (RGS) system and Instant Win content to the New [...]

22 03, 2017

[Non-Lottery] Why Being a Middle Manager Is So Exhausting

2017-03-22T22:30:29+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

There is no shortage of advice for how to navigate power dynamics within organizations — from managing toxic or exceptionally gifted subordinates to dealing with unpredictable and narcissistic bosses. Researchers have devoted entire careers to systematically cataloging the many ways in which those who have power differ from those who lack power with respect to [...]

22 03, 2017

Willy Wonka™ Golden Ticket Mania Is Sweeping the State!

2017-03-22T22:27:22+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

(AUSTIN) –Texas Lottery® players have the opportunity to find a winning Golden Ticket with the launch of the Texas Lottery’s newest game, WILLY WONKA™ GOLDEN TICKET. The new scratch ticket offers players the chance to win up to $250,000 instantly or enter non-winning tickets into promotional second- chance drawings for the chance to enter the [...]

22 03, 2017

Lotterywest’s Innovative Marketing for new “Scratchie Family”

2017-03-22T22:04:41+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

Lotterywest is rolling out some innovative marketing for their newest instant ticket campaign – ‘Scratchie Family’. It’s a first-to-market for Australia with custom paint shipped in for this special build and customised black lights installed into the Adshel bus shelter panels. The display features hidden message which are revealed and transform from day to night, [...]