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2 06, 2020

Oregon Lottery Considering Adding Virtual Sports for Sports Wagering

2020-06-02T09:31:08-04:00

Oregon Lottery wants to add virtual sports to their menu of available options to bet on. Virtual Sports are computer simulated sporting events with no human input at all. (This differs from "eSports" which are computer games that human plays against each other). While the coronavirus has shut down sporting events at least until later [...]

Oregon Lottery Considering Adding Virtual Sports for Sports Wagering2020-06-02T09:31:08-04:00
29 05, 2020

Virginia Lottery Customer Service Centers Reopening June 1st

2020-05-29T09:15:27-04:00

Starting June 1st, Virginia Lottery customer service centers in Abingdon, Farmville, Hampton, Harrisonburg, Henrico, Roanoke and Woodbridge will once again be open for business. Lottery customers can claim prizes of any size in person at those locations.

Virginia Lottery Customer Service Centers Reopening June 1st2020-05-29T09:15:27-04:00
29 05, 2020

Truly Knowing Lottery Consumers and Listening to Their Voice

2020-06-03T12:13:51-04:00

By Tom Stanek, President RXA The Lottery industry is continuously searching for new solutions to better understand lottery players and consumers. Traditional research is becoming less reliant, less timely, and less effective. Insert AI and machine learning. Consumers voice their opinion on products and brands through many mediums, making it impossible and cost prohibitive for [...]

Truly Knowing Lottery Consumers and Listening to Their Voice2020-06-03T12:13:51-04:00
26 05, 2020

“iLottery” in Oklahoma? Maybe, But It Isn’t What You’d Think!

2020-05-26T15:06:40-04:00

The Oklahoma Lottery has been one of the fastest growing lotteries in the United States. It has expanded its product pool, increased its price points, expanded its retailer base and even introduced new payment options for players. Now, the lottery may be able to start selling "iLottery" in the near future. But it's not the [...]

“iLottery” in Oklahoma? Maybe, But It Isn’t What You’d Think!2020-05-26T15:06:40-04:00
22 05, 2020

Michigan Gaming Control Board Accepts Applications For Online Gaming Licenses

2020-05-22T09:16:59-04:00

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) began accepting applications for online gaming licenses last week. Richard Kalm, executive director for the MGCB, said all forms of internet gaming could be up and running in less than 12 months. Regulators are finalizing the laws for the new industry. Licenses will cost $50,000 for the application fee, [...]

Michigan Gaming Control Board Accepts Applications For Online Gaming Licenses2020-05-22T09:16:59-04:00
21 05, 2020

Ontario Lottery Winners Receive Jackpots in the Mail

2020-05-21T09:24:02-04:00

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) will remain closed for lottery winners. However, individuals can still claim a prize if it is below CA$50,000. OLG has increased the limit for their mail-in prize claim, which was previously set to CA$9,999. Prizes over CA$50,000 will not be able to be cashed. The lottery wants to continue [...]

Ontario Lottery Winners Receive Jackpots in the Mail2020-05-21T09:24:02-04:00
21 05, 2020

NASCAR Racing Riches Will Provide New Live Racing Lottery Gameplay

2020-05-21T09:17:09-04:00

Louisville, KY (May 21, 2020) -- Pioneering lottery game developer EquiLottery Games and NASCAR today announced a multi-year agreement to develop a new officially licensed lottery draw game titled “NASCAR Racing Riches.” NASCAR Racing Riches will provide lotteries a game based on the results of live NASCAR Cup Series races. EquiLottery Games and NASCAR will [...]

NASCAR Racing Riches Will Provide New Live Racing Lottery Gameplay2020-05-21T09:17:09-04:00
19 05, 2020

Alabama Panel Discusses Potential Lottery with Barden

2020-05-19T10:43:49-04:00

Alabama lawmakers try to pass lottery legislation every year. So far, these attempts have been unsuccessful. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic induced recession, an Alabama Lottery is looking more appealing than ever as state officials need to generate revenue. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s Study Group on Gambling Policy heard a presentation on how much revenue [...]

Alabama Panel Discusses Potential Lottery with Barden2020-05-19T10:43:49-04:00
15 05, 2020

Oregonians Can Now Play the Lottery from Home

2020-05-15T15:48:46-04:00

Jackpocket today announced its launch in Oregon. Oregonians can now use Jackpocket’s mobile app to place ticket orders for well-known jackpot games, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Pick 4 and Oregon’s Game Megabucks from the comfort of home. The app offers a fun and easy way to play the lottery without needing to visit a convenience [...]

Oregonians Can Now Play the Lottery from Home2020-05-15T15:48:46-04:00