The Irish National Lottery has apologized after four top prizes totaling €180,000 were not included for players to win in three of its 178 scratch card games since 2014. The mistake was due to human error. The CEO, Andrew Algeo, stated the company is putting steps in place to make sure the mistake won't happen [...]
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Scientific Games Corporation announced Thursday that the Massachusetts Lottery, ranked No. 2 in the world for performance (La Fleur's Almanac total sales per capita), has awarded a new contract for a lottery retail management system to the company. The new system will provide the lottery with a more productive and streamlined connection to its network [...]
The Georgia Lottery Corp. recently launched Cash Pop, a new draw game that offers players a chance to win cash prizes up to $1,250 five times a day, every day – by matching just one number. Cash Pop is the first, new Georgia Lottery game to be available at both retail and through iLottery channels.
MUSL has agreed to pay Larry Dawson $1.5 million in order to settle a lawsuit. Dawson shared a $16.5 million jackpot with Eddie Tipton, former director of information security of MUSL, who had rigged the jackpot. Dawson sued stating that he deserved the full amount due to Tipton's cheating. The complete details of the agreement [...]
Montana Lottery has begun accepting applications for Sports Betting Licenses. The operators seeking a sports betting license will have to meet the specific criteria set out by the gambling regulator. If they meet those requirements, the operators can apply for a licences by visiting the State of Montana’s eStop licensing portal. Those accepted will be [...]
Eugene DePasquale, Pennsylvania’s auditor general, is conducting an audit that of winners and retailers. A fraud case in Massachusetts is one of the main incidents that has prompted DePasquale to launch his investigation. The man admitted that he had been buying winning lottery tickets to help them avoid paying taxes. Over the years, he managed to [...]
Scientific Game announced the California State Lottery has signed a three-year contract extension for Scientific Games to continue as the Lottery's primary provider of instant games and associated services through November 2022, with optional extensions remaining through 2025. The Scientific Games will continue to provide the No. 3 instant game lottery in the world (2018 [...]
After at least two years of debate, the North Carolina lottery commission has taken its first step toward implementing “digital instant” games, which would allow people to play the lottery online. This vote approves a business plan for online games, in addition to launching the search for leadership and staff. A majority of the commission gave [...]
On Saturday night, the Lottery will broadcast its final drawings from Braintree. After the winning numbers are pulled and the Lottery host signs off, the studio and equipment for the Numbers Game, Mass Cash and Megabucks Doubler will be retired. And on Sunday, a new studio at the Lottery's Dorchester headquarters will debut with all-new [...]