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3 03, 2020

Speedway/Michigan Lottery Offer Game to Win Free Gas for a Year


Michigan Lottery players who purchase an instant ticket at Speedway Convenience stores and scan their registered Speedy Rewards card will be entered in a giveaway to win free fuel for a year. For each dollar spent on lottery instant tickets, players will earn one entry into the giveway.

Speedway/Michigan Lottery Offer Game to Win Free Gas for a Year2020-03-03T09:18:00-05:00
3 03, 2020

Oregon Lottery Director Tells Board Profitability for Sports Betting Will ‘Take Time’


The Oregon Lottery discussed the start of Scoreboard, the lottery's sports betting application, with their Board of Commissioners. The lottery could lose money over its first nine months in operations due to startup costs, ban on college betting and smaller returns than expected. Commissioners indicated that the lottery has still done a great job. “I think [...]

Oregon Lottery Director Tells Board Profitability for Sports Betting Will ‘Take Time’2020-03-03T10:59:05-05:00
3 03, 2020

Atlantic Lottery Corp. Has RFP for “Mystery Shoppers”


Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) may hire "mystery shoppers" to confirm that retailers are not selling tickets to people under the age of 19. ALC has been doing the program for 10 years already, but the current contract is set to expire.

Atlantic Lottery Corp. Has RFP for “Mystery Shoppers”2020-03-03T11:00:10-05:00
2 03, 2020

Next Generation Lotteries Signs A Contract Extension With Norsk Tipping


Next Generation Lotteries (NGL), a modern full-service lottery supplier, is pleased to announce the extension of its contract with Norsk Tipping for the design and management of digital games for Norsk Tipping’s instant games brand “Flax”. NGL has been supplying Norsk Tipping with its eInstant Win Solutions - both NGL original games and custom digital [...]

Next Generation Lotteries Signs A Contract Extension With Norsk Tipping2020-03-09T16:50:25-04:00
20 02, 2020

Retail ♥ Lottery eConference


Sorry had to take it down! But if you really need the eConference video, please email me at byron@lafleurs.com to begin bargaining. I accept as tender both cash and social media posts about how wonderful I am.

Retail ♥ Lottery eConference2020-02-24T15:00:16-05:00
18 02, 2020

New Decade Scratchers


Multiple lotteries around the world sold 2020 scratcher games to usher in a new decade. New Year’s tickets are already a popular theme so a New Decade scratcher made sense. “The California Lottery saw 2020 as the perfect fit for a themed $20 ticket. We launched our ‘2020’ ticket in late October 2019 along with [...]

New Decade Scratchers2020-02-18T15:44:21-05:00
18 02, 2020

First Oklahoma $20 Scratcher


The Oklahoma Lottery launched its first $20 instant ticket on December 20. Called Cash Explosion, it offers a $250,000 top prize. Prize payout is 76%. “Players have been asking about higher price point games for years but old legislative restrictions made it impossible for us to offer anything above $5,” said Brandie Reisman, Director of [...]

First Oklahoma $20 Scratcher2020-02-18T15:40:40-05:00
18 02, 2020

Mississippi Draw Launch


The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) launched its first two draw games—Mega Millions and Powerball—on January 30. The slogan for the advertising launch campaign is “Have Fun, Y’all!” The campaign will incorporate traditional and digital media. “We are utilizing both types of advertising as we introduce our company and our games,” said MLC President Tom Shaheen. [...]

Mississippi Draw Launch2020-02-18T15:37:36-05:00
18 02, 2020

Delacenserie Retires


Kentucky Lottery President and CEO Tom Delacenserie announced his retirement effective March 6. Current Kentucky Lottery COO Marty Gibbs will serve as interim president and CEO. Delacenserie, who turns 72 years old this year, assumed the top job in May 2017. Sales from FY17 through FY19 rose from $1,000,501,000 to $1,129,655,000, a $129.1 million (12.9%) [...]

Delacenserie Retires2020-02-18T15:36:49-05:00
18 02, 2020

Florida Lottery Update


Florida Lottery Secretary Randall Hunt tendered his resignation on January 21. He was appointed to the post in November 2019. During this transition, Florida Lottery Chief of Staff Samantha Ferrin will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Florida Lottery.

Florida Lottery Update2020-02-18T15:36:04-05:00