21 09, 2020

Mary Harville named President and CEO of the KY Lottery

2020-09-21T08:56:34-04:00

Kentucky Gov.  Andy Beshear has appointed Mary Harville as president and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation. Harville was confirmed by the lottery’s board of directors at a special meeting. Since 2004, Harville has served as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for the Lottery. She joined the organization 16 years ago after [...]

Mary Harville named President and CEO of the KY Lottery2020-09-21T08:56:34-04:00
21 09, 2020

Jackpocket Offers Scratcher Sales in Texas

2020-09-21T12:34:48-04:00

Football season starts now on Jackpocket’s app. Jackpocket’s new feature lets residents get Texas Lottery scratch tickets delivered right to their door. And Jackpocket is kicking things off with a 10-ticket variety pack of Cowboys and Houston Texans scratch games. According to Jackpocket, “if you’re located in Texas, you can get a bundle of some [...]

Jackpocket Offers Scratcher Sales in Texas2020-09-21T12:34:48-04:00
25 08, 2020

Camelot UK Lotteries Unveils Big September Lotto Draws Plus Upcoming Changes to Lotto

2020-08-27T13:59:00-04:00

Camelot UK Lotteries Limited revealed details of a series of special draws for September where hundreds of millions of pounds will be up for grabs – driving excitement with players and providing a much-needed boost to retailers in the continued challenging high street environment. At the same time, Camelot also announced an upcoming change to [...]

Camelot UK Lotteries Unveils Big September Lotto Draws Plus Upcoming Changes to Lotto2020-08-27T13:59:00-04:00
11 08, 2020

Colorado Lottery, ETHDenver, IGT and Chainlink Announce Winners of Lottery’s First GameJam Hackathon

2020-08-16T17:18:42-04:00

The Colorado Lottery and its hackathon partners -- ETHDenver, IGT and Chainlink -- have chosen the winners of the Lottery’s first GameJam to develop new games. The winners were announced at the hackathon’s virtual closing ceremonies just moments ago. Participants of the GameJam were asked to create a new game of chance in a 10 [...]

Colorado Lottery, ETHDenver, IGT and Chainlink Announce Winners of Lottery’s First GameJam Hackathon2020-08-16T17:18:42-04:00
6 01, 2020

New Hampshire Launches Sports Betting

2020-01-07T08:29:57-05:00

New Hampshire launched sports betting operations in the first week of 2020. Governor Chris Sununu was the first to bet from his phone in a Manchester bar. DraftKings was selected through a competitive bidding process, offering the New Hampshire Lottery the best financial package, the most highly rated mobile sports betting app, and the fastest [...]

New Hampshire Launches Sports Betting2020-01-07T08:29:57-05:00
6 01, 2020

Virginia Lottery Launches “Thank A Teacher Art Contest” For The Third Year

2020-01-07T08:35:29-05:00

The Virginia Lottery launched its “Thank A Teacher Art Contest” for the third year on Jan. 2, 2020. K-12 students attending Virginia’s public schools are encouraged to create the artwork that could appear on thousands of thank-you notes that will be distributed to thousands of teachers in Virginia during National Teacher Appreciation Week from May [...]

Virginia Lottery Launches “Thank A Teacher Art Contest” For The Third Year2020-01-07T08:35:29-05:00
11 12, 2019

Montana Starts Sports Betting Licensing Process

2019-12-12T08:25:14-05:00

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 [...]

Montana Starts Sports Betting Licensing Process2019-12-12T08:25:14-05:00
3 12, 2019

Oregon Lottery Scoreboard: Barry Pack (Oregon Lottery)

2020-02-18T12:14:04-05:00

Oregon Lottery Director Barry Pack described the fall 2019 rollout of “Scoreboard,” the lottery’s full sportsbook. It incorporated a customer-first, mobile-first strategy. “The sports betting black market is and will continue to be our greatest competition. Lotteries must design a CX to rival or outcompete. It is never too early in the process to listen [...]

Oregon Lottery Scoreboard: Barry Pack (Oregon Lottery)2020-02-18T12:14:04-05:00
15 11, 2019

Mississippi Lottery Launch

2019-11-15T10:19:17-05:00

The slogan for Mississippi Lottery’s launch ad campaign is “Have Fun, Y’all!” “We will begin with scratch-off tickets November 25, then introduce Powerball and MegaMillions in the first quarter of calendar 2020,” said Mississippi Lottery President Tom Shaheen. The lottery plans on introducing one $1, two $2 and one $5 instant ticket. Shaheen said anticipated [...]

Mississippi Lottery Launch2019-11-15T10:19:17-05:00
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