11 06, 2019

Awarding Money-Can’t-Buy Experiences for Non-Winning Tickets

2019-06-18T07:35:40-04:00

How exciting is a non-winning lottery ticket? For participants in the second-chance promotion for The Voice®, it brought a six-day, five-night trip to Las Vegas and Los Angeles to experience the excitement of the blockbuster television show The Voice firsthand. Thanks to their lotteries in Arizona, Indiana, Kansas, Manitoba, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode [...]

Awarding Money-Can’t-Buy Experiences for Non-Winning Tickets2019-06-18T07:35:40-04:00
9 06, 2019

The Homegrown App: An Update

2019-06-17T17:16:12-04:00

Last year, we published a story on an app that West Virginia's own employee built. Here is a quote detailing the problem the West Virginia Lottery faced. Like many lotteries, the West Virginia Lottery takes part in the state fair and other festivals to garner brand attention, sell tickets and support their state. Players who [...]

The Homegrown App: An Update2019-06-17T17:16:12-04:00
22 05, 2019

DC Conference 2019: Videos and Presentations

2020-01-07T09:03:02-05:00

If you click onto the title of a presentation, it will take you to a page where you can download the PDF of the presentation. If you're looking for a specific presentation, please use the search feature (found on the menu bar). Type in the last name and you should find it quickly. Filter: [...]

DC Conference 2019: Videos and Presentations2020-01-07T09:03:02-05:00
20 05, 2019

Iowa Lottery CEO Matthew Strawn Write Up

2019-05-20T16:35:40-04:00

The new Iowa Lottery CEO Matthew (Matt) Strawn brings two decades of experience at the highest levels of government, politics, the media and business. He sums up a work history that includes, in no particular order: service as Chief of Staff to a senior member of Congress: twice-elected chairman of Iowa’s Republican Party; advisor to [...]

Iowa Lottery CEO Matthew Strawn Write Up2019-05-20T16:35:40-04:00
7 05, 2019

The Pro•Line Model: Making Sports Betting Work For 25 Years

2019-05-07T11:22:23-04:00

By Scott Eagles, Sports Marketing Manager, Atlantic Lottery  The sports betting landscape is rapidly transforming in the wake of the Supreme Court’s May 2018 ruling that opened the door for legalized sports betting. As individual states continue to legislate and regulate sports gambling, they might look north to a lottery corporation in Canada that [...]

The Pro•Line Model: Making Sports Betting Work For 25 Years2019-05-07T11:22:23-04:00
22 04, 2019

A Lawyer’s Perspective: What the Recent DOJ Memo Means for the Industry

2019-04-22T14:21:23-04:00

Byron La Fleur interviewed Mark Hichar, Greenberg Traurig, LLP on what the recent DOJ memo on the Wire Act means for the lottery industry. For those who are not aware, the recent memo deals directly with U.S. Lottery industry, stating that "The OLC opinion did not address whether the Wire Act applies to State [...]

A Lawyer’s Perspective: What the Recent DOJ Memo Means for the Industry2019-04-22T14:21:23-04:00
22 03, 2019

BCLC Builds Digital Instant Portfolio of Games

2019-03-22T12:03:07-04:00

BCLC has diversified its online portfolio to incorporate its new Digital Instants category that will attract the traditional lottery player. Internet gaming in British Columbia is branded “PlayNow.” The crown corporation offers a full program of casino products that include slots and licensed products.  In fiscal 2018, the lottery also did C$1.2 billion in traditional [...]

BCLC Builds Digital Instant Portfolio of Games2019-03-22T12:03:07-04:00
11 03, 2019

/r/MillionaireMakers: The Decentralized, Global, Social Media “Lottery”

2019-03-14T12:51:26-04:00

By Byron La Fleur 3 Minute Read At first glance, Nandin L, otherwise known as lilfruini on Reddit.com, seems like a typical 17-year-old. He is a student who goes to church, hangs out with friends, and plays his Nintendo Switch. He’s focused on studying for AP Chem because he wants to get into a good [...]

/r/MillionaireMakers: The Decentralized, Global, Social Media “Lottery”2019-03-14T12:51:26-04:00
22 02, 2019

Virginia Lottery Introduces Alexa App

2019-02-25T09:50:52-05:00

The Virginia Lottery launched its new Alexa skill in December. The application was programmed by COLAB, based in Richmond, Virginia. La Fleur’s interviewed COLAB President Eddie O’Leary on the rationale for giving the Virginia Lottery a new voice by harnessing a voice-activated smart speaker. [bsa_pro_ad_space id=1] “Customers are choosing to [...]

Virginia Lottery Introduces Alexa App2019-02-25T09:50:52-05:00
22 02, 2019

New Director Spotlight: Kansas Lottery’s Stephen Durrell

2019-02-25T09:50:04-05:00

Stephen Durrell was named Kansas Lottery Interim Executive Director in January 2019. He is an 11-year veteran of the agency. La Fleur’s interviewed him recently for its New Director Spotlight Series. Durrell previously worked as Assistant Attorney General/Chief Counsel for the Lottery. “So, I’ve had a pretty in depth background of what we do here,” [...]

New Director Spotlight: Kansas Lottery’s Stephen Durrell2019-02-25T09:50:04-05:00
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