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Global Cashless Trends

International lotteries embraced a cashless future in 1996 when Veikkaus Oy launched its self-service OnNet system in Finland. This was followed by quick succession with online launches in Iceland, Austria, Germany, Denmark and the U.K. [...]

Holiday Scratcher Roundup

Click below on any instant to view all the instants/POS in this months magazine! For the 2018 holidays, U.S. lotteries are relying on [...]

Michigan’s iLottery Program

Michigan Lottery launched its iLottery program in August 2014. In fiscal 2018 (which ended September 30), combined online instants and draw games are estimated to reach nearly $100 million in net revenues, which is a [...]

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Calendrier de l’avent

Loto-Québec anticipates its new spin on an Advent Calendar will be a hit again in 2018. The original Calendrier de l’avent was launched in 2017 as an oversized ticket. It was a “first timer.” “We [...]

24 Days To Celebrate

The holiday calendar ticket featuring a pop-open features for all 24 play areas returns for OLG players in 2018. The $20 ticket is the most expensive price point sold for the holidays. “Last year our [...]

Holiday Lineup

B.C. Lottery Corp. (BCLC) will market 10 holiday-themed tickets in 2018. While all are expected to be hits, “the higher price point tickets have become more popular over the past few years,” said Shirley Park, [...]

DC Sports Wagering Bill

On October 17, the D.C. Council had the first reading of “The Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018” (B22-944) before the Committee on Finance and Revenue. “It is now in what is referred to [...]