6 04, 2018

DC Scratcher Initiatives


The DC Lottery is feeling the love from players! Its new $5 scratcher, called DC Love, is indexing at 114, which is out-indexing its last major $5 release, DC-7s, at the five-week mark. “We believe this ticket is destined for great success!” said DC Lottery Executive Director Beth Bresnahan. “It has only been in market [...]

DC Scratcher Initiatives2018-04-02T11:46:24-04:00
6 04, 2018

IGT Boosts Printing Capacity & Delivery of Innovation to Customers


“This expansion marks the dawn of what we believe will be a new era in instant ticket services,” said IGT COO, Lottery, Jay Gendron, at the opening on Feb. 20 of a $15-milion, 45,000 sq. ft. addition to the company’s Lakeland, Fl., instant ticket printing facility. The expanded facility houses a new, state-of-the art TRESU [...]

IGT Boosts Printing Capacity & Delivery of Innovation to Customers2018-04-10T10:29:31-04:00
6 04, 2018



The Arizona Lottery released the report from the Multi-State Lottery Association’s (MUSL) investigation of Arizona’s Random Number Generators (RNG). This report is available for download on the lottery’s website. In November 2017, the Arizona Lottery’s Executive Director instructed MUSL to investigate RNG machines in response to irregular draw results. An independent investigation was then conducted [...]

MUSL RNG Report2018-04-10T10:52:50-04:00
6 04, 2018

New Jersey Lottery Launches iHeartRadio-Licensed Scratcher


The New Jersey Lottery launched a $2 iHeartRadio-licensed scratcher called “Backstage Pass To Cash” that offers 15 experiential concerts via instant and second-chance prizes. The iHeartRadio game also gives players the opportunity to win an all-expenses paid trip backstage to any iHeartRadio music event of their choosing. “It is important for the New Jersey Lottery [...]

New Jersey Lottery Launches iHeartRadio-Licensed Scratcher2018-04-10T10:29:24-04:00
6 04, 2018

Alchemy3: 2018 Powerball Power Cruise Exceeds Expectations


Alchemy3 staged a post-cruise webinar in February to provide a recap on a national basis for Power Cruise 2018, which set sail on January 15, 2018 from Tampa. From all accounts, Power Cruise was a big success. “The promotion exceeded the Iowa Lottery’s expectations and was a great example of how to promote Powerball on [...]

Alchemy3: 2018 Powerball Power Cruise Exceeds Expectations2018-04-10T10:29:19-04:00
6 04, 2018

Pennsylvania Expansion


The Pennsylvania Lottery will be expanding its product portfolio in fiscal 2018 to include iLottery games, virtual sports monitor games and Keno. The lottery marked its 46th anniversary on March 15. “As we reflect on 46 great years, we’re hard at work to build the Pennsylvania Lottery of the future,” said Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director [...]

Pennsylvania Expansion2018-04-02T11:46:43-04:00
6 04, 2018

Take-A-Ticket: All In The Family


For 30 years, three generations of the Tigner family have offered lotteries a simple proposition: Choose Take-A-Ticket and leave the rest to us. For more than three decades, Take-A-Ticket has operated a 30,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Albany, Oregon supplying ticket dispensers and merchandising aids to more than 30 U.S. lotteries. It all started [...]

Take-A-Ticket: All In The Family2018-04-10T10:29:09-04:00
6 04, 2018

Profile: IGT’s Steve “Nickels” Desautels Charts A New Retail Path


IGT’s Steven Desautels is known affectionately in the U.S. lottery industry as “Nickels,” his nickname when he worked at Murphy USA. As the chain store’s lottery-category manager, he earned the moniker based on the representative commission paid for a $1 lottery bet. Last summer, Desautels made the leap from Murphy USA to join IGT as [...]

Profile: IGT’s Steve “Nickels” Desautels Charts A New Retail Path2018-04-10T10:29:02-04:00
6 04, 2018

Some Like It Hot


“Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she’ll conquer the world.” If you know this witticism, then you’re a Marilyn Monroe fan. This American actress who starred in such blockbusters as “The Seven Year Itch,” “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “Some Like It Hot” is featured on the Missouri Lottery’s Pollard-licensed “Marilyn Monroe™” Scratchers [...]

Some Like It Hot2018-04-02T11:46:51-04:00
6 04, 2018

Sporting Group’s Ed Peace: “Lotteries’ Strength Remains Local”


The modern sportsbook landscape requires lotteries that offer sports betting to evolve their strategy to compete with large-scale private operators. Ed Peace, Head of Commercial at the Sporting Group, sees their future success lying closer to home. The pressures facing lotteries that offer sports betting are considerable and, in many cases, unique. A newly-regulated domestic [...]

Sporting Group’s Ed Peace: “Lotteries’ Strength Remains Local”2018-04-10T10:28:55-04:00
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