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Updated at 16:30 (AEDST) Monday February 20, 2017
  • Lotteries Commission Puts Gaming Establishments on Notice.
  • Betting Control and Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposals in Bill.
  • Lottery Commission Has Generated Over N6 Billion in Revenue.
  • Specialists Say the Cost of Taking the Lottery Online Could Run to the Tens of Millions of Dollars.
  • Betsoft Gaming Releases Newest Slots3™ title - FA FA TWINS.
  • NY Governor Presses for Major Changes to the State's Charitable Gambling Laws.
  • Gaming Commission Considers Two Casino Proposals.
  • Shop Workers' Union Urge Camelot Not to Withdraw Lottery Sales from the 30-plus Food Retailer Stores That Have Gone Into Administration.
  • NetEnt Report New Record Levels in Revenues, Earnings and Cash Flow in 2016.
  • GameCo, Inc. Debuts New Match-3 Style Game, "Pharaoh's Secret Temple," for First-Ever Video Game Gambling Machine (VGM).
  • Non-Profits Query Why Their Gambling Taxes Are Paying for a Facility Built Primarily for Professional Athletes Instead of Going to Youth Sports and People with Disabilities.
  • SBTech Wins GIA Sports Betting Supplier of the Year.
  • Gambling Commission Recaps 2016 and Lays Out Plans for Year Ahead.
  • Bill Would Lower Nevada's Legal Gambling Age from 21 to 18.
  • Department Of Revenue Recommends No Changes to Charitable Gaming Act.
  • Kindred Group is First Operator to Meet EU Requirements
  • Illegal Gambling & Gambling Addiction: Advertising Bans & Restrictions in Italy.
  • Dual Jamaican-U.S. Citizen Sentenced in Connection with Lottery Fraud Scheme Based in Jamaica.
  • Boyd Gaming Corporation Announce Completion of Exchange Offer For 6.375% Senior Notes Due 2026.
  • Sporting Index Become Authorised Betting Partner.

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Monday February 20, 2017
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Governor Appoints New Michigan Lottery Commissioner.
Player Wins Over €16 Million on the OPAP Lottery, Joker but Has to Pay €3.3m in Tax and that's No Joke.
The New Georgian Lottery Has a Chance to Become a Major Financial Asset.
Florida Lottery Launch New Cash4life® Draw Game.
Update: Florida House Speaker Files Lawsuit Against the State's Lottery Secretary.
New Alabama Lottery Bill Introduced in House.
Revised Senate Bill Would Authorise Keno and Create a New State Electronic Keno Commission.
Gaming Operators Call on MPs to Defer Debate on Contentious Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Amendment Bill.
Senate Republican Leader Introduces Bill Requiring AG to "Review and Comment" on Quasi-Public Agencies' Contracts.
Revenue Authority Targets Betting, Lottery, Gaming Firms to Raise Revenue.
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Shuts Down Volunteer Bingo Program.
SNAI Selects Betgenius to Lead Major Digital Marketing Campaign.
New Report: Top Media Expert Calls For Legalized Sports Betting To Boost TV Ratings.
Retail Giant Backs Gambling Reform.
Right-Wing Youth Organisation Speaks Out Against Poker Machines.
500.com Limited to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results on February 23, 2017.
Financial Results of the Last Year of the Three Finnish Gaming Operators.
Table Games Revenue Up, Overall Gaming Revenue Slightly Down For PA Casinos in January.
Czech Company Removes Maori Themed Gambling Game after Accusations of Cultural Appropriation.
Get Into the Groove with Hot Sync.
CIBELAE Announce Registration for the International Seminar on Betting Security and Integrity is Now Open.

Friday February 17, 2017
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State Senator Proposes a Veterans Lottery.
Traditional Lottery Player Base Shrinking; Growth Must Come from New Product Offerings.
GLO Warns Fake Lottery Tickets in Circulation.
State Lotteries Board Shuts Down Illegal Gaming Centre.
Dutch Gaming Regulator Fines Operator for Illegally Offering Online Gambling.
Measure to Provide Anonymity for Lottery Winners Moves Forward at Legislature.
House Committee Queries Lottery Commission over N1.1 Billion Transfer.
Task Force Propose Harsher Penalties for Sport Corruption.
Victorian Gambling Regulator Vows to Continue Building 'A Smarter, More Effective' Organisation.
Proposed Bill Would Authorize Sports Betting In Pennsylvania.
Common Gaming Houses Act 1953 to be Amended to Combat Online Gambling.
Goa Seeks Legal Opinion on Macau Model Casino Rules.
General Synod Calls on Government to Lower Maximum Stake for Fixed Odds Betting Terminals.
Atlantic City Casino Revenue Up 15 Percent Over Last January.
HSBC Downgrades Ratings for the Big Three-Listed Bookmaking Firms in Cautious Sector Review.
Tatts Group Profit Hit by Soft Lotteries and Wagering Results.
China's Casino Crackdown Infects Sydney Casino.
First 24-Hour eSports Channel to Launch in Canada.
eSports Closing in on $1 Billion Revenue Milestone, Analysts Say.
Global Gaming Bolsters Compliance Checks with Next-Generation ComplyAdvantage Software.
EquiLottery and Charles Town Racing Reach Broadcast Rights Agreement.
Cherry Affiliates Wins Best Casino Affiliate Program and Best Lotto Affiliate Manager.
Scientific Games Announces CBS Senior National Security Analyst and Former Homeland Security Chair Frances Townsend to Give EMPOWER Conference Keynote Address.
Tabcorp Announce AUSTRAC Proceedings Resolved (Subject to Court Approval).
Luckia Games S.A. Partners NYX Gaming Group to Expand Global Operations.
Scout Gaming Group Will be Delivering Gaming Company Paf's New Daily Fantasy Sports Platform.
PA Gaming Control Board to Hold Public Hearing on March 29th for Mohegan Sun Pocono License Renewal.

Thursday February 16, 2017
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MP Claims National Lotteries Board Printed and Distributed the Same Lottery Ticket at Two Different Prices.
Illinois Lottery Launches Special Olympics Ticket.
Law to be Amended to Tackle Online Gambling.
House Speaker Reportedly Poised to File a Lawsuit Against the Florida Lottery.
Former Lottery Official's Lawsuit Curtailed by Judge.
Chief Superintendent Orders All Out Blitz on Illegal Gambling Activities in the Negros Region.
Iowa Supreme Court Hears Former Lottery Security Official's Appeal.
Italian Betting Shop Licenses: is it a New Tender or an Extension?
Lottery's 'Arela' Campaign Halted to Blunt Finance Minister's Campaign Against Gambling.
LeoVegas Granted Gaming Licence for the Irish Market.
Philippines Gaming Sector Faces Rising Competition.
Macquarie Waits Patiently on Tatts to Release Latest Set of Up-to-Date Financial Information and Forecasts.
Konami Profits Soar Thanks to Pachinko and Restructuring.
Nazara Games to Invest $20M to Set Up an eSports League in India.
Film Commissioner Vajna Wins Licence for Hungary's First Online Casino.
SNAI Chooses Global Bet for New Virtual Games.
Missouri Lottery Extends Instant Games Contract with Scientific Games.
Kambi Group plc Q4 Report 2016.
Scientific Games Announce Successful Completion of Financing Transactions.
Kiron Interactive Becomes an Official Member of Rombet.
Habanero Lands Koi Gate Slot.

Wednesday February 15, 2017
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Georgia Lottery Adds Extra Drawing Times to Cash 3 and Cash 4 Games.
Powerball® Jackpot Climbs to Estimated $310 Million.
House Speaker Warns PCSO to Cease Stop Small-Town Lottery Operations or Face Consequences.
#GuessWhosBackAZ: Arizona Lottery Mounts Giant Pickaxes at 5 Arizona Locations.
Smartcaptain App Set to Help 'Lottery Pool Managers' Organize Membership.
Bally Gaming Issued US Patent for Wagering Game Content Based on Locations of Player Check-In.
Lawmakers Face-Off Over Opposing Gambling Bills.
Russian Authorities Begin to Fight Foreign Online Casinos and Lotteries, Orders Banks to Block Transactions.
Auditor-General Releases VCGLR Report.
Lawmaker Suggests Setting Up Special Commission to Address Illegal Gambling.
New Evidence from the Gambling Commission Reveals that Gamblers Risk Losing More Money and are Playing for Longer on Gaming Machines in Arcades than on FOBTs.
Gambling in the Sights of the Italian Government.
ActiveWin Seals Foxy Deal.
Media Agency Group & The Football Pools Launch Major Ad Campaign.
Vietnam Eases Ban on Sports Betting.
Maryland Lawmakers Lob Sports Betting Legislation.
Growth Seen for Macau Gaming Hub.
Three-Peat! Scientific Games Named International "Lottery Supplier of the Year" for Third Consecutive Year.
SmartBets Innovation Continues to Dominate for Better Collective.
Scientific Games Names Karin-Joyce Tjon Chief Operating Officer and President.
Betsoft Gaming Forges Partnership with Go Wild Gaming.
Ganapati Hails ICE Debut a Roaring Success.
Fantastic Jackpots, Aristocrat's N. America Class III Game Profile for February 2017.

Tuesday February 14, 2017
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Lottery's January Sales Fall Short of Projected Totals.
NBR Plans to Introduce Receipt Lottery to Boost VAT Compliance.
Gamblit Gaming File US Patent Application for Interactive Game Elements as Lottery Ticket in Enriched Game Play Environment (Single and/or Multiplayer) For Casino Applications.
US Patent Application Filed for Lottery System and Method with Real-Time Progressive Jackpot.
Lottery to Increase Participation in La Quiniela with More Matches to Halt Decline in Popularity.
National Lottery Online Sales a Winner as it Aims to Celebrate 30 Years with €5bn for Good Causes.
Dutch Postcode Lottery Funds Two-Month Oceana Research Expedition in the North Sea.
Lottery Maintains Gaming Corporation's Operations Outside CEZA Are Illegal.
Nevada Legislator Pushing to Drop Legal Gambling Age to 18.
Lottery Rigging Case Heading to Supreme Court.
Anti-Corruption Task Force Starts Internal Debate on Harsher Match-Fixing Laws.
Tasmanian Gambling Inquiry on Monday to Hear About the Social Harms of Gambling.
South Australia's Proposed Gambling Tax Highlights the Regulatory Mess of Online Betting.
Betfair Australia Appoint Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne and MercerBell.
Spanish 4Q Online Gambling Market Registers Increase of 19.91% Over the Same Period Last year.
Virtual Reality Casino Industry, Ready for Lift-Off.
Club Introduces Rewards Scheme for Pokers Machine Players.
The World's Biggest Gamblers.
Japan Cash Machine Looks Beyond Casinos in Emerging Markets.
Hollywood Gaming Sees Wagering Hike.
NYX Extends Partnership with Evoke Gaming for Expanded Delivery of Award-Winning Open Platform System.
Pechanga Winner Takes Home ¾ of $1 Million-Dollar Jackpot on Aristocrat's Game of Thrones™ Slot Game Penny Slot.

Vol. 78 No. 8
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Arjan van't Veer is the New Secretary General of the European Lotteries Association.
Three-Peat! Scientific Games Named International "Lottery Supplier of the Year" for Third Consecutive Year.
Kambi Group plc Release Q4 2016 Report.
NOVOMATIC Continues Its International Growth Strategy; Achieves Combined Revenues of More than 4 Billion EUR.
Social Integration of Refugees Through Sport: EL Teams Up with Strong Partners in a Pan-European Project.
Georgia Lottery Adds Extra Drawing Times to Cash 3 and Cash 4 Games.
Florida Lottery Players Will Soon Have A New Draw Game To Play.
#GuessWhosBackAZ: Arizona Lottery Mounts Giant Pickaxes at 5 Arizona Locations.
Smartcaptain App Set to Help 'Lottery Pool Managers' Organize Membership.
State Lotteries Board Shuts Down Illegal Gaming Centre.
Dutch Gaming Regulator Fines Operator €170 000 for Illegally Offering Online Gambling.
New Evidence from the Gambling Commission Reveals that Gamblers Risk Losing More Money and are Playing for Longer on Gaming Machines in Arcades than on FOBTs.
Missouri Lottery Extends Instant Games Contract with Scientific Games.
Kiron Interactive Becomes an Official Member of Rombet, Romania's Gambling Trade Association.
Tabcorp Announce AUSTRAC Proceedings Resolved (Subject to Court Approval).
The Nevada eSports Alliance Announce Official Launch.
AGE 2017 to Have Daily News Coverage.

Vol. 78 No. 7
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IGT Wins Contracts with Norsk Tipping to Provide Interactive Casino and Instant Win Game Libraries and Customized Games.
Scientific Games Brings Together Two Global Brands with New Playboy Don't Stop The Party! Featuring Pitbull Game.
Kambi Signs Deal with Greentube - NOVOMATIC Interactive.
Maryland Casinos Generate $126.2 Million in Revenue During January.
OPAP Group Announce New Strategic Technology Partnerships.
Azerbaijan State Lottery Chooses SBTech as its Platform and Sportsbook Supplier.
Delaware Lottery Offers Powerball® Players Chance to Win Exclusive Caribbean Vacation in Second-Chance Contest.
Gambling Commission Chief Executive Looks to the Future at This Year's Flagship Gaming Show.
Hoosier Lottery Releases the Frenzy!
New Mexico Lottery Announces Over $5 Million in Total Prizes in New Scratcher Games.
Florida Lotto® Free Ticket Wins One Lucky Player $12 Million Jackpot!
Touchdown! Long-time Panthers Fan Wins Season Tickets for 20 Years.
FIFA Strengthens Global Football Integrity Programme with Sportradar Agreement.
Inspired Announce Expansive Virtual Sports Partnership with OPAP.
EveryMatrix and Norsk Tipping Officially Ink the Deal for the Gaming Integration Platform.

Vol. 78 No. 6
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9M-on-9M Global Lottery Growth Up 4.9%; Sales Driven by North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe.
Scientific Games Announces Selected Preliminary Expected Fourth Quarter 2016 Results in Connection with Plan to Refinance a Portion of Its Debt.
Connecticut, Maryland, Minnesota, and Missouri Lotteries Achieve "Verified" Status under Responsible Gambling Best Practice.
Pollard Banknote Awarded Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension from the Arizona Lottery.
NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions wins seven year contract with Estonia's Eesti Loto to provide central system and player account management solutions.
FDJ Records a 4.6% Increase in Sales to €14.3 Billion in 2016 and Enters Third Year of Its FDJ 2020 Project.
December A Lucky Month for Lottery Players in Kentucky.
Svenska Spel Report Continued Strong Growth in Sales via Mobile.
The Arizona Lottery's Call to Artists: Original Artwork Opportunity.
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Lends Unsurpassed Global Expertise to Regulators, Suppliers and Operators at ICE Totally Gaming.
CIBELAE Informs Its Agenda in Advance.
Governor Scott's "Fighting For Florida's Future" Budget Fights for Record Education Contributions.
Arizona Lottery Makes Historic $206 Million Transfer to State Beneficiaries.
Thorsborg Institute, LLC is Proud to Announce Its 37th Anniversary Serving the Lottery and Gaming Industry Coincides with the Forthcoming ICE Conference in London.
Malta Gaming Authority: Skill Games Regulations & Fantasy Sports Ruling Now in Force.

Vol. 78 No. 5
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112 New Millionaires and Increased Gaming Revenues for Deutscher Lotto- und Totoblock in 2016.
Scientific Games Brings World's Best Gaming and Lottery Experiences to London at ICE Totally Gaming 2017.
Win a VIP Racing Weekend at Kansas Speedway in Two Lottery Drawings.
Tennessee Lottery Celebrates 13 Years, More Than $4 Billion for Education.
Georgia Lottery Corp. Raises Over Half-Billion Dollars for HOPE, Pre-K with Record 1H, 2Q.
Kansas Lottery's New PlayOn® Players Loyalty Program is a Game Changer!
Clear Number 1 for Online Lotto; Lotto24 Expands Its Online Market Share to 31 Percent in 2016.
Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Creates GSA Europe Association.
RNG Integrity: Perceptions of Fraud Risk and Known Vulnerabilities.
Tatts to Implement Comtrade Gaming's G2S Technology to Extend Monitoring Capacities.
Gaming Site Host Communities Receive Third-Quarter OLG Payment.
Can You Believe it? For the First Time in Play4 History, 1-2-1-2 Is Drawn!
WyoLotto Sends Player to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day.
Paf Player Pockets NetEnt's First Multi-Million-Euro Jackpot of 2017.
North American Law-Makers to Exchange Best Practice in Gaming Legislation with Their Peers in London.

Vol. 78 No. 4
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IGT Signs Agreement with Société De La Loterie Suisse Romande to Provide Aurora™ Lottery Technology and Services.
West Virginia Lottery Celebrating 31 Years.
Scientific Games Completes Acquisition of DEQ Systems Corp.
LOTTO24 AG Report Very Strong Fiscal Year 2016 with 399 Thousand New Customers.
Florida Lottery Celebrates 29 Years of Winning Moments; More than $30 billion Contributed to Education.
Governor-elect Appoints New West Virginia Lottery Director.
Great Start to the New Year for Ainsworth Shareholders.
Texas Lottery Launches San Antonio Spurs Scratch Ticket.
Hoosier Lottery Hits the BULLSEYE with Quick Draw.
FDJ and the LFP Extend and Strengthen Their Partnership for 4 Years, around the Parions Sport Brand.
Connecticut Lottery's Play3 Night Draws Triple Digits 7-7-7 on January 11, 2017.
For First Time in Nearly Four Years, Cash 5 Jackpot Tops $1 Million.
The Florida Lottery is Giving Players Four New Ways to Strike it Doubly Rich!
Powerball® Jackpot Winners Claim $121.6 Million Prize in Historic Drawing.
IGT Wins Seven-Year Contract to Provide Video Lottery Terminals, Central System, Site Controllers, Games and Operational Services to Svenska Spel in Sweden.

Vol. 78 No. 3
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New Cash Ball 225 Game Helps Mark Kentucky's Birthday.
WyoLotto 2016 Year in Review.
Scientific Games Wins First in Three Categories in Strictly Slots' the Best Slots of 2016 Awards.
Lotto Baden-Württemberg Announce Sales Increased 2.2 Per Cent in 2016, New Game to Launch in March.
St. Patrick's Day Raffle Tickets Now On Sale.
2016: A Winning Year for Lottery Players on the Prairies.
Online Lottery Operator ZEAL Network SE Joins EGBA.
Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December.
Pennsylvania Lottery Offers Tips to Avoid Newly Reported Scam.
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases December 2016 Index.
Lottery Kicks Off King Cake Giveaway with its Mardi Gras Games.
A Request for Public Comment: Table Games Rules Regulations.

Vol. 78 No. 2
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IGT Extends Contract to Provide Instant Ticket Printing Services to the Idaho Lottery.
Missouri Lottery Recipient of National Certification for Responsible Gaming.
Demographic Survey of Texas Lottery Players 2016.
Idaho Lottery Extends Instant Ticket Contract with Pollard Banknote.
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Becomes First Laboratory Awarded Accreditation in the Czech Republic.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency is Seeking a Director of Contract Management.
Government Will Retain the Current Regulatory Model that Gives Norsk Tipping and Norsk Rikstoto a Monopoly on the Provision of Gaming and Betting Services.
New Jersey Lottery Beneficiaries Receive Record-Breaking Contribution for Fiscal Year 2016.
New Mexico Lottery Launches a Scratcher "Frenzy" Promotion.
January Brings New Ways to Win Millions in Arkansas.
Florida Lottery Reaches $6.2 Billion in Sales During Calendar Year 2016.
Dutch Gambling Authority Announce New License for Lotteries.
Danske Spil-Owned CEGO Chooses EveryMatrix as Platform Provider.
SYNOT Group Opens Casino in Georgia.
AGE 2017 is Already Setting New Records.
ICE 2017 Confirmed as the Biggest on Record as Net Space Increases by Nearly 2,000 Square Metres.

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