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    A syndicate of eight investment banking groups have been selected to work on the privatisation of French state-owned gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ).

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    Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has issued United Lottery Solutions with an official warning and financial penalty of SEK700,000 (£52,423/€65,492/$73,304) after ruling the Lottoland operator breached national laws on lottery betting.

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    Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec has reported a 3.1% year-on-year increase in revenue to CAD$2.83bn (£1.68bn/€1.89bn/US$2.12bn) for its 2018-19 financial year, with the contribution from its igaming offering growing to $105.4m.

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    Revenue from regulated gambling in the Czech Republic fell 21.3% in 2018 to CZK31.3bn (£1.1bn/€1.2bn/$1.4bn), with the decline down to a lower contribution from slot machines.

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    Switzerland’s cantonal lottery operators Loterie Romande and Swisslos have seen money raised for charitable projects across the country decline to CHF588m (£457.8m/€525.6m/$593.8m) in 2018.

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    Lottoland Australia has launched legal action against a ruling by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) that the lottery betting operator breached national law by offering prohibited interactive gambling services in the country.

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    The Kenyan National Assembly is considering a bill that would revamp the country’s regulatory framework for gambling, imposing significantly higher costs on licensed operators and establishing the country’s first national lottery.

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    Camelot UK Lotteries has revealed that the UK’s National Lottery generated a record £1.83bn (€2.06bn/$2.32bn) in digital sales in 2018-19, with overall tickets sales also rising to £7.21bn.

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    Greek lotteries and gaming solutions provider Intralot has reported an 8.5% year-on-year decline in revenue for the first quarter of its financial year, following weaker performances from all key business units.

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    Brazil’s much-delayed privatisation of the state’s instant lottery games business Loteria Exclusiva Instantânea (Lotex) has once again been postponed following a lack of interest in from potential bidders.

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    International Game Technology (IGT) has reported a 5% year-on-year decline in group revenue for the first quarter of 2019, a result of lower revenue from gaming operations.

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    Lottery solutions provider AGTech Holdings has won a contract to develop and deploy augmented reality technology for the China Sports Lottery, one of the country’s two major national lotteries.

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    Gambling revenue in Latvia increased 15.3% year-on-year in the first quarter, with national regulator the Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection (IAUI) reporting growth across all key verticals.

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    Lottery brokerage Zeal Network has reported a 26.3% year-on-year increase in adjusted earnings before interest and tax in the first quarter of 2019, despite being hit by a drop in revenue.

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    Happy Friday igamers! This week we do the sums on where good causes money is going in Ireland, ponder an odd image and say farewell to the man who threw the industry into disarray with his reinterpretation of the Wire Act.

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    Swedish gaming operator Svenska Spel has reported a 5.9% decline in net gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with growth in the new Sport & Casino igaming division offset by struggles in its lottery and land-based gaming units.

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    The UK Gambling Commission has set out its business plan for 2019-20, with a continued focus on protecting consumers, preventing gambling-related harm and raising overall standards in the industry.

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    This week we look at role reversal in the lottery space, ponder the outrage over the M&M's slot-machine dispenser and payday loans and giggle at some of the more outlandish Royal baby name predictions

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    The Department of Justice (DoJ) has claimed that its revised stance on the 1961 Wire Act did not address the legality of interstate and online lotteries, with a review into the matter ongoing.

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    SBTech may be formally confirmed as the Oregon State Lottery’s (OSL) sports betting partner later this month, though its selection as the preferred vendor has been protested by Scientific Games, a rival bidder for the contract.

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