Betting services supplier Sports Information Services (SIS) has expanded into the number games market with the acquisition of the full shareholding of draw-based and virtual sports developer 49’s from GVC Holdings and William Hill.
In the second part of Joanne Christie's analysis of how lotteries must evolve after lockdown, discussion turns to the content and channels of marketing campaigns, and the importance of a digital fallback for the core retail offering.
The German state of Bremen’s Audit Committee has highlighted failings in state lottery operator Bremer Toto and Lotto’s (BTL) marketing practices, and flagged a major conflict of interest in its governance.
The inaugural edition of ICE North America opened with an overview of the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) from H2 Gambling Capital, while expert panels explored how igaming is being leveraged by a crisis-hit land-based sector and digital transformation in the US lottery space
French operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has secured a syndicated loan worth €380m (£333.8m/$413.0m) to finance its acquisition of exclusive operating rights for lottery games in the country for a further 25 years.
A number of high-profile gaming businesses look set to compete in the tender process, which could see the contract to operate the UK National Lottery wrestled away from long-term incumbent Camelot for the first time.
A cultural shift in the industry has seen operators look to ramp up their responsible gaming controls, with many bringing in external help to do so, writes Daniel O’Boyle. But can external consultants really play a role in changing company culture?