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@ScientificGames wins long-term deal with Ecuador National Lottery

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Gambling Commission loses National Lottery ‘enabling agreement’ appeal

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Women’s Interest in Online Gambling is on the rise

Women's interest in online gambling is on the rise. According to British Gambling Commission, 42% of female respondents agreed to have participated in gambling activities within the previous month. Females around the ages of 35 to 54 are the most likely group to gamble.
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National Lottery £20m Lotto jackpot winner yet to claim prize

Camelot urges lottery players to check their tickets after one lucky ticket holder scooped the £20 million Lotto jackpot on Saturday night (August 6). The winner has not yet come forward to claim the prize. Saturday's winning Lottos numbers were 14, 15, 31, 41, 44, 45, and the bonus number was 20. 95 players won £1,750 each for getting five of the six numbers in the draw, 6,610 matched four numbers to win £140 each. No player matched all five numbers and won more than £350,000.
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National Lottery £20m Lotto jackpot winner yet to claim prize

Lucky ticket holder scoops £20m Lotto jackpot

One lucky ticket holder has won Saturday's £20 million jackpot. Saturday’s winning Lotto numbers were 14, 15, 31, 41, 44, 45 and the bonus number was 20. 95 players each won £1,750 after matching five of the six numbers. Two players won a total of £13,000 in Saturday Lottos HotPicks.
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Lucky ticket holder scoops £20m Lotto jackpot
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Internet Vikings has launched its iGaming hosting operations in Iowa. MegaFans has announced that its Summer Extravaganza Tournament will have a $100,000 prize pool. Pragmatic Play has strengthened its position in Buenos Aires City, Argentina following the approval of its Live Casino content. IGT has signed an agreement to deliver engaging iLottery content through its high-performing remote gaming server to the Michigan Lottery. SciPlay Corporation has a summer-long social media and advertising campaign for the top-ranked casino game Jackpot Party starring actress and entrepreneur Sofia Vergara.
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Gambling addiction numbers remain steady in UK in latest survey

Gambling addiction numbers remain steady in UK in latest survey. Men represent the bigger number of problem gamblers. The most vulnerable age group is people between 16 and 24. People are waiting for the return of physical gaming venues. The White Paper, a review of Gambling Act 2005, is coming. It will change the British gaming market. Online gambling is still the most popular method of gambling in the UK. National Lottery tickets are bought mostly online. They are more generous. There is a higher contribution to good causes. UK Gabbling Commission is looking for new methods to conduct similar surveys in future.
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Gambling addiction numbers remain steady in UK in latest survey
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We won a massive £3.6m Euromillions lottery jackpot

Helen and Lee Kuchczynski won a huge Euromillions jackpot of £3.6m on July 12. They bought a detached house and a sports car with their winnings. Helen's first purchase as a millionaire was two bags of cat litter. Lee invested in a new £17 back-scratcher. The couple picked up their cheque at The Midland Hotel in Morecambe, Lancashire, on Friday. Their numbers were 14, 18, 24, 25, 50 and Lucky Star 6.
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We won a massive £3.6m Euromillions lottery jackpot

Scientific Games Announces New 10-Year Contract With Ecuador National Lottery

Scientific Games Announces New 10-year Contract With Ecuador National Lottery. Electronic Draw Games Will Launch for the First Time in Ecuador. Revenues from the sale of Lotería Nacional’s instant and draw games will benefit Junta de Beneficencia de Guayaquil. Scientific Games is the world”s largest creator, producer and manager of lottery instant games. Its instant products represent 70% of global retail sales. It is a global leader in lottery and sports betting systems, digital lottery games, mobile apps, and player loyalty programs.
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EveryMatrix Agrees to Provide 888casino with Content

EveryMatrix agrees to provide 888casino with content from its brands. The agreement covers games from EveryMatrix’s Armadillo and Spearhead Studios. Every Matrix is already live in several US jurisdictions, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Michigan. In May, the company acquired a license for West Virginia.
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UK winner scoops record £195m EuroMillions jackpot

A UK ticket-holder has won the biggest-ever EuroMillions jackpot of £195 million. The holder will be able to buy 11 Boeing 747 jets, 23 Pisces-VI Submarines, Southampton Football Club or a townhouse in London’s Mayfair. They are richer than Adele. The winner is the 15th UK winner of over £100 million and the fourth lucky Euromillions winner this year.
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UK winner scoops record £195m EuroMillions jackpot

National Lottery Lotto jackpot of £11.6 million being shared by 1.4m people

Nobody won the £11.6 million jackpot on Saturday. 74 ticket-holders won £5,421 each. 1,430,320 winners will share the jackpots according to the number of matches they achieved. No-one won all six numbers to claim the top prize of £500,000. Three people won second prize £ 5,5k. 129,634 ticket holders won a prize instead of the usual £30 for matching just three main numbers.
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National Lottery Lotto jackpot of £11.6 million being shared by 1.4m people

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Most of the 50 states in the United States have legalized gambling in some way. The forms of gambling allowed differ depending on each state’s laws.
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Thailand’s Online Gambling Industry Size in 2022

Almost 81% of participants in a survey by the Casino Committee of Thailand would welcome a legal casino and entertainment complex in Thailand. Online gambling in the country is growing. The only form of gambling that is legal in Thai is the national lottery and horse betting. The Casino committee has submitted their findings to the government for them to consider the establishment of legal casinos.
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UK Gambling Minister Chris Philp hints online gaming a likely target of upcoming White Paper

UK Gambling Minister Chris Philphas hints online gaming is a likely target of upcoming White Paper. National Lottery is the biggest form of gambling in terms of gross yield, totaling about £4 billion ($4.1 billion) yearly. About 30% of the population played the lottery in any given month. Kevin Brennan (Labour, Cardiff West) asked Philp about the use of credit cards in gambling. Philps' answer was considered incomplete and he offered to write to the committee with the precise answer. He said that credit card use is allowed for some forms of betting and not for others.
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UK Gambling Minister Chris Philp hints online gaming a likely target of upcoming White Paper

Live National Lottery Lotto and Thunderball winning results for Saturday, July 9

Wednesday's top prize went unclaimed. 43 ticket-holders netted £1,750 each by matching five balls on Wednesday. Joe and Jess Thwaite became the UK's record National Lottery winners on Tuesday, May 10. The biggest ever Lotto winner was created in April 2016 when an anonymous player banked £35m. The main L lottery game jackpot of £42,008,610 was drawn in January 1996 and split between three anonymous winners.
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Live National Lottery Lotto and Thunderball winning results for Saturday, July 9

Europe’s largest ever lottery prize still up for grabs as EuroMillions jackpot hits historic €230 million Cap

The winning Quick Pick ticket worth €500,000 was sold on Thursday 7th July at the Centra store beside the Bonnington Hotel on the Swords Road in Dublin 9. The winner should contact the National Lottery prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email [email protected] to claim their prize. Next Tuesday's draw will see the EuroMillions jackpot capped at €230 million. The National lottery has raised more than €6 billion for Good Causes since it was established 34 years ago. Nearly 30% of every €1 spent on all National lotteries goes back to Good Cause.
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Europe’s largest ever lottery prize still up for grabs as EuroMillions jackpot hits historic €230 million Cap

Malta Gaming Authority issues National Lottery licence

Malta Gaming Authority issues a ten-year licence to IZI Group's National Lottery plc. The company will replace the previous operator, Maltco Lotteries. First Lotto draw takes place this Saturday. New Tuesday L lottery draw begins next week. IZI Group also operates Malta's land-based Dragonara Casino and the IZIBET online and retail betting brand. It is committed to promoting responsible gaming. Its CEO Johann Schembri believes the licence affirms the hard work they have been undertaking.
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Malta Gaming Authority issues National Lottery licence

Malta Gaming Authority issues new National Lottery licence

National Lottery PLC has been granted a 10-year-long licence to operate the lottery. It is the first fully-owned Maltese company to take over the running of the Lotteries for the past 18 years. The Malta Gaming Authority is confident that the concessionaire will maintain the highest level of operational and compliance standards. The minister for economy, European Funds and Lands hopes that it will continue to enhance the popular National Lotting Games. NationalLotteryPLC entered into deals with EveryMatrix and International Game Technology to supply online games and technology to the Nationallottery of Malta.
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Malta Gaming Authority issues new National Lottery licence

Gambling Minister Chris Philp revolts against Boris Johnson and resigns

Chris Philp, a Member of Parliament, has resigned as Gambling Minister. He took issue with the government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Phil pipped Johnson for his behavior, which included allegations of inappropriate behavior against others. The White Paper overhauling the G gambling act 2005 has been delayed several times. It is expected to be published soon. The gambling industry is facing many challenges today. Anti-gambling campaigners argue that lives are being lost. Johnson is likely to resign by the end of the day today and PhilP is resigning as well.
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Gambling Minister Chris Philp revolts against Boris Johnson and resigns

MGA grants National Lottery licence to National Lottery PLC

MGA grants National Lottery licence to NationalLottery PLC. The licence is valid for a ten-year term. Nationallottery plc was granted the exclusive right to operate the National lottery in Malta. The operation of the lottery shall be subject to the regulation and supervision of MGA. Minister for the Economy, European Funds and Lands hopes the new operator will continue to enhance the popular National lotteries games. Carl Brincat, Mga CEO is confident that the concessionaire will dedicate all resources necessary to maintain the highest level of operational and compliance standards.
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MGA grants National Lottery licence to National Lottery PLC

Record £191m lottery EuroMillions jackpot up for grabs in Friday’s draw

Record £191m lottery EuroMillions jackpot up for grabs in Friday’s draw. Biggest ever Euromillions winner could be crowned next Friday if they scoop the estimated £190m jack pot. If they match all the numbers in the draw, they would become richer than singer Dua Lipa, who has an estimated net worth of £36m, and actor James Corden, with an estimate networth of around £50m. They would topple the current British record-holders from the top spot, Joe and Jess Thwaite from Gloucester, from who scooped a record £184m Euro Millions prize less than two months ago.
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Record £191m lottery EuroMillions jackpot up for grabs in Friday’s draw

EuroMillions £186m jackpot tonight could create UK's biggest-ever winner

The UK's biggest-ever lottery winner could be crowned on Tuesday when a £186 million EuroMillions jackpot is up for grabs. The winner would be richer than Harry Styles and Adele. Joe and Jess Thwaite from Gloucester scooped a record-breaking £184 million jack pot less than two months ago. There have already been three UK Euromillions’ jackpots winners this year alone. A total of 14 UK National Lottery winners have bagged prizes of more than £100 million so far. Euro Millions players are urged to buy their tickets before 7.
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EuroMillions £186m jackpot tonight could create UK's biggest-ever winner

EveryMatrix to power Maltese National Lottery with content

EveryMatrix will provide Malta National Lottery with content. EveryMatrix is a subsidiary of IZI Group plc. NationalLottery plC won the tender to operate the lottery. It's the first time in 18 years that the national lottery has been operated by a Maltese-owned company. Since its privatization in 2004, the Malta Lotteries has run by non-Malta-based companies. This is the first time that it will be run fully natively. The Every Matrix content portfolio will help slash the black market and help players onboard onto traditional, regulated and highly-trusted alternatives.
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There’s a lot riding on Pattaya’s prospects for a casino

Parliamentary committee recommended Pattaya as one of five nation-wide bases for legalized gambling. At least half of Thai population indulged in gambling in the past year. There are rumors Pattya has a secret casino base equipped with roulette wheels and blackjack tables ready for opening. The Las Vegas Sands Group last year endorsed the idea that Thai casino complexes might best be built from scratch. The real estate industry is delighted with the prospect of legalization. It is well known that Pattayans are delighted about the possibility of higher property prices.
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There’s a lot riding on Pattaya’s prospects for a casino

EveryMatrix selected as the Online Provider for the National Lottery of Malta

EveryMatrix selected as the Online Provider for the National Lottery of Malta. EveryMatrix will integrate the IGT retail transaction engine into its CasinoEngine solution. The National lottery of Maltese will be run by a wholly-owned Maltian company for first time in 18 years. The lottery was privatised in 2004. It will provide Maltesers with a service that is local, innovative and of the highest levels of quality. NationalLottery plc will work closely with the authorities to eradicate all forms of lottery abuse.
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EveryMatrix selected as the Online Provider for the National Lottery of Malta

New gambling curbs will exclude kit deals

The government is reviewing the 2005 Gambling Act. It will introduce a maximum stakes of between £2 and £5 for online casinos and a ban on free bets and VIP packages for those who incur heavy losses. Companies will be required to remove features from online games that increase the level of risk for customers. The government will relax regulations for bricks-and-mortar casinos. They will have the right to install 80 gaming machines and extend credit to wealthy foreigners. A new ombudsman will set up to bolster people’s rights if gambling companies fail to be socially responsible.
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EuroMillions jackpot of £150 million up for grabs today

A jackpot of £150 million is up for grabs in this evening's EuroMillions lottery draw. If a UK player were to scoop the entire amount, they would be richer than Serena Williams, the highest-earning female tennis star of all time, and Roger Federer, who is worth £447 million. Gloucestershire couple became the biggest UK Euromillions jackpots winners when they collected £184 million with a Lucky Dip ticket in May. There was a winner who became £109 million richer in February and a lucky player banked £54 million this month.
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EuroMillions jackpot of £150 million up for grabs today

Tonight's EuroMillions lottery jackpot rises to around £150million

A jackpot of £150 million is up for grabs in Tuesday's EuroMillions lottery draw. If a UK player scooped the entire amount they would be richer than Serena Williams, the highest-earning female tennis star of all time. The winner could buy 500,397 Wimbledon attendees over the 13-day tournament a portion of strawberries and cream 119 times over. It would also outstrip the earnings of British rising star Emma Raducanu. Joe and Jess Thwaite, of Gloucestershire, became the biggest UK Euromillions jackpots winner when they collected £184 million with a Lucky Dip ticket in May.
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Tonight's EuroMillions lottery jackpot rises to around £150million

Lucky ticket-holder scoops weekend jackpot to win almost £4m

Lucky ticket-holder has won the weekend jackpot of almost £4m. Nobody won it on Wednesday. It's the third big National Lottery win this month. The winning numbers were 13, 23, 25, 31, 43, 52, and the bonus number was 06. One player walked away with the second biggest prize of £1m after matching five balls and getting the Bonus Ball.
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Lucky ticket-holder scoops weekend jackpot to win almost £4m

Lithuania Sets New Lottery Age Purchase to +18

The Budget and Finance Committee of Lithuania’s Seimas has completed a draft decree proposing new standards on lottery play and advertising for the Baltic state. The Committee's headline measure called for a vote to raise the minimum age of purchase of lottery tickets from 16-to-18 years of age. If approved, the government will enforce a new lottery age restriction from 1 January 2023. Olifėja, Lithuania's state-sanctioned operator, was ordered to display age-range notifications and safer gambling warnings across its weekly lottery draws.
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Claim received in UK for £54.9m EuroMillions jackpot

Claim received in UK for £54.9m EuroMillions jackpot. The winner matched all seven numbers to scoop £53,957,242.50 in the draw on Friday June 10. Camelot's senior winners’ adviser Andy Carter is delighted the huge jackpots has been claimed. There is another chance for a big UK winner tomorrow night (Tuesday June 21) when there is an estimated £122m jack pot up for grabs.
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Claim received in UK for £54.9m EuroMillions jackpot

EuroMillions: Winner of 'life-changing' £55m jackpot urged to claim prize

The winner of a £54.9m EuroMillions jackpot has been identified. The ticket-holder bought the ticket in a retail store. They have 180 days to claim the prize. The National Lottery has already seen an anonymous UK winner claim £109m from the draw on 4 February and the biggest ever National lottery win of £184m was won by Joe and Jess Thwaite from Cheltenham on 10 May.
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EuroMillions: Winner of 'life-changing' £55m jackpot urged to claim prize

Belgian National Lottery hits back at allegations it paid for ad ban

Belgian National Lottery is the largest gambling advertiser in the country. The government announced a gambling advertising ban on 10 May. It is set to go into effect towards the end of the year. A newspaper alleged that the lottery offered to pay an additional €30 million over three years in exchange for the ad ban. Lotteries claims the government proposed higher payments. The lottery claims private gambling operators have a free hand due to the lack of regulation and enforcement of rules in casino games and sports betting.
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Belgian National Lottery hits back at allegations it paid for ad ban

£54.9m EuroMillions jackpot remains unclaimed as players urged to check tickets

£54.9m EuroMillions jackpot remains unclaimed as players urged to check tickets. Winning ticket-holder bought their ticket in a retail store, rather than online. Players have 180 days from the day of the draw to claim their prize if they have the winning ticket. The National Lottery has already seen an anonymous UK winner claim £109 million from draw on February 4 and the biggest-ever National lottery win of £184 million by Joe and Jess Thwaite from Cheltenham on May 10.
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£54.9m EuroMillions jackpot remains unclaimed as players urged to check tickets

Lottery Online Vs. Offline Lottery

Almost everybody plays the lotto online. Many people don't worry about watching the draw on TV because their phones will tell them if they won. Some people still buy tickets in person.
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Lottery Online Vs. Offline Lottery