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Keith Galea, Helio Gaming: Making lottery products more accessible to players

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Having successfully shaken up the lottery sector, betting on lottery providers have been met with several regulatory roadblocks over the last few years, particularly in mainstream markets. Yet Helio Gaming, which counts the concept as just one part of its flexible gaming engine, was well prepared for such an eventuality.  The Malta-based provider is targeting Africa and Asia as part …

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SBC granted associate membership of The European Lotteries

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SBC has been accepted as an associate member of The European Lotteries (EL), as it continues to strengthen its working relationship with the state lotteries sector. The membership of the leading European umbrella organisation of national lotteries has been approved by EL’s Executive Committee and is expected to be fully ratified at the General Assembly in June 2020.  SBC has …

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Richard Mifsud, Helio Gaming: The lottery cross-sell opportunity for sports betting operators

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Malta-based lottery provider Helio Gaming is gearing up for another busy period after a hectic first quarter in 2019. SBC caught up with CEO Richard Mifsud (pictured) to see what’s happening in the world of lotteries, and how other operators are getting in on the act. SBC: Can you give us a quick summary of where the world of lotteries is …

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Lottoland granted licences to launch in South Africa

Online lottery operator Lottoland has been granted two licences by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board in South Africa. One of the licences is a bookmakers licence that enables the operator to offer fixed odds betting contingencies to South African customers. The second is a manufacturing licence, allowing Lottoland to develop and use the company’s own software for its …

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Betinvest Lottery secures Gaming Associates Europe certification

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The Lottery solution from Betinvest has been certified by Gaming Associates Europe Limited, one of the UK’s most reputable laboratories which is accredited in the EU zone as well as Crown or British Overseas territories such as the Isle of Man and Gibraltar. This allows Betinvest to supply its in-house Lottery solutions to both online and retail gaming operators in …

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LOT.TO expands numbers dynamics with Betradar

Next generation i-lottery systems and lottery games provider LOT.TO has confirmed that it will utilise Betradar (Sportradar AG subsidiary) betting software services to enhance its numbers based betting solution for sportsbook customers. In 2018, Betradar has moved to revamp its ‘numbers betting’ solution simplifying game formats whilst improving customer functionalities for its lottery components. Updating stakeholders LOT.TO development confirms that …

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ASA cautions Camelot over location of advertisement

Camelot has been wrapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after the UK lottery operator placed a scratchcard outside the entrance of a school. The ad in question featured an image of a rainbow scratch card with the text “Scratch and See … Top prize £50,000 Lucky Fortune … 7 CHANCES TO WIN! £2”. Issuing its response, Camelot outlined that …

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Record digital returns and ticket sales increase for National Lottery

Camelot UK has announced a £175.9m increase on National Lottery ticket sales to £3,456.3m for the first six months of its 2018/19 financial year (1 April to 29 September 2018). Camelot’s success in building on last year’s sales progress comes as the group seeks to benefit from its wide-ranging strategic review which it conducted in 2017. Over the same period, sales …

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UK Government rejects ‘distribution updates’ on National Lottery sales

The UK Government has outlined that it has rejected proposals to give weekly updates on ticket sales to firms that share out proceeds to good causes. The rejection comes after a consultation period, following proposals to reform how money is distributed charity from society lotteries. Regarding the consultation period, the government previously detailed that: “Society lotteries play a vital part …

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UK government to consider society lottery reform

Society Lotteries could be set for major reform, as the UK government embarks upon a consultation period relating to the amount of money that can be raised for good causes. Running for a period of ten weeks, and open to members of the public, a series of rises are to be considered, with the previous sales limit increase occurring in …

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