Kenya’s betting operators have lost their latest attempt to secure a tax reprieve after Parliament threw out a proposal to reduce tax on gambling revenue from 35 percent to 15 percent.
Playtech has recently added Kong Scratch and Iron Man 2 Scratch to its scratch card portfolio, based on two of its most popular online slots.
GTech has announced that it was successful in securing an extension of its contract to service the Minnesota Lottery, soon after it was told that it had lost the bid for the Louisiana State Lottery to its rival, Intralot.
The UK Lottery, which is run by Camelot, announced that it has launched a new mobile platform, which will allow players to purchase lottery tickets and other games, as well as manage their accounts from their mobile devices. The new service will be compatible for a wide range of smart phones and will bring the lottery to players’ fingertips when they’re on the go.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Lottomatica, GTECH, has been chosen to be the exclusive technology provider for LottoTech Limited.
The top Italian based lottery provider, Lottomatica, released its 2008 results to show excellent performance across the board. According to the company, revenues grew by 50% in the final quarter of 2008, with total pre-tax earnings for the year reaching over 750 million Euro.
Parlay Entertainment has signed a lucrative deal with the national lottery of Lithuania, known as Olifeja, which will see Olifeja working off Parlay 5.1 software platform by the end of this summer.
Leading lottery provider, GTech, was pleased to announce that it has secured a lucrative deal that will enable it to provide services to the New York State Lottery.
The New Hampshire Lottery has announced the name of the successful vendor for the implementation of a new lottery gaming system which will include the operation of online games as well as instant games management.
The Providence based GTech Corporation, one of the most powerful lottery providers in the world, has extended its contract with the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation for a further four years.
New Zealand is giving its citizens a chance to purchase lottery scratch cards via the internet after the National Lottery Commission of the island nation of New Zealand took the lead to introduce the new buying format. Online casinos are, however, illegal in New Zealand and regulatory bodies are not available to deal with that side of gambling.
In addition to a contract won last year by Greece’s Intralot S.A., the company has signed a further contract in terms of which it will provide Ohio Lottery’s gaming systems with instant gaming services for a period of two years with an option to extend the contract for three more two-year periods.
Microgaming casino operator, Casino Rewards, has announced the launch of a brand new online product – Rewards Riches. The site will feature an innovative and contemporary online lottery that rewards big prizes very, very often.