Online drives German lottery sales to Euro 8.2 Billion

“This year too, Germans were able to escape everyday life, dream or even find happiness with our safe, responsible lottery products. We were able to distribute around €4.0 billion in winnings across all types of games. The high winnings usually receive the most media attention. But we are experiencing the joy that even the many smaller winnings bring to game participants nationwide,” says Axel Holthaus, managing director of LOTTO Niedersachsen, the company currently in charge of the DLTB.

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Arizona Lottery Recognizes National Poverty Awareness Month

“Giving back to communities statewide in support of a better quality of life for all Arizonans is at the heart of the Lottery’s mission,” said Arizona Lottery CEO Alec Thomson. “Lottery revenue provides vital funding for programs and services that help some of our state’s most vulnerable populations, including Arizonans experiencing poverty and homelessness.”

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Delaware Launches Online Sports Betting

Helene Keeley, Director of the Delaware Lottery, said "We knew that we needed to move forward. We knew that the competition from the other states was growing, and we needed to go online and we needed to launch as quickly as possible. We deferred to the [legislative] working group but then we had to make an executive decision," Keeley stated.

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Powerball Ticket in Michigan Wins $842.4 Million Jackpot in New Year’s Day Drawing

“What an incredible beginning to the New Year for Powerball!” said Drew Svitko, Powerball Product Group Chair and Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director. “In addition to our big jackpot winner, there are hundreds of good causes supported by U.S. lotteries that will receive further funding from this jackpot run. Thank you to our players for making this possible! Happy New Year!”

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The top prize in Spain's 'El Gordo' Christmas lottery goes to the number 88008

The immensely popular lottery will distribute a total of 2.6 billion euros in prizes this year, much of it in small winnings. Street and bar celebrations normally break out, with winners uncorking bottles of sparkling wine and singing and dancing. The event is televised nationally from Madrid's Teatro Real opera house.

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Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races officially began cashing West Virginia Lottery traditional scratch off and draw game winning tickets

“In response to the many requests from Lottery players in the eastern panhandle of the state, we are excited with this news,” Lottery Director John Myers said. “We want to thank Penn Entertainment for their willingness to partner with us to better serve our traditional Lottery players in those counties by providing them with a place they can cash winning tickets up to $5,000.”

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Loto-Québec achieves expected results

“We have achieved the results we anticipated for the first six months of fiscal 2023–2024, despite an economic climate that is putting pressure on Quebecers’ pocketbooks. We’re maintaining the focus on our objectives,” said PRESIDENT AND CEO, Jean-François Bergeron.  "We believe it’s important to keep modernizing our offerings in a responsible manner, as always.” “We also unveiled our 2023–2028 Corporate Social Responsibility Plan. It demonstrates our commitment to balancing the commercial and social aspects of our mission to make a positive contribution to the community.”

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Sarah Taylor, Executive Director of the Hoosier Lottery, and president of NASPL passes the gavel to Cindy Polzin, Director of the Wisconsin Lottery and incoming president of NASPL

What an amazing week at NASPL 2023 in Milwaukee. Thank you to all the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries members for a wonderful year as I served as association president. I am also deeply honored and humbled to be inducted into the PGRI Lottery Industry Hall of Fame
Thank you to our colleagues from around the world for joining me during the International Panel discussion.
As I pass the gavel on to Cindy Polzin, the Director of the Wisconsin Lottery, I know that NASPL will be in great hands!!
#NASPL23 #lottery    Photo credit NASPL

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