Legislation that would make charitable casino nights legal in the state of North Carolina was vetoed Wednesday by Democratic Governor Roy Cooper (pictured) who reportedly said he feared approving the bill would open the door to a video poker industry, one which the state has for years worked to eradicate. WRAL.com reports that the Governor said in a statement that...
Leading Channel Islands lottery and instant win games content provider, Twelve40 Ltd, has announced its most recent partnership with Ofertas365 for the launch of AfroMillionsLotto. Run by Ofertas365, the new African-facing lottery becomes the continent’s largest lotto jackpot and launches this month in Nigeria, according to the press release. Under the terms of the newly formed partnership, AfroMillionsLotto will be provided...
Real money iGaming developer, Glück Games, has named Rafael Razim (pictured) as the company’s new, full-time Chief Technology Officer (TCO). The Gibraltar and Berlin-based iGaming company designs and engineers casual real money gaming content for the online casino and lottery market. Recognized as one of Berlin’s top CTOs, Razim has a wealth of experience in the iGaming sector. Having previously co-founded...
The governing body responsible for overseeing India‘s goods and services tax (GST) system, announced a new dual tax rate on lottery tickets on Sunday, right before the confirmed July 1 roll-out of the new indirect tax regime. Among the newly introduced tax rates introduced by the GST Council, were higher taxation for privately run lotteries as well as other “luxury” services...
Ioway Internet Gaming Enterprise Limited, an Isle of Man company operated by the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has reportedly obtained a gaming license in the Isle of Man. Marking the first US tribal operator’s entrance into the United Kingdom’s online gaming market. Less than two years after announcing its intention to operate an international gambling website from its tribal lands situated...
The two men previously in charge of an official Chinese state lottery have reportedly been stripped of their positions for illegally taking bribes following an investigation by the nation’s top graft watchdog. According to a report from the Reuters news service, the former head of the China Welfare Lottery Management Center, Bao Xuequan, and his former deputy, Wang Yunge, were...
In Manila, South Korea’s Sung Ho Kim was able to defeat fellow countryman Jae Hyun Lim to win the Main Event of the 2017 edition of the Asian Poker Tour (APT). Sung Ho took home USD 40,250 for first prize, along with his first ever APT Championship trophy and the APT Championship Ring. The buy-in for each of the event’s 132...
The Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic is preparing to launch a new receipt lottery this October, local daily news portal Hospodářské Noviny reports. The lottery, which was originally planned to be released by the middle of September, will be part of the new Electronic Cash register system that was released in December of 2016 to increase revenues...
As a top provider of lottery, gaming and interactive solutions, Scientific Games has provided quality lottery products for the state of Ohio for sixteen years now. The partnership has been productive and the Ohio Lottery Commission has now decided to extend their contract with Scientific Games for primary instant games for another two years. According to G3newswire, Scientific Games has...
In May, the Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania announced that a major renovation was to take place within the property. A total of $50 million would be spent on the expansion, with a new poker room, two restaurants and concert hall added. As a result of the expansion, the casino is in need of additional workers. This week, the casino will...

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