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2014-10-01 16:24:21

New Multi-State Lottery To Make "More & More Millionaires" LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than 30 days, a group of lottery officials will do something that hasn't been done in more than 12 years - create a new multi-state lottery game. The new lottery game, called MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB, will pool prize money to make "more and more millionaires." The news comes as the lottery industry's largest annual gathering at the North American Association of State and...

2014-09-26 08:23:22

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("500.com" or the "Company"), a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, today announced that is has been accepted as an associate member and Gold Contributor to the World Lottery Association ("WLA") Summit 2014 in Rome, Italy which will take place on November 2-5, 2014. The WLA is a member-based organization to advance the interests of state-authorized lotteries. The WLA has members from...

2014-09-25 16:25:12

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that it has signed a full extension of its contract with the Delaware Lottery to continue as a provider of instant lottery games and a Cooperative Services Program (CSP). Under the agreement, the Company will continue to provide instant games to the Delaware Lottery for three additional years beginning February 1, 2015. Scientific Games will also...

2014-09-19 23:08:45

TinBu, North America's leading supplier of lottery data, has released a responsive lottery data product that automatically adjusts for use on computers, iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Nokia, HTC, tablets and other mobile devices. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 TinBu, LLC, North America's leading provider of lottery data feeds to digital publishers, is pleased to announce the release of their responsive lottery results platform for the U.S. and Canadian markets. This new...

2014-09-12 20:20:24

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur Kay, the 23-year-old British founder of environmentally sustainable startup bio-bean, has won the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2014. The jury, chaired by Ellen MacArthur, awarded Kay euro 500,000 ($680,000 USD) at the final in Amsterdam to realize his green business plan. Kay's company uses a patented process to upcycle waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuel products, namely biodiesel and biomass pellets, used for powering buildings...

2014-09-11 12:24:11

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, the Illinois Lottery is giving Illinoisans a chance to win even more cash with the debut of their newest instant games: Loose Change, Super $100 Frenzy, Super $500 Frenzy and $300,000,000 Cash Spectacular offer players multiple chances to win big prizes. These games join popular instant games like Crossword and ongoing numbers games like Lotto. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140807/134471 Turn coins into dollar bills...

2014-09-10 12:24:03

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("500.com" or the "Company"), a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, today announced that it came to the Company's attention that there was a recent online article which made several unsubstantiated speculations on various aspects of the Company's business operations. The Company hereby refutes each of such unsubstantiated speculations and reiterates that (i) it has obtained all...

2014-09-09 16:25:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that it has signed a new contract with TIPOS a.s. to provide instant games and consulting services to the National Lottery of Slovakia. The contract, which was awarded through a competitive procurement process, continues the successful relationship that Scientific Games has had with TIPOS a.s. since 2005. The four-year contract began on January 1,...

2014-09-08 16:24:02

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that it has signed an extension of its contract with the Colorado Lottery to continue as a provider of instant lottery games and related services. Under the agreement with the Colorado Lottery, Scientific Games will continue as the Lottery's primary instant game provider for three additional years beginning July 1, 2014. Laura Solano, Director,...

2014-09-02 23:05:25

Lottery operators have faced increasing external competition from alternate forms of gambling over the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Lotteries industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The performance of the Lotteries industry in Australia has fluctuated over the past five years. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.0% over the five years through 2014-15,...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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