Tag Archives: GeoSweep
- ALC writes off $8.7m Geonomics investment
June 8, 2015
Canada's Atlantic Lottery Corporation announced on Friday that it is giving up on its $8.7 million gamble on GeoSweep, writing it off as a loss. The lottery corporation, which represents Canada's four Atlantic provinces, invested in the British company Geonomics in 2011 with the idea creating a geography-based online lottery...
- Bet365 a hit with UK pols, not so much with Atlantic Lottery Corporation CEO
October 3, 2013
The online gambling website of UK bookmakers Bet365 is a hit with the country’s politicians, attracting nearly 17k visits from parliamentary computers in just one month. The figures, released under Freedom of Information Act guidelines, showed members of parliament and their staffers accessed a variety of online betting sites nearly...
- Tipp24 acquires major stake in lottery; RGSB appoints new chair; BetVictor finally releases iOS app
January 2, 2013
German-based Tipp24 has paid big to acquire a major stake in the developer of the fledgling GeoSweep lottery game. The firm handed over £10 million to get a 25.7 percent stake in the company that offers a lottery based on Google Maps. James Oakes, from Roboreus, stated they are “committed...
- Ireland to lift online lottery restrictions; UK investigates society lotteries
December 28, 2012
After much delay, Ireland published its National Lottery Bill 2012 just days before Christmas, clearing the way for a tender for a 20-year contract to run the country’s lottery operation. The Bill will be introduced into the Dáli in January, after which the tender will commence this spring and a...
- Saskatchewan online casino referred to RCMP; NHL to hip-check sports bet bill
November 7, 2012
While politicians in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan may have decided there wasn’t “a compelling business case” for launching an online gambling site, a criminal case may yet result from Tuesday’s launch of an online casino by the province’s White Bear First Nation. Don Morgan, a spokesman for provincial Justice...
- Intralot hearts Italy; Scientific Games acquires Parspro; ALC backs GeoSweep
July 25, 2012
Greek lottery and betting operator Intralot has boosted its Intralot Interactive presence in Italy with the addition of Intralot Mobile, a sports betting app available now via the country’s Apple Store. For punters who can’t be arsed to lift their arses from the sofa, Intralot has launched HomeSmartPlay, a betting...
Italy’s online gambling market now second largest in Europe
April 12, 2017
Italy’s online sports betting growth outpacing retail wagers
September 8, 2017