Tag Archives: Illinois Lottery
- Camelot wins 10-year, $2.2b Illinois Lottery contract
September 26, 2017
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has won the $2.2b management contract for the troubled Illinois Lottery. On Friday, the Illinois Lottery announced that it was handing responsibility for managing its affairs over the next decade to Camelot Illinois, a local subsidiary of UK lottery giant Camelot Global. Camelot established a...
- Northstar Lottery Group sued for alleged ticket manipulation
February 9, 2017
Lawyers representing lottery players have lodged a civil suit against former Illinois Lottery operator Northstar Lottery Group for alleged manipulation of winning tickets. The Belleville News Democrat reported that the attorneys have accused Northstar of defrauding businesses that sold scratch-off tickets and lottery customers by manipulating the number of winning...
- IGT, SciGames probed over Illinois lottery mess
December 16, 2016
Gaming technology provider IGT and Scientific Games are now in hot water after state lawmakers learned that the Illinois Lottery’s scratch-off game didn’t award all of their grand prizes. Both legislative parties in Illinois launched a probed on Northstar Lottery Group – which IGT and Scientific Games owns – after...
- Illinois cops seize $50k lottery winnings as proceeds of crime
October 11, 2016
An Illinois Lottery jackpot winner is out $50k after a court ruled that police were correct in claiming the ticket was purchased with the proceeds of crime. Last week, the Fourth District Appeals Court ruled that Illinois police were right to seize the payout from the $3 scratch ticket following...
- Illinois seeks new owner for beleaguered lottery
July 29, 2016
In a last ditch attempt at privatization, Illinois has opened the bidding process for private firms to manage its lottery business – which is considered to be the state’s bread and butter in funding schools and for road and bridge repair and construction. The Chicago Tribune reported that Gov. Bruce...
- Camelot Global moves North American headquarters to Chicago, eyes Illinois lottery
April 15, 2016
British gambling operator Camelot Global is shooting for a bigger business in the United States. Camelot UK’s sister company recently moved in—quietly—into a leased spaced in Chicago’s West Loop area. Laura Pearson, head of global corporate affairs, told CalvinAyre.com the office only has a “handful of staff” at the moment,...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016
Indian cricket team banned from visiting casinos in Australia
January 18, 2016
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September 14, 2016