Tag Archives: minnesota lottery
- Laos gov’t cancels sale of disputed Savan Vegas Hotel and Casino: RGB
May 12, 2016
The government of Laos has called off the process to sell the contested Savan Vegas casino, according to one of the companies shortlisted for the tender. Electronic gaming machines maker RGB International Bhd said in a filing to Bursa Malaysia that “the tender for sales process for the Savan Vegas...
- Illinois Lottery issuing IOU’s to winners; R.I.P. Minnesota Lottery online
September 1, 2015
The Illinois Lottery has stopped paying jackpot winners due to the state’s budget crisis. The state’s fiscal year began July 1 but bickering politicians have yet to pass a budget. As such, the state is only distributing funds for essential services, which evidently doesn't include the Lottery. But the Lottery...
- Minnesota Lottery sets date for online shutdown as vendor lawsuits loom
August 6, 2015
The Minnesota Lottery has set an Aug. 31 deadline for ending f its online sales but questions remain as to how to compensate the technology vendors for early cancellation of their contracts. In May, state legislators voted to kill off the Lottery’s online scratch tickets along with a program to...
- Gov. Mark Dayton mulls fate of Minnesota Lottery online scratchers
May 14, 2015
UPDATE: Dayton's spokesman has said the governor will allow the bill to become law without his signature. Minnesota legislators have once again approved a plan to kill their state lottery’s online operations, but will Gov. Mark Dayton (pictured) approve it? On Thursday, the state House of Representatives voted 122-6 in...
- Iowa Lottery boss says online lotteries “socially acceptable:’ Minnesota online lottery has three weeks to live
April 24, 2015
The CEO of the Iowa Lottery says the business faces a lot of red ink unless it starts selling tickets online. Iowa Lottery boss Terry Rich appeared before the state’s House Government Oversight Committee on Thursday to discuss the Lottery’s future. Rich told legislators that the 2011 Department of Justice...
- IGT signs a seven and a half year contract with Minnesota State Lottery
April 20, 2015
International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that its subsidiary GTECH Corporation has signed a contract with the Minnesota State Lottery to provide a wide range of lottery software and services. IGT’s 7.5-year integrated services contract with the Lottery, which runs through August 9, 2023, contains three renewal options of one year each,...