Tag Archives: the weather lottery
- China lotteries outdo Macau; Camelot awarded Pennsylvania Lottery contract
January 14, 2013
Macau’s casino revenue rose 14% to a record MOP 304b (US $38b) in 2012, but that was outdone by China’s lottery industry, which rose 18% to a record RMB 261.5b ($42b) last year. While impressive, the lottery growth is down sharply from 2011’s rate of 32%, and below the 25%...
- The Weather Lottery makes plans to return to profitability
June 20, 2011
The Weather Lottery said in a trading statement that it is set for a "return to profitability" after making changes to its FC Betz subsidiary and taking over the Nottingham Soccerdome complex. In a trading statement the Doncaster-based business, The Weather Lottery said it took a hit from its FC...
- Forecast jail for Weather Lottery CEO
January 14, 2011
Former CEO of The Weather Lottery (TWL) Keith Milhench, has been charged by police with seven counts of fraud and four charges of theft £80,000 against his former company. It is believed by authorities that Milhench acted with another employee, Miss Amie Pickersgill-Smith, the two have been jointly charged with...
- Entraction inks China deal; Playtech lowballs 888; Weather Lottery expands
January 13, 2011
Swedish firm Entraction has struck a B2B deal with… somebody in China. In a cryptic statement, Entraction CEO Peter Åström stated that the platform provider’s first deal outside Europe would be to develop a standalone and locally-adapted version of its poker product with a new Chinese gaming network. This network...
- Devilfish buyer revealed; GVC Holdings poor sports; Moody’s ups US outlook
December 23, 2010
The unnamed party who bought Devilfish Poker last month is unnamed no longer. The Weather Lottery, who got into the online gaming biz in July with the launch of FC Betz.com, were revealed as the angler who landed the fishy poker site in a £330k cash and shares deal. As...
- TWL seal deal before window closes
August 31, 2010
No-one can criticise The Weather Lottery (TWL) for not making the moves this summer, and on the transfer window’s final day they’ve made their move. TWL have signed a deal with Glasgow Rangers which is pretty much exactly the same as the deals that they’ve signed with Sheffield Wednesday, Leicester...
Forecast jail for Weather Lottery CEO
January 14, 2011