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The Australasian Gaming Expo Starts Tomorrow, Tuesday 11 August

SYDNEY, Australia (August 4, 2015) -- 175 exhibitors, including 35 exhibiting for the first time, are ready to impress with the world's best and latest technology and services.

Event owner and operator, the Gaming Technologies Association (GTA), says this year's Australasian Gaming Expo has "more" of everything - more exhibitor space, more products offered, more innovation, and more food and beverage space.

In particular, with some GTA members becoming larger and more 'international', their expanded product range will bring new gaming machines and games not seen before to the event.

And with two new casinos announced recently for Australia - and 15 more scheduled in the Asia-Pacific region in the next 5 years - now is the time for buyers to connect with sellers, to think about what the industry will look like in 5 years' time and what they will need to succeed.

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Download the AGE15 app from the Apple app store, from Google Play or from the event website for more information including how to get to the venue, transport timetables, an interactive floor plan and a detailed exhibitor list.

The Australasian Gaming Expo is open from 10am on Tuesday 11th, Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th August and closes at 5pm on the Tuesday and Wednesday (closes at 3pm on the Thursday). Entry is complimentary to gaming industry executives, courtesy of GTA. Click here to register or call the Gaming Expo Help Line on 02 9211 7430.

Visitors who attend the Australasian Gaming Expo are eligible to win a trip for two to the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas- including airfares from Sydney and 5 nights at the Palazzo Venetian Resort and Casino. One trip for two will be drawn on each day of the Gaming Expo.

The Australasian Gaming Expo is a trade exhibition, for management representatives of Gaming Industry Organisations only including government, regulatory, research and support bodies, clubs, hotels, casinos, resorts and similar Hospitality Industry venues. Trade suppliers are not eligible to attend the event unless exhibiting.

The Gaming Technologies Association's primary members are Ainsworth Game Technology, Aristocrat Technologies, Aruze Gaming Australia, Scientific Games, Ebet Limited, IGT (Australia) and Konami Australia.

For further information contact: Ross Ferrar CEO, Gaming Technologies Association (+61 2) 8216 0931 or Email: rferrar@gamingta.com.

SOURCE: Gaming Technologies Association.

 

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IGT Premieres CrystalDual-i Cabinet at Australasian Gaming Expo.

LONDON, U.K. (August 3, 2015) -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced that it will unveil the CrystalDual-i™ cabinet for Australia and New Zealand at the 2015 Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE), in Stand 130 from August 11 to 13 at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Australia.

The CrystalDual-i cabinet offers players an exciting new interface and includes state-of-the art integrated audio with lighting celebrations. This cabinet draws from the celebrated design of its sister cabinet, the CrystalDual™ cabinet, which has been met with resounding enthusiasm from players and operators alike, while delivering strong game performance with multiple titles. Launching with nine games, including one link and four player-selectable multi-denomination titles, the CrystalDual-i cabinet features a dynamic player panel with advanced ergonomics for increased player comfort and a charging port for mobile devices. Easily configured for a casino, club or hotel environment, the CrystalDual-i cabinet offers operators easy serviceability and increased uptime.

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"The new IGT brings a renewed focus and dedication to our customers in Australia and New Zealand. The launch of the CrystalDual-i cabinet addresses customer requests to bring an exciting new machine with great design, enhanced ergonomics and multi-game functionality to the region," said Walter Bugno, IGT CEO International. "We're excited to leverage our increased global strength to deliver more innovation, service and solutions designed to increase our loyal customers' profitability than ever before."

In addition to the premiere of the CrystalDual-i cabinet, IGT will demonstrate a suite of more than 40 games across two platforms. Show attendees can experience the new Multistar™ Champion Series Gold game, in addition to the new 10-game package, Mightystar™ 2 featuring IGT legends Siberian Storm™ and Cooee Country™ games. Eastern Treasures™ 2 and Mighty Dragon™ 2 games round out the new game offerings with their new firecracker bonus feature that can trigger jackpots and free games. IGT will also feature new support for the existing bluechip Neo-N+™ cabinet with the release of multi-game packages which maximise gaming investment and floor space.

The Company will also demonstrate the latest version of IGT Advantage Club™ system, with new loyalty management applications. The patron messaging and marketing solution, Service Window, will be shown with the revamped Xtra Credit™ application, which reduces reward point liability for venues while providing players with different options for using loyalty points.

For more information about IGT games, systems and solutions, visit igt.com.

About IGT

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.merger.igt.com.

Contact: Phil O'Shaughnessy, Corporate Communications, (702) 669-2975

SOURCE: IGT.

 

 

Pollard Banknote's Exclusive Frogger Instant Ticket Gets A Second Successful Life In Idaho

BOISE, Idaho / WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada (August 5, 2015) -- Pollard Banknote Limited (TSX: PBL) ("Pollard Banknote") is pleased to announce the successful second launch of the Idaho Lottery's $5 instant scratch game, Frogger. The Idaho Lottery is experiencing déjà vu, with this follow-up game's success rivaling that of the first launch. After five weeks on the market, Frogger's average weekly sales were 77% higher than the average sales of all other $5 games launched in Idaho since 2012!.

The Lottery's second Frogger instant scratch game-launched on April 27, 2015-features refreshed ticket art and three unique ticket designs, each with a different set of obstacles. Similar to the Lottery's first Frogger game, Lottery fans can play a 'ribbiting' online version that mimics the original arcade video game published and licensed by Konami Digital Entertainment ("KONAMI").

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For an added element of excitement and competitive fun, this time around the Frogger interactive game offers a leaderboard, allowing players to see where they rank among the top 20 scores. The players who are best at guiding the frog home safely and quickly are rewarded; the top three scorers each week win a Frogger prize pack! All non-winning Frogger instant scratch tickets may also be entered into a weekly draw for a chance to win $100.

Both of the Idaho Lottery's Frogger game launches have been supported by retail point-of-sale materials and television, radio, and digital advertising.

"Our first Frogger Scratch Game™ was the Idaho Lottery's top-selling $5 game of all time. Given the chance to add a second edition to bolster this year's fiscal year-end sales, we jumped at the opportunity," said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director. "Frogger has a very broad reach. The brand's nostalgic appeal attracts existing players, particularly those among the Lottery's dedicated extended play fans. Frogger also engages a new, younger demographic who have been introduced to the brand more recently on home game consoles. Working collaboratively with Pollard Banknote, both Frogger games have boosted our sales and dividends to support our good causes in Idaho."

"The performance of Idaho Lottery's second Frogger game adds to the many North American success stories to date. It demonstrates that, with a powerful, well-recognized brand and some minor modifications to the ticket art and accompanying marketing and promotional program, a licensed instant game can maintain player excitement and engagement over time. The Frogger brand has proven its ability to perform exceptionally well throughout multiple launches-so other lotteries should consider this when looking for proven strategies," said Sina Aiello, Vice President, Marketing, Pollard Banknote.

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The mission of the Idaho Lottery is to responsibly provide entertaining games with a high degree of integrity to maximize the dividends for public schools and the State's permanent buildings. Since the Lottery's inception in 1989, it has sold over $2.95 billion in products and distributed more than $694.5 million in Lottery dividends to state public schools and buildings.

About KONAMI

KONAMI is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties and traditional trading card games. KONAMI's software titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. KONAMI is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. The latest information about KONAMI can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiaries, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. in Windsor, the United Kingdom. Details of the products published by KONAMI can be found at www.konami.com.

About Pollard Banknote

Pollard Banknote is a leading lottery partner to more than 50 lotteries worldwide, providing high quality instant ticket products, licensed games, and strategic marketing and management services for both traditional instant games and the emerging iLottery space of web, mobile, and social channels. The company is a proven innovator and has decades of experience helping lotteries to maximize player engagement, sales, and proceeds for good causes. Pollard Banknote also plays a major role in the charitable pull-tab and bingo markets in North America. Established in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned approximately 73.5% by the Pollard family and 26.5% by public shareholders and is publicly traded on the TSX (PBL). For more information, please visit our website at: www.pollardbanknote.com.

For more Information please CONTACT: Sina Aiello Vice President, Marketing Telephone: (204) 474-2323, E-mail: saiello@pbl.ca.

SOURCE: Pollard Banknote.

 

 

Kambi Group Plc Q2 Report 2015 Results

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (August 5, 2015) --

Q2 Report 2015 (unaudited) Summary

  • Revenue amounted to €10.7 (9.5) million for the second quarter of 2015, an increase of 13%, and €20.7 (17.2) million for the first half year 2015, an increase of 20%
  • Operating profit (EBIT) for the second quarter of 2015 was €0.8 (0.8) million, with a margin of 7% (9%), and €1.6 (0.7) million for the first half year 2015, with a margin of 8% (4%)
  • Profit after Tax amounted to €0.5 (0.4) million for the second quarter of 2015, and €1.1 (0.0) million for the first half year 2015
  • Earnings per share for the second quarter of 2015 were €0.018 (0.015) and €0.038 (0.002) for the first half year 2015
  • Cash flow from operating and investing activities (excluding working capital) amounted to €0.2 (1.0) million for the second quarter of 2015 and €1.2 (1.0) million for the first half year 2015

 

Significant events during Q2

Initial contract signed with Grupo Televisa

Announced plan to open a new office in Bucharest to strengthen the trading function

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Operator turnover increased by 36% compared to the same quarter last year, despite there being no major football tournament this year. This underlines the continued growth of the operators we work with, and I am delighted by their success."

As mentioned in previous reports, we have been working to extend our customer base to South America. This led in Q2 to the signing of an initial contract with the Mexican media company Grupo Televisa. It is the first customer Kambi has signed in this region and we are very pleased to be working with a major player, which has the potential to become a future market leader in Mexico. We look forward with enthusiasm to continued progress there.

I’m also very pleased to announce that we have begun rolling out our new betting client. We expect the new client to create a better and more exciting user experience for the player and to further enhance flexibility for our operators.” says Kristian Nylén, CEO of Kambi.

You are invited to participate in a report presentation at 10:45 CET with the CEO Kristian Nylén and CFO David Kenyon. The presentation will be held in English via a telephone conference and can also be accessed via an audiocast using the link below. Questions can be asked on the telephone conference or sent via the audiocast link. Numbers for participation in the telephone conference:

SE: +46 8 566 427 01, UK: +44 20 3428 1433, US: +1 855 831 59 45, ESP: +34911140089, PIN: 566847#

About Kambi (http://www.kambi.com)

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Kambi Group plc is a B2B supplier of fully managed sports betting services on an in-house developed software platform, providing premium turnkey sports betting solutions to B2C operators. Kambi’s service encompasses a broad offering from front end through to odds compiling and risk management. Kambi employs approximately 380 staff across offices in Malta (headoffice), London, Stockholm and Manila. The company’s current coverage includes more than 120,000 live betting events and 250,000 pre-match events per year, covering 65 different sports from all over the world. Kambi’s customers include Unibet, 888, Paf, 32Red and Napoleon Games. Kambi utilises a best of breed security approach, with guiding principles from ISO 27001. Kambi Sports Solutions is eCOGRA certified. Kambi Group plc is listed on First North at Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol "KAMBI". The Company's Ce rtified Advisor is Redeye AB.

CONTACT: Kambi Group, Kristian Nylén, Chief Executive Officer, +44 7764 161 055, Email: investor.relations@kambi.com.

SOURCE: Kambi Group.

 

 

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) to Host 2015 Latin American and Caribbean Roundtable

Educational Event Slated for August 26 and 27 in Bogota, Colombia

LAS VEGAS (August 3, 2015) – Current challenges facing regulators today will be the main discussion of this year’s 2015 Latin American and Caribbean Regulator’s Roundtable, set to take place August 26 and 27 in Bogota, Colombia.

The Roundtable, staged at Estelar Parque De La 93 Hotel, is a two-day educational event hosted by Gaming Laboratories International’s world-renowned GLI University®. The event is free of charge with attendance limited to gaming and lottery regulators and state and government lotteries.

Highly-regarded industry leaders from across the region will guide in-depth discussions on today’s most relevant topics including:

  • The Basics and Processes of Creating a New Gaming Law
  • Achieving Industry Supervision and Control
  • How to Develop New Games in the Gaming and Lottery Industry from a Regulatory and Market Analysis Perspective
  • Development and Challenges of Interactive Gaming and Regulatory Models
  • Government Procurement Process in Sports Betting Operations
  • Analyzing Lottery Profitability and Challenges for Growth
  • How Lotteries Operate in Federal Jurisdictions and at Multi-Jurisdictional Levels
  • Preventing and Controlling Money Laundering Activities
  • Illegal Gaming vs. Skill Games
  • Regulatory Experience and Challenges of the Horse Racing Industry
  • Responsible Gambling in the Lottery and Gaming Industry
  • Monitoring and Control Systems: The Latin America and Caribbean Experience

 

There will also be on-site demonstrations hosted by COLJUEGOS (Empresa Industrial y Comercial del Estado Administradora del Monopolio Rentistico del Juego), Colombia’s gaming and lottery regulatory entity.

GLI Director of Latin America & Caribbean Development Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes said, “We are celebrating the eighth edition of the Roundtable, and we are committed to deliver a conference with the highest quality content, becoming also an exceptional opportunity for government entities of the region to strengthen relations among their peers. We are grateful to Mrs. Cristina Arango Olaya, President of COLJUEGOS and her staff for their continued support during the organization of this year’s roundtable. Having COLJUEGOS sharing their regulatory advances from the gaming and lottery perspective is an important complement to our conference program.”

GLI will be conducting demonstrations of Verify+ by Kobetron™ and GLIAccess® throughout the Roundtable.

Advanced registration is required, and space is limited, so we strongly encourage our guests to register now at this LINK

About Colombia

Several regulatory developments have been advanced by COLJUEGOS since its inception, including the monitoring and control systems requirements, the interconnection of gaming devices for revenue reporting purposes, the parimutual and virtual sports betting regulations, and the recent modifications to the law establishing basic guidelines for the development of iGaming regulations. Gaming taxes were around USD$ 330 million with around USD$ 5,000 million in total stakes. Colombia has 389 licensed operators, 3,079 gaming venues, and nearly 84,000 gaming machines nationwide.

Gaming Laboratories International, LLC

Gaming Laboratories International, LLC delivers the highest quality land-based, lottery and iGaming testing and consulting services. GLI’s laboratory locations are found on six continents, and the company is the only global organization of its kind to hold U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020, and 17065 standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. For more information, visit www.gaminglabs.com.

Contact: Christie Eickelman, Vice President of Marketing +1 (702) 914-2220 or c.eickelman@gaminglabs.com

SOURCE: Gaming Laboratories International, LLC.

 

 

Scientific Games to Continue as Instant Game Provider to New Hampshire Lottery

Instant Product Category's 10-Year Growth in New Hampshire at 29 Percent Highlighted by Record Sales in 2015

LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, USA (August 6, 2015) -- Scientific Games Corporation ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced it has executed all available extensions to its instant products contract with the New Hampshire Lottery ("the Lottery") under which Scientific Games will supply the Lottery with instant games and related services for two additional years through June 2017. Scientific Games has served as the instant game provider to the New Hampshire Lottery throughout the years and in the last 10 years has helped grow the Lottery's instant product category by more than 29 percent, highlighted by a record year of sales in 2015.

Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director for the New Hampshire Lottery said, "This has been an amazing year of record sales with instant games making up the majority of our revenue. Our success in accomplishing the Lottery's mission to maximize revenues for aid to public education in New Hampshire and to provide secure and entertaining games to our players could not have been possible without our relationship with Scientific Games."

The business relationship between the New Hampshire Lottery, the first U.S. state lottery, and Scientific Games dates back to 1975 with the debut of the Lottery's Lucky X instant game created by the company.

John Schulz, Senior Vice President for Scientific Games said, "We are so pleased by the long-term success of the instant product in New Hampshire Lottery. We applaud the Lottery for following instant game best practices for instant games and for its continued innovative approach to trying new games for players in the Granite state."

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In 2014, the Lottery launched several instant game innovations including the I HEART BACON scented game and a special Red Sox™ game and second chance promotion along with an appearance of player David Ortiz (the "Big Papi") at the New Hampshire State House with Governor Maggie Hassan. The Lottery also celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014 with a special game called Granite Millions, its first ever $25 instant game. Perennially ranked in the Top Lotteries in the world for instant game per capita sales, the New Hampshire Lottery is actually the oldest modern U.S. state lottery.

About Scientific Games

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and utilities; instant and draw-based lottery games; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and interactive content and services. For more information, please visit www.scientificgames.com.

About New Hampshire Lottery

The New Hampshire Lottery was the first lottery system formed in the nation and has contributed more than $1.7 billion for aid to public education. Since its formation in 1964, the New Hampshire Lottery's sales have grown from $5.7 million to almost $276 million. What started as a lottery that offered only one type of $3 ticket now offers various and numerous types of instant games.

Company CONTACT: Lottery Communications, Therese Minella, APR, Phone: (770) 825-4219.

SOURCE: Scientific Games Corporation.

 

 

State-Owned Lottery Company Report Improved Performance Over Previous Year

Veikkaus Post Financial Result Over EUR 520 million

HELSINKI, Finland (July 31, 2015) -- Veikkaus Oy improved its performance 2.8 percent over the previous year in 2014, posting a financial result of EUR 520.4 million. Our turnover for the financial year 2014 was EUR 1 959.5 million (+5.4%). The product group to increase the most was that of the Daily Games. This seems to be in line with the present-day trend, where gaming is turning more often towards games with higher event frequency.

The shift in consumer behaviour is also reflected as a strong increase in the digital sales channels. The share of the digital channels exceeded 40 percent of the total sales for the first time ever in 2014.

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Veikkaus.fi is one of the biggest consumer web stores in Finland with its turnover of EUR 789.6 million (+17.1%).

The shift in consumer behaviour is also reflected as a strong increase in the digital sales channels. The share of the digital channels exceeded 40 percent of the total sales for the first time ever in 2014. Veikkaus.fi is one of the biggest consumer web stores in Finland with its turnover of EUR 789.6 million (+17.1%).

In addition to its return to the State, Veikkaus paid a total of EUR 104.2 million in Lottery Tax (+4.4%) and EUR 22.5 million (+2.8%) in VAT. The prize payout to players totalled EUR 1 096.4 million (+7.2%). The retail commissions amounted to EUR 78.0 million (-2.2%).

In addition to pursuing financial goals, Veikkaus engages in long-term work to promote responsible gaming

Responsibility was strongly present in our operations in 2014. At the beginning of the year, we updated our core responsibility tools and in the autumn, we carried out a prominent campaign to raise people's awareness of the risk of gambling addiction. We bear our responsibility in preventing the harmful side effects of gaming, says Mr Koponen.

The expenses incurred by the measures to promote responsible gaming amounted to EUR 3.8 million in 2014.

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Over 1.6 million, or one third of adult Finns, are registered as Veikkaus customers. A total of over 98 200 Finns joined our customer loyalty programme in 2014. More and more of our players play registered, which helps to promote responsibility and consumer protection. Registered gaming represented 57.3% (+3.6 percentage points) of Veikkaus' total sales at the end of the year.

The Jackpot Games reached a turnover of EUR 777.6 million (-2.4%). In this games group, Eurojackpot posted exceptionally high sales figures during the year under review. The turnover of this multinational game amounted to EUR 160.5 million (+50.8%). Eurojackpot's sales and player numbers were boosted especially by the historically big jackpots that were landed in Finland, the biggest of which were as huge as EUR 57.3 million in April and EUR 61.2 million in September.

Finland's most popular lottery game Lotto's turnover was EUR 431.1 million (-10.3%). A core reason for the decrease was that after a record-high jackpot (EUR 13.3 million) drawn in April, there were no big jackpots available in Lotto. Sizeable jackpots add significantly to random playing, having a great effect on the development of the turnover.

The product group to grow the fastest, that of the Daily Games, reached a turnover of EUR 754.1 million (+14.7%). The games to increase in popularity the most were the digital games on our web service veikkaus.fi, especially the eInstants. A large number of Finns became familiar with the new Neighbours game, launched in the spring.

The Sports Games attained a turnover of EUR 427.8 million (+5.9%). The growth engine in this games group was our most popular sports game Fixed Odds Betting, revised in May.

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Towards the 75th anniversary with bold reforms

Veikkaus is committed to pursuing steady, moderate growth and reinforcing responsible operations in different sectors. Changes in regulations and the general economical situation continue to be core factors of uncertainty potentially affecting our operations. Also, gaming provision operated illegally over the Internet and falling beyond the scope of official supervision will influence our future development.

We trust that our long-term development and bold reform policy will guarantee a steady return that will benefit all Finns even in the future. We also believe that we will be able to post an even better result in 2015, says Mr Koponen.

Veikkaus celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Our aim for the celebratory year is to highlight even better all the good things that the proceeds of Veikkaus games can achieve, bringing joy to the lives of all Finns. For doing these good things, Veikkaus wants to thank its customers and game sales staff by organizing various events and occasions around the country during the anniversary year.

About Veikkaus Oy (www.veikkaus.fi)

Veikkaus has provided joy, entertainment, and excitement to Finnish players for seventy years. In 2011, Veikkaus’ turnover amounted to nearly EUR 18 billion. Veikkaus generates ten million euros every week for the benefit of Finnish arts, sports, science, and youth work. The funds are distributed by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.

SOURCE: Veikkaus.

 

 

China LotSynergy Holdings Subsidiary Driving the Development of the Group’s Sports Lottery Business

China LotSynergy Holdings Limited Successively Won Bids from Four Provinces

BEIJING, China (August 3, 2015) -- China LotSynergy Holdings Limited (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Guangzhou Lottnal Terminal Company Limited (“Lottnal”), a subsidiary of the Company, has recently secured Sports Lottery terminal procurement orders from the provinces of Yunnan, Inner Mongolia, Gansu and Henan.

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To date, the Sports Lottery terminal business of the Company has expanded to cover 13 provinces and regions across China.

Of these four provinces, Yunnan and Henan were first wins, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region was a second win, and Gansu was a fourth win. Although it is located in China’s Southwestern Frontier, Yunnan’s Sports Lottery sales have consistently ranked at the top nationwide, ranking 14th place in 2014, with sales exceeding RMB 5.7 billion, and ranking within the top 10 from January to June 2015.

Henan Sports Lottery sales exceeded RMB 8 billion in 2014 and approached RMB 4.8 billion from January to June 2015, respectively ranking 7th and 5th nationwide.

Inner Mongolia Sports Lottery sales maintained strong growth of 35.6% year-on-year in spite of overall nationwide Sports Lottery sales growth slowing to 6.2% from January to June 2015.

Over the past three years, Gansu Sports Lottery sales growth reached a compound annual growth rate (“CAGR”) of 52%, far exceeding the approximately 20% CAGR of the Sports Lottery market and overall lottery market.

The outstanding performance of these provincial lottery markets is set to drive the development of the Company’s Computer-generated Ticket Game (“CTG”) business.

Since Lottnal became a qualified Sports Lottery CTG terminal supplier in 2013, it has successively won bids over the past two years. This year, it became the top selling Sports Lottery supplier, with a nearly 30% share of nationwide Sports Lottery CTG terminal sales.

This is a reflection of the Sports Lottery authorities’ recognition of the Company, and is also a pleasing result of the Company’s further expansion of the Sports Lottery market and enhancement of its brand competitiveness.

SOURCE: China LotSynergy Holdings Limited.

 

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Schafer Systems Inc. (SSI) - Finding Retail Solutions

ADAIR, Iowa (August 3, 2015) -- This month many of you are beginning new fiscal years with new sales and beneficiary goals. We at Schafer Systems Inc. would love to help you find ways to increase your lottery presence at retail so you can exceed those goals.

We are very excited to show you the newest addition to our Ticket Menu Board product line.

Many retailers have been asking for lighted products and our product engineers designed this great new option with a curved display and low-energy LEDs. These new menu boards come in a variety of colors including red, blue and yellow as shown. Standard sizes fit 16, 24 or 30 4" x 4" display cards. Electrical outlet required.

 

LED Back Lit Menu Boards, in New Curve Design - Available from Schafer Systems Inc

 

Last fall, Pennsylvania Lottery mentioned a display challenge at their newsstand retailers: customers couldn't always see which games were available because most tickets are dispensed from under-counter or back-counter displays. They were looking for a solution that could work in a limited space and clearly show customers the top games for sale.

SSI came up with a new, four-game Ticket Menu Board that attaches to newsstand windows using suction cups and is customized with the PA Lottery's logo.

Deputy Project Manager Floyd Wedderburn said retailers were delighted: "The overall grade from our retailers was an 'A+'. The overall consensus is that this new display influenced sales, is easier to see and causes less corrosion on the windows. Focusing on our retailers' needs is our number-one priority -- and this was a need that was met."

SSI looks forward to seeing many of you at the NASPL '15 Annual Conference and Trade Show in Dallas!

Please feel free to contact Shay or Teresa to discuss how SSI can exeed your display expectations.

Visit our Website today HERE

SOURCE: Lottery Insider / Schafer Systems Inc.

 

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New Game Style Adds Fast Fun for New Jersey Lottery Players

Fast Pass for Fast Play Free Tolls on AC Expressway

TRENTON, New Jersey (July 31, 2015) - The New Jersey Lottery announced a new game style called Fast Play, launching on Aug. 2, at all Lottery retail locations.

Fast Play games are quick play games that are printed instantly from the retailers' terminals or printed from the self-service vending machines. There are no numbers to pick or cards to scratch. The tickets include a game board and winning numbers for the player to match and win. Play instructions are printed on every ticket. Players simply ask for a Fast Play game by name or provide a Fast Code, which is a game-specific bar code, for scanning by the retailer or at the Lottery vending machine.

"Fast Play is an exciting new game style that offers players fast-paced games with immediate results and cash payouts," said Carole Hedinger, New Jersey Lottery Executive Director. "Various game themes and price points keep the Fast Play games engaging to play and loaded with cash prizes."

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To celebrate the games, Hedinger will initiate the Fast Pass for Fast Play Friday event at a press conference held on Friday, Aug. 14 at the Farley Service Plaza, at 8:30 am. (see directions below). Drivers on the Atlantic City Expressway, passing through the Egg Harbor Eastbound Toll Plaza, cash or EZ Pass, will have their tolls paid in full on Fast Pass for Fast Play Friday, between 9 am and 10 am.

"The Fast Pass for Fast Play Friday event is a perfect way to introduce the Fast Play games to the public," Hedinger said. "Playing the Fast Play games is fun, quick and easy, just like rolling through a free toll."

All Fast Play games have individualized instructions on how to play the game printed on the ticket. The game rules are simple and clear but offer an element of complexity to keep them intriguing. The prize structures vary by game, but all winning tickets, with prizes under $600, are available for immediate validation and cashing at a Lottery retail location. Prizes of $600 or greater can be claimed by mailing the claimant-signed, winning ticket, completed claim form and validation receipt to Lottery Headquarters for processing.

There will be four games available at launch at the following ticket prices: Fast Cash ($1), Red Hot Numbers ($1), Slots of Fun ($2), and Bling Bling Bucks ($5). The prize opportunities range from $1 up to $25,000, varying by game. Each game has a unique playing style such as number matching, symbol matching, or prize amount matching. New games will be added every four to six weeks offering new opportunities for fast fun

About the New Jersey Lottery

Since its inception in 1970, the Lottery has contributed more than $23 billion to programs that benefit millions of New Jersey residents. Some of the programs and institutions include: the School Nutrition Program, Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarships (NJSTARS), higher educational services funding such as aid to county colleges, the Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf, Homes for Disabled Soldiers and many others

SOURCE: New Jersey Lottery.

 

 

Record Scratch-Game Sales Lead Successful Iowa Lottery Results For Year

DES MOINES, Iowa (July 31, 2015) -- Record sales of instant-scratch tickets led the Iowa Lottery to achieve annual results among the Top 4 in its 30-year history, with the purchase and move of its headquarters location also completed on time and under budget in its latest fiscal year.

Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich announced the lottery's fiscal year 2015 results on Thursday, noting that total lottery sales topped $300 million for the fourth straight year while proceeds to state causes and prizes to players also were among the lottery's best.

"Our scratch-ticket sales led the way to some really strong numbers for the year," Rich said. "We've concentrated on diversifying our product mix in the field and keeping a variety of games on the market to give customers choices. We do our best to take care of the behind-the-scenes work so our players can just have fun and dream a little."

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The preliminary figures released Thursday show that lottery sales in FY 2015 totaled nearly $325 million. Proceeds to state causes totaled $74.5 million, the fourth-highest amount for the lottery since its start in 1985. Prizes to players totaled nearly $197 million, the second-highest total in the lottery's history, and nearly a $10 million increase from the previous year.

"We're running a strong operation based upon best practices," Rich said. "Like any business, we know our numbers will fluctuate from year to year, but we anticipate that the lottery will continue on an upward trend."

Iowa Lottery Board chair Matt McDermott of West Des Moines said that just as importantly, the past year's events provided ongoing opportunities for the lottery to highlight integrity, a cornerstone of its operations.

"The legal proceedings that culminated with this month's trial in the Hot Lotto jackpot investigation highlighted the layers of security within the lottery's operations," said McDermott, a shareholder at Belin McCormick law firm in Des Moines. "The case provided the lottery with the opportunity to better identify potential security risks and update its procedures to protect against them. We understand that the lottery's business model must continue to anticipate as many known impacts as possible - and the unknown stressors that will crop up."

The lottery's unaudited figures show that its $74.5 million in proceeds to state causes were about 8.5 percent ahead of budget for the year and up about 1 percent from the previous year's total of $73.9 million. The lottery's combined sales of $324.8 million from its core products of lotto, scratch and pull-tab games were up 3.4 percent from the previous year's total of $314.1 million.

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A highlight of the lottery's FY 2015 results was the $2.2 million it raised for the Iowa Veterans Trust Fund to benefit our state's veterans and their families. The lottery now has raised nearly $17.4 million for the Trust Fund since it began providing proceeds to that cause in 2008.

Sales of instant-scratch tickets, the first product introduced by the lottery and always one of its top-selling items, set a yearly record at nearly $212 million. The previous record for scratch sales was $202.3 million back in FY 2013.

Rich also thanked retailers for their work in selling lottery products in FY 2015, noting that local businesses across the state received nearly $21 million in sales commissions from the lottery.

The lottery completed the purchase of its headquarters location in Clive during the year and began operations there in December, moving from its previous headquarters location in Des Moines. The real estate purchase was paid for with lottery revenues in FY 14 and FY 15, producing no outstanding debt and providing the lottery with the stability and value of a property on the western side of the Des Moines metro area.

Here is a year-to-year comparison of annual lottery sales by product:

 

Product FY 2015 FY 2014
Scratch Games $212 million $188.8 million
Pick 3 $7 million $6.9 million
Powerball $52.2 million $61.2 million
Mega Millions $18 million $21.8 million
Hot Lotto $11.1 million $10.4 million
Raffle game* ---- $0.2 million
Pick 4 $3.2 million $3.2 million
All or Nothing** $4.5 million $3.2 million
Iowa's $100,000 Cash Game ---- $2.5 million
Monopoly Millionaires' Club*** $.5 million ---
Pull-tabs $16 million $15.7 million

 

The lottery offers raffle games only occasionally, so there will be years, such as FY 2015, when it does not sell such a product. **The All or Nothing game replaced Iowa's $100,000 Cash Game in January 2014. ***The Monopoly Millionaires' Club game was introduced in October 2014 and ended sales in Iowa in December 2014.

 

The Top 10 retailers in Iowa for lottery sales in FY 2015 were in six different communities:

 

Retailer Address City FY 14 Sales
1. Hy-Vee 20 Wilson Ave. SW Cedar Rapids $866,206
2. Kum & Go 115 N. 22nd St. Fort Dodge $846,363
3. Hy-Vee 1843 Johnson Ave. NW Cedar Rapids $765,377
4. Hy-Vee 3235 Oakland Road N Cedar Rapids $716,337
5. Hy-Vee 2540 E. Euclid Ave. Des Moines $624,224
6. Hy-Vee 4000 University Ave. Waterloo $614,288
7. Hy-Vee 2323 W. Broadway Council Bluffs $603,202
8. Hy-Vee 2400 Fourth St. SW Mason City $581,452
9. Guppy's On The Go 235 Edgewood Road NW Cedar Rapids $560,360
10. Hy-Vee Drugstore 1520 Sixth St. SW Cedar Rapids $556,925

 

The largest prize claimed by an Iowa Lottery player in FY 15 was $2 million, while three other tickets won prizes of $1 million each:

 

Winner City Game Prize Claim Date
Duane Hanson Osage Powerball $2 million Aug. 28, 2014
Pete Kemp Des Moines Powerball $1 million May 18, 2015
Friedel & Michele Djordjevic Johnston Powerball $1 million Jan. 23, 2015
Stephen, Marsha & Craig Bevis Johnston Mega Millions $1 million Aug. 18, 2014

 

SOURCE: Iowa Lottery.

 

 

New Series of Scratch-Off Games Offer Chance to Win up to $5,000 a Week for 20 Years

Texas Lottery Launch Set For Life

AUSTIN, Texas (August 3, 2015) -- The Texas Lottery® today announced a new series of scratch-off games, Set For Life, offering players the chance to win as much as $5,000 per week for the next 20 years.

With $1, $2, $5 and $10 games available for play, Set For Life truly offers something for everyone,” said Texas Lottery Executive Director Gary Grief. “We expect this to be another successful suite of scratch-off games for the Texas Lottery and look forward to the revenue it will generate for public education.”

Set For Life $1 game:

  • More than $19.5 million in prizes
  • Top prize of $500 per week for 20 years
  • Five chances to win
  • Overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 4.77 including break-even prizes

 

Set For Life $2 game:

  • More than $39.7 million in prizes
  • Top prize of $1,000 per week for 20 years
  • 10 chances to win
  • Overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 4.36 including break-even prizes

 

Set For Life $5 game:

  • More than $51.8 million in prizes
  • Top prize of $2,500 per week for 20 years
  • 20 chances to win
  • Overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.81 including break-even prizes

 

Set For Life $10 game:

  • More than $72.5 million in prizes
  • Top prize of $5,000 per week for 20 years
  • 25 chances to win
  • Overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.52 including break-even prizes

 

About the Texas Lottery

Beginning with the first ticket sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated $23 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $46 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $17 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. As authorized by the Texas Legislature, certain Texas Lottery revenues benefit state programs including the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.

The Texas Lottery provides several entertaining games for lottery players including Powerball®, Mega Millions®, Lotto Texas®, All or Nothing™, Texas Two Step®, Pick 3™, Daily 4™, Cash Five® and scratch-offs. For more information visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or at www.txlottery.org.

SOURCE: Texas Lottery.

 

 

Florida Lottery Has Best July on Record

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (August 3, 2015) -- The Florida Lottery has had its strongest start ever to the new fiscal year, with record sales for the month of July totaling $453.52 million. This surpassed the previous July high of $415.34 million in 2014 by 9.1%, and generated approximately $117 million in transfers to the state's Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF). Building off an all-time record high sales year for fiscal year 2014-15, the Lottery's July sales figures represent all product offerings, with Scratch-Off sales being primarily responsible for the record numbers.

"The Florida Lottery is proud to continue making great strides that benefit so many in our state," said Lottery Secretary Cynthia O'Connell.

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"We remain focused on our mission to maximize revenues for the educational programs we fund, by continuing to explore new product offerings that will generate enthusiasm among our players, increase sales for our retail partners and grow revenues for education," said Secretary O'Connell.

The recent launch of the WEEK FOR LIFE Family of Scratch-Off games has been highly successful, due in large part to the robust marketing campaign surrounding these games. The $10, $5, $2 and $1 Scratch-Off games each ranked number one in their price point for all games ever launched in the month of June. The sales success carried over into the month of July, with total sales for these games surpassing $69 million. In total, 35 different Florida Lottery Scratch-Off games exceeded $1 million in sales for the month, including seven games that surpassed more than $10 million each in sales.

Last week, the Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) met to determine fiscal year 2015-16 goals for the Lottery. Their forecast included Lottery ticket sales of $5.6861 billion this fiscal year, with an estimated EETF transfer of $1.5077 billion.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $28 billion to education and sending more than 700,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $46 billion in prizes and made more than 1,400 people millionaires.

For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

SOURCE: Florida Lottery.

 

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Hoosier Lottery Launch New Hot 5s Scratch-Off Tickets

Games allow players to choose their intensity with prizes up to $2.5 million!

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (August 4, 2015) - A new family of Hoosier Lottery Scratch-off games called Hot 5s hit stores today.

With four price points, players are free to turn up the heat as hot as they can handle it. The games range in price from $1 to $20 - and prize opportunities intensify as price points increase; from hot to red hot to white hot, to all-out crazy hot streak.

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The top prize on the $1 Hot 5s is $5,000. The $2 Red Hot 5s features a top prize of $25,000. White Hot 5s, with a $5 price tag, features a $150,000 top prize. The hottest of all is the $20 Hot 5s Hot Streak game, which has a top prize of $2.5 million!

The Hoosier Lottery is keeping the heat up, with a Hot 5s Sizzlin' Hot second chance promotion that offers the chance to win up to $50,000. All non-winning Hot 5s tickets are eligible for entry via mylottery at hoosierlottery.com.

Adults 18 or older may purchase the games starting today at more than 4,400 retailers around the state. The games will also available at Lotto Town under the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand throughout the Indiana State Fair.

ABOUT THE HOOSIER LOTTERY

Hoosier Lottery distributions benefit every county throughout Indiana. The Hoosier Lottery contributes $30 million to local police and firefighters' pensions and $30 million to the Teachers' Retirement Fund. In fiscal year 2013, the Hoosier Lottery contributed $164.5 million to the Build Indiana Fund. To learn more about the Hoosier Lottery, visit www.hoosierlottery.com/givingback. Download the official Hoosier Lottery app and follow on Facebook and Twitter. Hoosier Lottery logos are available online.

CONTACT: Courtney Arango, Hoosier Lottery Director of Public Relations carango@hoosierlottery.in.gov 317-264-4898 (office) 317-653-0561 (cell)

SOURCE: Hoosier Lottery.

 

 

New Mexico Lottery Partners with Local Artist to Create a New Scratcher™ Game

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (August 3, 2015) -- Today, Super Tuesday, marks a very special occasion for the New Mexico Lottery. For the first time ever, the Lottery has worked with a New Mexico Artist to create a set of one-of-a-kind Scratchers.

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Titled "Dia de los Muertos," this $2 ticket features six scenes and chances to win $10,000 top prizes.

Local artist, Sean Wells, created paintings for Scratcher scenes that were inspired by New Mexico culture, the traditions of the Day of the Dead, and the turn-of-the-century Mexican printmaker, José Guadalupe Posada. Sean infused Posada's festive skeleton character style with bright tissue paper backgrounds to create a vibrant New Mexico tale.

Designed to appeal to different interests, the game features scenes that reflect the traditions and personality of New Mexico. MOTORCYCLES - "Dog Is My Co-Pilot," CLASSIC CARS - "56 Oldsmobile," BALLOONING - "Balloonists," LOVE - "The Betrothal," DANCING - "Folklorico," and MUSIC - "Mariachis."

Also launching today:

  • Celebrating the kick-off of chile season, the new one dollar "Chile Fever" Scratcher is a spicy number with $2,000 top prizes
  • Diamond Dazzler 9X," a $5 game, features top prizes of $50,000
  • And $20 "Super Cash," a neon orange giant-of-a-ticket features gigantic top prizes of $250,000!

 

Legislative Lottery Scholarships

Since its inception in 1996, the lottery has raised $654 million for education in New Mexico. More than 97,000 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships. More information about Legislative Lottery Scholarships is available at: www.nmlottery.com.

Follow the New Mexico Lottery on Facebook and YouTube

SOURCE: New Mexico Lottery.

 

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New Jersey Lottery Renew Its Commitment to the Prevention of Underage Gambling

Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey Inc. Joins With the Lottery to Heighten Awareness About the Age Restriction on Lottery Play

TRENTON, N.J. (August 4, 2015) – Leaders of the New Jersey Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey met today at Acme Market, 2497 Brunswick Ave., a Lottery retailer located in Lawrenceville, NJ, to kick off the annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Awareness Campaign. This campaign reminds residents and retailers that New Jersey law prohibits the sale of lottery tickets by or to anyone under the age of eighteen. Carole Hedinger, Executive Director, New Jersey Lottery and Neva Pryor, Executive Director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ), renewed their organizations’ commitment to responsible play and the prevention of underage gambling. The “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” campaign is held each year to coincide with the American Gaming Association’s Responsible Gaming Education Week, scheduled this year on August 3-7, 2015.

The New Jersey Lottery has a longstanding commitment to promoting responsible play and discouraging underage gambling of any kind,” said Carole Hedinger. “We have an active partnership with the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey and support their efforts to prevent underage gambling.

As part of its effort, the New Jersey Lottery has developed a “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” brochure aimed at retailers and players that provides information about the major types of teen betting, as well as ways to recognize signs of a gambling problem early on. The brochure also tells concerned individuals where to go for advice and help. It is available at each of the more than 7,000 Lottery retailer locations, at all Lottery-sponsored exhibits and events and through the NJLottery.com website. Today, the Lottery provided the Council on Compulsive Gambling with additional “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” brochures, as well as supplies of pencils for distribution to students who attend the Council’s school lecture series. The pencils are imprinted with the message “LOTTERY IS NOT CHILD’S PLAY, You Must Be 18 Or Older To Play The NJ Lottery.”

In addition, the“Not 18 Yet? No Bet” message and the 1-800-GAMBLER® Helpline number are continually flashed on Lottery’s digital messaging screens at all retailer locations.

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Right now, the Council on Compulsive Gambling of NJ is in the midst of a major expansion of its community and school-based outreach programs. One of our focuses this year will be on preventing the onset of gambling addiction among adolescents and young adults, so the NJ Lottery's message and support is particularly timely,” said Neva Pryor. “The Lottery continues to be a great partner in promoting the importance of responsible gambling and in publicizing the 1-800-GAMBLER® number. If a parent thinks their child might have a gambling problem, they can call that number for advice and help.”

The Lottery has had a representative on the Council of Compulsive Gambling’s board of directors since June 1999. The Council’s problem gambling helpline number (1-800-GAMBLER®) is printed on every Lottery ticket, brochure and sign, and appears as a tag line on the Lottery’s radio and television advertisements. Finally, the Lottery’s website directs visitors to the Council’s site (www.800gambler.org), which provides the public with free information and help for compulsive gambling problems.

About the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc.

Since 1983, the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. has helped problem and compulsive gamblers and their families. The group was a pioneer in the compulsive gambling field and remains one of the leaders in providing professional and compassionate services to a wide range of audiences. The Council’s mission is to provide prevention, education and referral services to anyone affected by this illness. They operate the most widely recognized gambling help number in the nation, the 1-800-GAMBLER® Helpline. The help number is now available in 20 states and offers 24-hour, immediate, confidential assistance to anyone affected by gambling problems.

About the New Jersey Lottery

Since its inception in 1970, the New Jersey State Lottery (NJLottery.com) has contributed more than $23 billion to the State in support of education and institutions. In Fiscal Year 2014, the Lottery’s contribution was more than $965 million. Among its beneficiaries are: veterans homes, community and other colleges and universities, school nutrition programs, homes for individuals with developmental disabilities, psychiatric hospitals, higher education scholarship programs and the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf.

SOURCE: New Jersey Lottery.

 

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Bejing Lottery Win Exclusive Sales Contract with Macao Gaming Show Summit

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MACAU, SAR (August 6, 2015) -- China's leading lottery specialist, The Lottery Research Center of China at Beijing University, has been selected as the primary sales agency for the Lottery Zone at Macao Gaming Show 2015 (Venetian Macao, 17-19 November 2015). The agreement covers stand sales, advertising and summit delegate places from lottery businesses in Europe, USA, Central & South America, the Middle East and Africa, all of which are key targets for the growing Chinese market.

The Lottery Research Center of China at Beijing Normal University is well placed to drive the Lottery Zone at this year's MGS. The organisation actively connects with the various stakeholders in China's lottery industry, government authorities, all types of associations, lottery companies and lottery consumers. For MGS - with its backing of the top 100 gaming businesses in the Asia region - the burgeoning Chinese lottery market serves as a key sector for the development of the exhibition and its future growth.

Marina Wong, Event Director and General Manager at MGS, said: "The Lottery Research Center of China at Beijing Normal University enjoys an excellent reputation across the gaming industry and throughout the lottery sector. The growth of the lottery market is a key focus at the exhibition this year and it's a major asset to have such an authoritative academic institution working with MGS to help service the lottery sector."

Dr Li Kun, Executive Deputy Director at The Lottery Research Center of China, at Beijing Normal University, said: "I am honoured and delighted that our research center has been selected by MGS to fulfil this important commercial role. Our sales team is working closely with its counterparts in Macau with a shared objective of making Macao Gaming Show the most prestigious and respected business gaming show in Asia."

The Chinese lottery sector is growing at an exponential rate and a recent study by Ken Research identified booming lottery sales as a driver for progress in both Hong Kong and Macau, meriting its status as a point of focus at this year's conference. China's lottery sales rose 25.2 percent year-on-year to 32.25 billion yuan last September, and in 2014, total lottery sales topped 309 billion yuan, up 18.3 percent year on year, according to data from the Ministry of Finance.

For more information and to register for the Summit at this year's Macao Gaming Show, visit: www.macaogamingshow.com

Media Enquiries: Ken Scott, Director, GB Media Corporation Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1273 699 900, Email: ks@sjc.co.uk.

Macao Gaming Show | OVERVIEW

Macao Gaming Show (MGS) is organised by the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association (MGEMA), co-organised by the General Association of Administrators and Promoters for Macau Gaming Industry, Associação de Mediadores de Jogos e Entretenimento de Macau, Macau Jockey Club, MACAUSLOT, and Macau Yat Yuen Canidrome. MGS is the first large scale gaming and entertainment exhibition organised and run by Macao organisations. MGS will have a floor area of over 10,000 m2. Exhibitors and buyers eyeing the Asian market will be coming from all corners of the world. The event will cover six gaming industry segments: Gaming Equipment and Accessories, Gaming Promoters (Junkets) and VIP Clubs, Casino Fixtures and Fittings, Promotional Services and Memorabilia, Food and Beverage, Entertainment and Performance.

NOTE: Lottery Insider is a media partner for the Macao Gaming Show (MGS).

SOURCE: Macao Gaming Show.




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