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Vol. 78 No1 - Monday January 2, 2017


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New Jersey Lottery Beneficiaries Receive Record-Breaking Contribution for Fiscal Year 2016

TRENTON, New Jersey (December 22, 2016) – The New Jersey Lottery announced that it generated record ticket sales of more than $3.29 billion for Fiscal Year 2016, marking the seventh consecutive year-over-year increase for the Lottery. Sales topped the prior year’s results of $3.0 billion.

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Increased sales resulted in a record-breaking contribution of $987 million to the State on behalf of Lottery beneficiaries, up from $960 million in Fiscal Year 2015.

The Lottery is the State’s fourth largest revenue producer.

Players also had a notable prizewinning year with more than $2 billion claimed besting the $1.8 billion claimed in Fiscal Year 2015.

Record-breaking sales enabled the Lottery to make a record-breaking contribution to its beneficiaries,” Carole Hedinger, New Jersey Lottery Executive Director, said. “Increasing revenue required innovation, such as introducing a new play-style with Fast Play; relaunching players’ favourite instant games, resulting in new sales achievements; and, bolstering winner awareness and jackpot excitement around the draw-based game category.”

Since its inception in 1970, the Lottery has contributed more than $24.8 billion to programs and institutions that benefit millions of New Jersey residents.

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Some beneficiaries include: the School Nutrition Program, operating aid to public colleges and universities, higher education tuition aid grants, the Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf, operational aid for centers working with developmentally disabled residents, and homes for disabled soldiers.

A complete list of beneficiaries can be found at www.NJLottery.com in the Giving Back section.

Additionally, the Lottery plays a key role in supporting businesses throughout the State. Retailers benefit from the Lottery’s brand recognition and the consistent stream of customers it attracts to their stores.

Retailers also earn a 5 percent commission on their Lottery ticket sales in addition to numerous bonus opportunities.

In Fiscal Year 2016, Lottery retailers received $186 million, up from $170 million the prior year, in commissions and bonuses.

The Lottery closed the year with 7,600 issued retailer licenses.

CONTACT: Judith L. Drucker, Chief Communications Officer, T: Phone: (609) 599-5875, E: Judith.Drucker@lottery.nj.gov.

SOURCE: New Jersey Lottery.

 

 

Holiday Millionaire Raffle Sells Out for Eighth Year in a Row!

TOPEKA, Kansas (December 24, 2016) -- Kansas Lottery players again showed their enthusiasm for the Kansas Lottery’s Holiday Millionaire Raffle by purchasing all 200,000 tickets well before the Grand Prize drawing date.

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This is the eighth year for the Kansas-only game, which has been a sellout every year. This year, ticket number 200000 was sold at 6:05 pm on December 24.  The $20 tickets went on sale September 9, 2016.

The Holiday Millionaire Raffle Grand Prize drawing will take place January 3, 2017. One lucky ticket will be worth $1,000,000!

There will also be one $25,000 winner, five $5,000 winners, five $1,000 winners and 50 $100 prizes.

All 200,000 tickets are automatically entered into the Grand Prize drawing, including the 11 tickets that won either $10,000 or $25,000 in the Early Bird drawings and the 40,000 tickets that won $20 Instant Win Cash prizes.

This year’s Holiday Millionaire Raffle has more winners than ever before, and still offers our players the fun and excitement of the best chance of any game to win a million dollars,” said Kansas Lottery Executive Director Terry Presta.  “We greatly appreciate the support of our players and retailers who make this annual tradition a success every year!

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The $1 million grand prize winning Raffle number will be announced at 11:56 a.m. January 3 on these stations: Kansas First News (Topeka), KSHB 41 Action News (Kansas City) and KSN 3 (Wichita).

A list of all winning Raffle numbers will be available on www.kslottery.com shortly after 12:00 p.m. on January 3 so players can check their tickets against the winning ticket numbers. Tickets can also be checked at any Kansas Lottery retailer, including Check-a-Ticket machines, or by calling the Kansas Lottery at (785) 296-5700.

Take good care of your Holiday Millionaire Raffle tickets.  Players must retain their tickets to claim a prize!

For more information, visit Holiday Millionaire Raffle.

CONTACT:  Sally Lunsford, t: (785) 296-5708, e: sally.lunsford@kslottery.net.

Source: Kansas Lottery.

 

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Kansas Lottery Awards Business to Scientific Games, World's Largest Supplier of Instant Games

Dream Even Bigger! Kansans to Enjoy Innovative, New Instant Games from Scientific Games

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LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA (December 16, 2016) -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that it won a new, six-year instant games contract from the Kansas Lottery ("the Lottery").

The Company will provide the Lottery with instant game design, production and marketing support under the agreement, which began September 13, 2016 and may be extended for up to four years.

Scientific Games currently provides the  Lottery with unique instant games players love such as integrated holographic games, and Scratch My Back® games that offer additional play opportunities on the back of the ticket.

The Company also provides the Lottery with popular licensed brands for its game portfolio, including AMC'S THE WALKING DEAD®, MONOPOLY™ and MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL®.

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Terry Presta, Executive Director, Kansas Lottery, said, "We look forward to working closely with Scientific Games to bring even more innovative and entertaining games to Kansans. We are excited to collaborate with the world's largest supplier of lottery instant games on game planning strategies that will help us continue the excellent growth we are experiencing in this product category."

In the Lottery's fiscal year 2016, which ended June 30, 2016, the Kansas Lottery experienced $272.2 million in retail sales including $164.6 million in instant games, a 6.7 percent increase over the prior fiscal year.

Scientific Games and its legacy companies have supplied the Lottery with instant games since its start up in 1987.

John Schulz, Senior Vice President of Instant Products for Scientific Games said, "We look forward to furthering our relationship with the Kansas Lottery with new product offerings. We will continue to offer insights from our global player research and more than 40 years of instant game best practices to help drive revenue and net proceeds for the State of Kansas and its beneficiaries."

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Currently, Scientific Games supplies more than 70 percent of lottery instant games in the U.S. and provides games, technology and services to more than 150 lotteries worldwide, including nearly every North American lottery.

Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.  Visit MLB.com MDI/MLBP 2016.

MONOPOLY is a trademark of Hasbro. Used with permission.  © 2016 Hasbro. All rights reserved.

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 us at www.scientificgames.com.

Company CONTACTS:

 

Investor Relations:

Bill Pfund

(702) 532-7663

Corporate Communications:

Susan Cartwright

(770) 532-7981

Lottery Communications:

Therese Minella

(770) 825-4219

 

SOURCE: Scientific Games Corporation.

 

 

Green Light for Novomatic Entry at Casinos Austria AG

Meeting of CASAG confirmed acquisition of shares in the amount of 17.2 percent

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GUMPOLDSKIRCHEN, Austria (December 14, 2016) - NOVOMATIC, Europe's leading gaming technology group is known that with today's decision of the general meeting of Casinos Austria AG (CASAG ), According to which the suspensive conditions for a takeover of the share of MTB Private Foundation at Casinos Austria AG amounting to 17.2 percent are fulfilled, the path for an effective share transfer is paved.

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NOVOMATIC CEO Harald Neumann: "The entry of NOVOMATIC as a new Austrian shareholder is an important step for a stable and sustainable core shareholder structure of the Casinos Austria Group. As an internationally leading and globally recognized gaming technology company, we are interested in a valuable investment and a positive development of CASAG. "

NOVOMATIC also announced that they have an indirect stake in Austrian Lotteries GmbH (OLG) in the amount of 11.56 percent To the Austrian Gaming Holding as belonging to the SAZKA Group and thus also holds a share of less than 25 percent in the ÖLG.

About NOVOMATIC

The NOVOMATIC Group is a producer and operator of the largest gaming technology companies in the world and employs more than 24,000 people. Founded by Industrialist Professor Johann F. Graf in 1980, the company has locations in 50 countries and exports innovative gambling equipment, system solutions, lottery system solutions and services in 80 countries.

The Group operates more than 235,000 gaming terminals and video lottery terminals (VLTs), even in more than 1,600 of its own electronic slot machines and game banks, as well as rental models.

Through its numerous international subsidiaries, the NOVOMATIC Group is a full-service provider in all segments of the gambling industry, offering a comprehensive Omni-Channel product portfolio for partners and customers worldwide.

The spectrum ranges from terrestrial gaming products and services to management systems and cash management solutions, online, mobile and social gaming solutions, lottery and sports betting solutions, and a host of other first-class products and services.

SOURCE: Novomatic.

 

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Jumbo Interactive Announce Trading Update Half Year December 2016

  • FORECAST TTV ABOUT $68 million - A DECREASE OF ABOUT 16%
  • FORECAST REVENUE ABOUT $15.3 million - A DECREASE OF ABOUT 14%
  • FORECAST NPAT ABOUT $2.0 million - IN LINE WITH PREVIOUS COMPARATIVE PERIOD
  • NUMBER OF JACKPOTS $15 million or more - DOWN 41%
  • INCREASED HY DIVIDEND FROM 2.0c to 3.0c PLANNED

 

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TOOWONG, Queensland, Australia (December 19, 2016) -- Leading internet lottery business, Jumbo Interactive (ASX:JIN) today provided a trading update for the half year to December 2016. Due to an unusually weak run of jackpot activity (41% less jackpots that reached $15m or more compared to half year December 2015), TTV is expected tom be about $68 million, a decrease of about 16%.

However Net Profit after Tax is expected to be in line with December 2015 half year due to the positive contribution from the new Charity Lotteries division, a reduction in costs from the scaled down German Lottery division, and management of costs in Australia.

“A very low run of jackpots in this half has impacted Jumbo’s TTV and Revenue, however the Net Profit After Tax is expected to be in line with the previous comparative period, and a higher dividend compared to the December 2015 half year is planned”, said Mr Mike Veverka, CEO and Founder of Jumbo Interactive.

“Charity Lotteries are performing well and Jumbo is well placed for an improved second half should jackpots return to normal levels”, he said.

The following guidance is provided for the six months to 31 December 2016.

 

 

HY Dec 16 Guidance

HY Dec 15 Actual

% Change

Total Transaction Value (“TTV”)

About $68 mil

$81 mil

About 16% down

Revenue

About $15.3 mil

$17.8 mil

About 14% down

NPBT

About $3.3 mil

$3.5 mil

About 6% down

Income tax

About ($1.3) mil

($1.5) mil

About 13% down

NPAT

About $2.0 mil

$2.0 mil

About the same

Number of jackpots¹

14

24

About 41% down

 

¹ OZ Lotto/ Powerball jackpots of $15 million or more.

 

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About Jumbo Interactive

Jumbo Interactive Limited is listed in Australia (ASX: JIN) as well as the German Frankfurt, Berlin and Stuttgart exchanges (Symbol: WKN A1C82X).

In 2000, Jumbo sold its first lottery ticket on the internet and witnessed a dramatic rise in popularity due to the convenience of buying tickets online. At first customers were attracted to the security of never losing a ticket and the convenience of automatic number checking, prize payments and auto-play. In 2012, Jumbo released a lottery app for the iPhone and a new transition began driven by the convenience of mobile lotteries. A new app for the Apple watch takes the customer experience a step further with prize alerts, winning numbers and ticket management now available on the wrist.

The Company operates the popular website www.ozlotteries.com in Australia under agreements with the Tatts Group (ASX: TTS).

Jumbo has proven its ability to open up new lottery markets with its innovative technology and internet marketing initiatives that have brought lotteries to new demographics via the internet.

Jumbo has succeeded in targeting a younger and more mobile demographic with mobile now accounting for 75% of all customer interactions.

For further information CONTACT: Mike Veverka, CEO and Executive Director, T: 07 3831 3705.

SOURCE: Jumbo Interactive Limited.

 

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Participates in Public Audience Discussion for the “Legal Framework for Games of Chance in Brazil

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LAKEWOOD, N.J. (December 19, 2016) – On December 13th, a Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) representative appeared before the Camara de Diputados of Brazil for a public audience on the “Legal Framework for Games of Chance in Brazil,” Project of Law 442.

During the public audience that received Diputados and government and private sector representatives, GLI’s Latin American and Caribbean Director of Government Relations and Business Development Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes presented as an impartial technical and consultancy expert. She discussed the ways GLI works with global gaming and lottery regulatory entities for the control and supervision of the industry.

Sierra-Hughes said, “We are honored and grateful for the opportunity that the Camara de Diputados granted GLI to discuss the control and supervision processes that are adopted by regulated gaming and lottery jurisdictions around the world.

We are here today not to take sides on whether gaming should be legalized in Brazil or not,” she said. “We are here to impartially present the ways that GLI works with gaming and lottery regulatory entities that have successfully implemented laws and regulations as well as technical standards which allow for the control and supervision of the industry, minimizing the risk of fraud, money laundering, tax evasion, problem gambling, etc.

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GLI’s Latin American and Caribbean Director of Government Relations and Business Development Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes appeared, as an impartial technical and consultancy expert, before the Camara de Diputados of Brazil for a public audience on the “Legal Framework for Games of Chance in Brazil,” Project of Law 442.

GLI works with 475 jurisdictions around the world that adopted the certification process – 17 countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region and more than 25 jurisdictions, Peru being the pioneer,” she continued. “The effectiveness of the controls will depend on the strength of the technical requirements established by the regulatory entity. Technical requirements address player protection, accurate revenue and tax reporting, fraud and manipulation prevention, money laundering prevention and responsible gambling practices.”

Sierra-Hughes summarized GLI’s background, its capabilities and unique impartial and independent position in the gaming industry as well as the importance of a thorough laboratory accreditation process. She also discussed the multiple controls that derive the adoption of the certification process, including on-site inspections performed by the regulatory entity and the authorization of importation of gaming equipment. Control and the supervision process were also presented both for land-based and online gaming operations.

Monitoring and control systems are a fundamental technical tool for regulators to achieve the objective of controlling and supervising revenue and security events,” Sierra-Hughes said. “They are tested to verify the accuracy of data generated and appropriate communication per the technical standards established by the regulator.”

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Sierra-Hughes referenced Peru; Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Australia; and New Zealand as examples of successful implementation of these controls.

She concluded, “The certification process is a global practice adopted by regulatory entities to guarantee security, integrity, public trust and player protection. If gaming is legalized in Brazil, the fundamental recommendation will be to establish a legal framework that is strong and clear and create a regulatory entity with sufficient resources and personnel, promoting its constant professionalization. The regulatory entity must be embedded with the competency to determine gaming policies and regulations that will allow for a prosperous gaming industry, and like other jurisdictions, it can become one of the most regulated industries and a formal part of the national economy.”

GLI is optimistic for the future of gaming in Brazil and will continue to offer support to gaming regulators, operators and manufacturers in the region.

About Gaming Laboratories International

Gaming Laboratories International, LLC delivers the highest quality land-based, lottery and iGaming testing and assessment services. GLI’s laboratory locations are found on six continents, and the company holds 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 Worldwide Marketing, T: +1 (702) 914-2220 or E: c.eickelman@gaminglabs.com.

SOURCE: Gaming Laboratories International, LLC.

 

 

Government Will Retain the Current Regulatory Model that Gives Norsk Tipping and Norsk Rikstoto a Monopoly on the Provision of Gaming and Betting Services

Protection of problem gamblers most important

NORWAY (December 16, 2016) -- The Government will retain the current regulatory model that gives Norsk Tipping and Norsk Rikstoto a monopoly on the provision of gaming and betting services.

No new licensing scheme will be introduced for foreign gaming and betting companies.

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“I am proud to present the Government’s white paper on responsible and active gaming and betting policy,” says Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland.

“The white paper represents the first fundamental and integrated review of the gaming and betting sector since 2003.

It describes the major developments in the sector in recent years and sets out a positive, forward-looking policy for this area,” says Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland.

The white paper describes a comprehensive, robust model for the regulation of gaming and betting that addresses the challenges presented by technological developments,” says the Minister of Culture.

The primary aim is to minimise undesirable gaming and betting behaviour by ensuring that lotteries and gaming and betting services are offered in safe and responsible forms.

The Government has concluded that the current model, under which state-owned entities have a monopoly on the provision of most gaming and betting services, is best suited to achieving the aim of responsible service delivery.

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The proposals will reinforce the monopoly model and the services on offer through several new measures to protect the regulated providers Norsk Tipping and Norsk Rikstoto,” says Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland.

The white paper also gives notice of the Government’s intention to gather relevant gaming, betting, lotteries and totalisator legislation in a single new act.

Parallel to preparation of the new act, new regulations will be drawn up on the most important measures to promote responsible gaming and betting.

To ensure uniform and foreseeable regulation, the Ministry of Culture will be given overall responsibility for the entire gaming and betting sector.

More on the proposals in the white paper on gaming and betting policy.

SOURCE: Press release Ministry of Culture.

 

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Queensland Joins the Bigger, Faster Building Keno Jackpot Pools

AUSTRALIA (December 15, 2016) -- Queensland has joined in the pooling of Keno jackpots between NSW, Victoria and the ACT from today.

As a result, Keno customers in Queensland can now play for combined jackpots, which grow faster.

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Keno is a social game played in licensed venues such as hotels and clubs.

It’s played every three minutes and enjoyed by customers who play with friends to make their night by winning frequent small prizes, or to change their life by winning a big jackpot.

Tabcorp has been focused on improving Keno’s positioning and performance through a transformation program including a new Keno brand, better customer experience and digital and product innovation.

The pooling of Keno jackpots between NSW, Victoria and the ACT is an example of product innovation and has been driving growth.

The addition of Queensland to Keno’s jackpot pools will be positive for Tabcorp’s 3,500 licensed venue partners which offer Keno, as well as customers who will be able to play for more frequent jackpots,” said Tabcorp’s Chief Operating Officer, Keno and Gaming, Adam Rytenskild.

We have been on a journey over the past 18 months to transform Keno and make it more contemporary and appealing. This is another key milestone introduced as part of our transformation. Jackpot pooling has been an important part of our strategy and we’re delighted Queensland is now part of it too.”

The pooling of Queensland Keno jackpots with other states follows amendments to the Keno Act 1996 which were passed by the Queensland Parliament, and the receipt of regulatory and pooling partner approvals.

SOURCE: Tabcorp Holdings Limited.

 

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Year of Unmatched Industry Unity Produces Big Results for Gaming

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2016)

Dear Gaming Colleague:

This year has been incredibly consequential for gaming. A former casino owner was chosen as the next President of the United States. The casino gaming industry actively engaged in battleground states throughout the campaign season. A presidential debate was held just feet from the Las Vegas Strip. The National Hockey League became the first professional sports league to place a team in Las Vegas; and the National Football League may not be far behind. What made all of these events even more remarkable was that they lacked the tired, old concerns about casino gaming and focused prominently on our industry’s important, mainstream nature.

In 2016, the American Gaming Association (AGA) capitalized on opportunities and aggressively communicated gaming’s value to a range of critical stakeholders: lawmakers, regulators, the media, law enforcement and more. None of this could have been achieved, however, without a united industry.

 

AGA Year in Review
Watch the 2016 highlight video here.

 

The AGA welcomed 21 new members to the organization this year and now represents 87 percent of the commercial gaming industry, 95 percent of the supplier community and more than 25 percent of all tribal gaming revenue. As a unified industry, we can more effectively achieve our shared goals. In 2016, this included:

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  • Highlighting our Industry's Role as Community Partners: Before audiences of key elected officials and the media, we showcased how gaming supports small businesses, employs a diverse workforce, including minority- and women-owned companies, contributes to charitable organizations, and generates unmatched tax revenue in Pittsburgh, Detroit, Biloxi, St. Louis and Philadelphia;
  • Protecting the Industry from Harm: Three critical examples of this in 2016 included the IRS choosing not to pursue a misguided policy to lower slot tax thresholds and track player activity through a “Big Brother” style program, the Justice Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the international Financial Action Task Force praising the gaming industry’s commitment to anti-money laundering compliance and the Federal Trade Commission’s important decision to respect the business value of and consumer benefits associated with resort fees;
  • Providing Timely, Compelling Research: AGA issued a new and improved State of the States; Responsible Gaming Regulations & Statutes; the Illegal Gambling Advisory Board’s After-Action Report showing why sports betting law should be changed; a white paper on sports integrity in the U.K.; and a report on casinos’ commitment to anti-money laundering compliance. Such research serves to open new markets, such as in Japan or Georgia, fight bad policy ideas in existing markets and quickly debunk misinformed critics;
  • Launching a Reinvigorated Global Gaming Expo (G2E): G2E 2016 was a success on many levels, welcoming more than 26,000 attendees, providing high-quality buyers to our 444 exhibitors, demonstrating a vibrant and evolving industry and meeting our revenue targets; and
  • Paving the Way for Regulated Sports Betting in America: Over the last year, the AGA spent a large portion of time defining the problem of illegal sports gambling. This resulted in enhanced research, more widespread media coverage, a stronger partnership with law enforcement and a critical shift in attitudes among the most influential leaders of the leagues.

 

To build off of these accomplishments, AGA in 2017 will focus its efforts in the following key areas:

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  • Strengthening Congressional Champion Development Efforts: AGA will continue leveraging our Get to Know Gaming campaign and congressional champion development initiative to build a deeper, wider bench of congressional allies who understand and represent gaming. In the new year, we will turn our attention to proactively engaging with the Trump Administration and incoming members of Congress, educating them on critical issues once they are sworn into office on January 3. AGA has submitted a memo that provides the President-elect Donald J. Trump Transition Team with an overview of the U.S casino industry, its strong economic impacts and the key policy priorities for industry in 2017 and beyond;
  • Enhancing G2E and Adding New Value: AGA will continue our comprehensive efforts to take G2E to the next level. We are also exploring several new ventures that could support your business functions and significantly reduce costs; and
  • Advancing AGA’s Sports Betting Campaign: The AGA has succeeded through a relentless campaign of exposing the failed federal law that bans sports betting outside of Nevada. Next year, the AGA will focus on creating a coalition of key stakeholders – law enforcement, sports fans, regulatory officials and others – in order to create the best environment needed to pursue legislative action. As we build partnerships with the professional leagues, we will focus on educating champions in Congress, ensuring they fully understand the failings of a 25-year-old sports-betting ban and why legalization is the smart way forward.

 

I thank you for your partnership and support over the last year, but we have more work to do. We value the opportunity to be your partner and look forward to working with you in 2017.

 

Sincerely,

Geoff Freeman

President & CEO

American Gaming Association (AGA).

 

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Danske Spil-Owned CEGO Chooses EveryMatrix as Platform Provider

BUCHAREST, Romania (December 28, 2016) -- Platform provider EveryMatrix has signed a deal with CEGO, one of Denmark’s most successful online casino operators. Following the agreement, CEGO’s newest brand will benefit of premium content from NYX, Scientific Gaming, Magnet Gaming, and Evolution via EveryMatrix CasinoEngine product.

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CEGO, owned by Danske Spil A/S, together with the original founders, is a highly experienced Danish online casino operator powering some of the biggest online casino brands in Denmark, including Spilnu.dk and CasinoDanmark.dk. CEGO also owns the slot game provider, Magnet Gaming.

Following the Norsk Tipping deal, this is yet another step forward for EveryMatrix and we are happy to carry out our privileged position in the Nordic market through our latest partnerships.” said Ebbe Groes, EveryMatrix CEO.

We are looking forward to cooperating with EveryMatrix. It will open up a large portfolio of new and exciting games, which will benefit our players and strengthen our gaming products even further.” said Esben S. Thomsen, CEGO CMO.

As for the technological building blocks supporting the new website, content will be delivered to CEGO via WebAPI on external wallet with EveryMatrix’s bonusing system.

At this moment, our company is one of the few Danish certified platform providers, and with the new CEGO agreement, we continue to grow our name in the Nordics region. Our platform was recently selected by Norsk Tipping state lottery to provide services for their iGaming Integration Platform, and now with Danske Spill-owned CEGO we see the recognition of our hard work and focus we invested into building one of the most competitive products on the market.” added Ebbe Groes.

CasinoEngine product integrates today more than 40 gaming vendors delivering close to 4,000 games that can be plugged remotely in external wallets via a single API, or directly in the EveryMatrix standard platform service.

SOURCE: EveryMatrix.

 

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AGE 2017 is Already Setting New Records

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SYDNEY, NSW, Australia (December 9, 2016) -- Visitor registration is open for AGE 2017, a full 7 months prior to when we were able to open it for the 2016 Expo and as with last year, Social Media is making registration a simplified process with auto-filled fields via the most popular social networks on the planet. Registrants will be able to see who is attending, identify the most meaningful and relevant Gaming Expo contacts who they’ll benefit from meeting at the Event. We’ve also considered returning visitors, with fields pre-populated, requiring just a couple of clicks to complete the registration.

And of course by registering now will save time by avoiding having to line up on the day. To complete the social media registration just click on this link here.

In another milestone for AGE, with 20% more floor space than what we had in 2016, 90% of the floor space has already been taken by 176 exhibitors. This is exciting news with 9 months to go until the show’s start date, which is the world’s third largest casino gaming equipment exhibition.

Our optimism was further confirmed recently about the event's future at the new ICC Sydney at Darling Harbour.  In November a group of 120 inquisitive exhibitors visited the ICC for a sneak peek of what to expect. Comprising both large and small exhibitors, with their exhibition contractors and their staff, along with the AGE coordinating team, it was a chance to get a first-hand glimpse of what is truly a world class venue for AGE 2017. The highlight of the visit was Hall 3 and while they saw only ½  of the massive 19,000 square metres of floor space that AGE will be occupying in 2017, one visitor was still impressed enough to describe the hall as ‘Cavernous”.

 

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Taking advantage of the multi-purpose seminar rooms complete with smart lecterns at the new ICC Sydney, at AGE 2017 we will be running complimentary seminars for registered exhibition visitors. The seminars will include a “Global CEOs Forum”, to be moderated by Michael Pascoe and a “Women in Gaming” event, along with a range of sessions about topical issues.

The Australasian Gaming Expo is on the 15th to the 17th August, 2017.

NOTE: 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: info@gamingta.com.

SOURCE: Gaming Technologies Association Limited (www.gamingta.com).

 







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