IGT Lottery Blog

New IGT White Paper "Achieving Relevance: Modernizing the Lottery Experience"

Posted 05/18/2017 by Gerard Caro

Forty percent of lottery purchases are made on impulse. That’s an astounding statistic from IGT’s Global Study of Player Motivations, and one that signals an opportunity for lotteries to engage with their players on a deeper level.

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European Lotteries Association Innovation Seminar 2017

Posted 05/18/2017 by Michael Roygaard

IGT's Michael Roygaard reviews a very inspiring and insightful Innovation seminar organized by the European Lotteries Association on April 26-28. It was appropriately held at Talent Garden, Milan – an office space provider for innovation communities, offering co-working, training, and networking opportunities.

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IGT's Approach to Modernization

Posted 05/15/2017 by Ailsa McKnight

IGT’s whitepaper “Achieving Relevance: Modernizing the Lottery Experience” shows that consumers prefer convenient purchase options. When it comes to enabling growth in retail locations, IGT is committed to providing solutions that meet the needs of lottery customers across a wide range of retail, consumer, and regulatory environments. 

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IGT Hosts 2017 Research Exchange

Posted 05/09/2017 by Audrey Pate

The number 297 represents the collective number of years in lottery research experience- almost three centuries – held by attendees at the seventh Global Gaming Market Research Exchange on April 26th and 27th.

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Digital Passports: The End of Anonymity or The Next Stage of Consumer Control?

Posted 05/03/2017 by Ailsa McKnight

Early signs are pointing to a future in which every individual has a universal digital identity – a “digital passport” – a truly verified online identity – that will bring ultimate convenience, efficiency and peace of mind for consumers about their online security. A digital passport would offer seamless access to services, with no need to log in, verify one’s identity, pay for products, or book services. It also offers benefits to businesses, as they will be able to easily track online behaviors of individuals through their unique digital identities.

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The Future of Retail

Posted 04/26/2017 by Michael Roygaard

As Millennials replace Baby Boomers as the dominant shopper demographic, the retail landscape is fundamentally changing. Shoppers are now and will continue to be in the future, connected to devices and data, and move seamlessly between digital and physical channels.

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Lottery and the Cashless Consumer

Posted 04/19/2017 by Lisa Schiffer

The “cashless society” is an unstoppable global trend. Technological advances are transforming payment methods by offering a more streamlined experience to today’s demanding consumer, who now expects instant gratification, simplicity and convenience. IGT looks at the implications for the lottery industry.

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IGT Attends 2017 InComm Partner Alliance

Posted 04/12/2017 by Paul Riley

IGT attended the 2017 InComm Partner Alliance at the end of March to represent the lottery industry.

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IGT Releases “Beyond Hope: Engaging Players’ Motivations” White Paper

Posted 04/10/2017 by Gerard Caro

Playing the lottery and the dream of a better future are intrinsically linked. While it’s certainly entertaining for players to wish for a windfall, hope isn’t the only reason that people around the world are attracted to lottery games.

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Welcome To IGT's New Lottery Blog

Jessica Powell
Posted 04/05/2017 by Jessica Powell

Welcome to IGT’s new Lottery Blog! Earlier this year I asked our customers what they thought about our website. Their feedback has encouraged me to launch this new blog, where I will be posting really fresh, new and interesting articles, papers and videos, all offering deep insights into the lottery industry on a regular basis.

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