IGT Lottery Blog

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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Play In A New Dimension!

Posted 03/30/2017 by Amy Morin

Due to the popular Pokémon GO game, interest in Augmented Reality (AR) is now firmly established – 19 percent of global consumers are regularly using AR apps (Google Trends 2016). In fact, smartphone manufacturers are already developing the next generation of dual-3D scanning cameras that promise consumers a new world of immersive enhanced reality. And now, IGT is paving the way to bring this new, enriched game play experience to the lottery industry through a smartphone AR app for instant games.

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Declan Harkin Talks About The Future Of Retail

Posted 03/30/2017 by Ailsa McKnight

Declan Harkin, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, International, talks about IGT’s focus on innovation to lead the lottery industry’s future growth.

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Making It Personal: Biometrics Measure Mood

Posted 03/30/2017 by Ailsa McKnight

Biometric data—everything from retina and fingerprint recognition to heart rate monitoring—opens up the potential for a new world of personalization. Up to now, biometric opportunities have been focused on making fitness trackers more accurate and interesting. However, the real potential of biometrics is just coming into full view.

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