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GTECH says not linked to scandal in Brazil
A fired government aide met with executives from GTECH's Brazilian unit but was not involved in negotiations West Greenwich, Rhode Island-based GTECH Holdings Corp., the world's biggest supplier of online lottery systems, said yesterday a Brazilian government aide who was fired amid a probe of campaign finance allegations wasn't involved in extending the company's contract in the country.Waldomiro Diniz met with two executives from the company's Brazilian unit last year to discuss a contract dis ...
Feb 25, 2004, 4:33 am - Lottery News forum

Eight win lottery thanks to fortune cookies
Eight people in Brazil won the lottery after getting the numbers from fortune cookies.The Caixa Economica Federal Bank launched an investigation because they were all from the same region.Eight of the 15 people who won the lottery in the north-east of Brazil told investigators they got the numbers from fortune cookies.The bank found out that the numbers had appeared in fortune cookies sold by the same company to more than 50 restaurants in the north-eastern states of Brazil.The lucky numbers wer ...
Feb 24, 2004, 5:54 am - Lottery News forum

Scam sites offer bogus Hong Kong lottery tips
Websites in mainland China and Taiwan are offering to sell inside information on winning Hong Kong lottery numbers -- then vanishing before authorities can catch those behind them.The sites -- which require payments for the bogus tips -- turn up then disappear almost as soon as they're spotted, Hong Kong Jockey Club spokesman Wilson Cheng said Monday.The club is a nonprofit charity that runs Hong Kong's lottery, horse races and football betting.Hong Kong lottery officials claim there's no way ...
Feb 24, 2004, 5:53 am - Lottery News forum

Mayor finds long-forgotten lottery ticket was a winner
It took some help from her daughter for the mayor of Pemberton, British Columbia, a small town north of Vancouver, to find she had a lottery ticket worth $100,000 ($US75,000).Elinor Warner bought the Canucks scratch ticket in December and left it partially scratched in a drawer.The ticket was from a marketing campaign launched by the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation last year. I didn't realize I hadn't scratched every part, Warner sai ...
Feb 17, 2004, 6:58 am - Lottery News forum

EuroMillions lottery launches; jackpots 'may top £50m'
A new European lottery with a possible jackpot of 50 million or more has been launched.EuroMillions will link the UK's National Lottery to equivalent games in France and Spain.The tickets will go on sale in the UK on Saturday February 7, priced 1.50, for the first draw on Friday February 13. Camelot, operator of the National Lottery, estimate the first jackpot will be 10 million, rising to an average of around 14 million. With rollovers, the big prize could reach 50 million or more, the com ...
Feb 5, 2004, 6:18 am - Lottery News forum

GTECH Named Apparent Winning Vendor for Mexico Lottery Contract
GTECH Holdings Corporation announced Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary, GTECH Corporation, has been selected by Pronosticos para la Asistencia Publica (Pronosticos) as the apparent successful vendor to provide equipment and services for a new online lottery system and associated telecommunications network in Mexico under a proposed six-year contract. This decision is the result of a competitive procurement.The Request for Proposal (RFP) calls for the replacement of Pronosticos' existing ...
Feb 4, 2004, 5:41 am - Lottery News forum

GTech gets deal for new online terminals from Spain’s national lottery
GTech Corp of West Greenwich, R.I., has won a sale to provide new online lottery terminals to Sistemas Tecnicos de Loterias del Estado (STL), the operator of the online system for the National Lottery in Spain. According to the company, the deal could be worth as much as $9 million.Under the terms of the agreement, STL will replace 2,500 Spectra online lottery terminals with 2,500 Altura terminals. In addition, GTech will continue to provide STL with terminal maintenance and repair services.STL ...
Jan 9, 2004, 10:30 am - Lottery News forum

International Lottery Game Collapses
20 states won't be getting millions of dollars in new revenue from a high-jackpot lottery after plans for the proposed international game collapsed amid a protest of U.S. military action in Iraq.The states were working toward the development of a lotto-style game that would have allowed 350 million residents scattered throughout the United States, Canada, Central America, Europe and Australia to compete for prizes that could have reached a total of $1 billion in a single drawing.But negotiations ...
Jan 5, 2004, 6:29 am - Lottery News forum

Jobless man presents missing NIS 7 million (US$1.6M) lottery ticket
The mystery of the identity of the sdventh winner in the NIS 50 million (US$11.4M) lottery held two weeks ago was solved Monday, when a man from the south came to Mifal Hapayis national lottery center in Tel Aviv and presented the winning ticket.The ticket, bearing the seven winning numbers that came up in the December 15 drawing, was bought in Eilat and netted its owner some NIS 7 million (US$1.6M). Married with three small children, the sdventh winner, in his 40s, has been unemployed for the p ...
Dec 30, 2003, 5:43 am - Lottery News forum

Spain Holds $2.2B Christmas Lottery
The world's richest lottery spread $2.2 billion in Christmas cheer Monday throughout Spain, including to a village whose name means luck.Spaniards spent the morning glued to television sets and radios for the latest edition of a sweepstakes that goes back to 1812 and marks the official start of Spain's holiday season.For three hours, school children picked small, wooden balls out of two golden tumblers -- one for 5-digit lottery numbers and another for the corresponding prize.Known as El Gordo, ...
Dec 23, 2003, 5:26 am - Lottery News forum