The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will investigate several bookmakers, including Skybet and Totesport, after it was revealed that their websites may be downloading software onto users’ computers without their permission.

Hope isn’t the only reason that people around the world are attracted to lottery games. In order to better understand consumers’ needs and emotions, International Game Technology (IGT) has released a white paper “Beyond Hope: Engaging Players’ Motivations.”

IGT also struck a cross-licensing deal with slot machine manufacturer Azure Gaming, as well as agreeing to a seven-year contract for the modernization and maintenance of the Thüringen Lottery central system.

Lottoland hired Camelot’s former Head of Global Corporate Affairs, no doubt further increasing the long-running rivalry between the organizations.

The Japanese government has commenced work on legislation containing further details of the country’s future casino regime. although a number of major operators have declared an interest in opening facilities in the country, analysts have said that the first casino resort may not open until 2021.

A Canadian couple has won the lottery for the third time.

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