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2021-03-31
500.com, which has been transforming from a Chinese online lottery company into a cryptocurrency mining enterprise, says it has completed the acquisition of a stake in Loto Interactive for HK$105 million ($13.5 million).

2021-03-29
Tabcorp says it’s taking time to carry out a strategic review of its businesses to extract more value for shareholders after receiving unsolicited bids for its wagering and media business, which it says were too low.

2021-03-29
Tabcorp Holdings said it views the unsolicited approaches for its wagering and media business are too low. The proposals, including an offer from the U.K.'s Entain, were for $3 billion.

2021-03-25
Berjaya Group's new CEO Abdul Jalil bin Abdul Rasheed has bought 70 million shares in the company at 28 sen a share and plans to restructure the Malaysian group whose interests span from gaming through to hotels, insurance and cars.

2021-03-23
AGTech Holdings said its operating loss narrowed by 32.7 percent in 2020, even though revenue dropped by about 7.7 percent to HK$161.6 million. 

2021-03-22
500 .com, the troubled sports lottery company that is transforming into a bitcoin firm, announced its decision to relocate its headquarters from Shenzhen to Singapore.

2021-03-12
Union Gaming analyst John DeCree declared in a note that “IGT's lottery business was once again a shining star in 4Q20. "Globally, sales for instant ticket and draw games increased 8% in 4Q20 following nearly 11% growth in 3Q20."

2021-03-08
500.com, formerly a Chinese online lottery company, has approved a change of name to Bit Mining Ltd. to reflect the new focus of its business.

2021-02-23
Jumbo Interactive, the Australian lottery firm, delivered revenue of A$40.9 million (US$32.2 million), up 9.0 percent, with underlying EBITDA up 3.7 percent to A$24.1 million.

2021-02-17
China sports lottery company 500.com has continued its transformation into the bitcoin space with the all-stock acquisition of bitcoin mining company BTC.com and investors appear to approve.

2021-02-17
Tabcorp said its first half net profit after tax fell 7 percent to A$185 million, while revenue declined 1.5 percent, "primarily due to Covid-19 impacts."

2021-02-17
Lotto New Zealand is forging ahead with launching an online bingo game, despite concerns from problem gambling experts who say it is a high-risk form of gambling.

2021-02-09
500 com has announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results. As for the full year 2020, net revenues were RMB21.8 million (US$3.3 million) and operating losses were RMB190.8 million (US$29.2 million).

2021-01-29
500 com has announced that it has entered into a share subscription agreement in which it has conditionally agreed to subscribe for 169,354,839 shares of Loto Interactive Limited for a total of approximately HK$105 million (US$13.5 million) in cash.

2021-01-13
Sports Toto Malaysia, Magnum Bhd and Pan Malaysian Pools have again closed their outlets in areas under Movement Control Orders due to rising Covid-19 cases. The affected areas are Penang, Selangor, Melaka, Johor and Sabah as well as the federal territories...

2021-01-06
The Malaysian government has reinstated the number of special lottery draws that can be carried out each year to 22, up from eight last year, to raise extra revenue following the pandemic.

2020-12-22
Spinola Gaming says it’s introducing bespoke lottery solutions for Southeast Asia, where the market has seen exponential growth recently. 

2020-12-03
India’s Supreme Court has dealt a blow to the country’s lottery business, upholding the constitutional validity of imposing a General Services Tax (GST) on sales and winnings of lottery tickets.

2020-12-03
India's Supreme Court has rejected a petition by Skill Lotto Solutions against the government's decision to impose a general sales tax of 12 percent on lottery tickets. That tax rises to 28 percent if the tickets are sold to someone in another state.

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