Lottery Archive

Instituting online gambling safeguards is the primary goal of new government funded study in Australia. Online or on land, gambling is one of Australia’s most lucrative industries. Casinos, tracks and pokies operators generate billions in revenue every year. The government’s coffers are overflowing with its proceeds. Local organizations and athletic departments are largely funded...
The probabilities of winning a major, multi-million dollar lottery may be slim, but a new study says they get better with these lucky lottery numbers. Everyone hopes to pick the luckiest lottery numbers. Beating the ridiculous odds to come up with all the right numbers isn’t impossible. We see the joyful smiles of winners...
Gambling has become a way of life in Australia. Whether it’s wagering at the track, a flurry on the pokies, or betting online, Aussie gambling has seen exponential growth over the years. While it’s generally considered a favorite pastime, it’s also a big concern for those who deal in addiction. A few years ago,...
Open a newspaper or turn on the evening report these days, and you’re likely to hear one story or another about the legislative push to reduce problem gambling in Australia. So why is a Sports Lottery the best way to fund the nation’s athletic programs? ‘Aussies love to gamble, and the addiction rate is...
Casino gambling statistics for 2016 have, once more, named Australians the ‘biggest losers‘ in the world. Of the $385 billion lost gambling at casinos, tracks, lotteries, gaming machines and online last year, the US was responsible for the largest amount overall, but Aussies lost the most per person. Australia has a population of just...
How does a new company make a name for itself in an industry as large and wildly competitive as digital gaming? It’s no easy task, as the countless failed startups will surely tell you. But the guys over at Gl├╝ck Games seem to have it all figured out, promising to take the mobile casino...
Tabcorp is one of the most famous companies in all of Australia. In recent months, things were looking awfully bright for the lottery, keno, horse and sports betting behemoth. Laws to limit competition from overseas gambling sites, and a proposed merger deal with its biggest hometown rival, Tatts Group, were a huge boosts for...
For years now, Tatts Group and Tabcorp have been the biggest rivals in the Australia gambling industry. In October, Tabcorp proposed a $6.4 billion offer to merge with its long-time nemesis; a move that would create a $11.3 billion empire. What seemed an inevitable, virtual monopoly on the nation’s wagering market, just may be...
The complexities of business can go far above the heads of us ordinary folk. Hostile takeovers and corporate mergers are a common occurrence in the industrial world, but most of us would be hard pressed to explain the intricacies of what such a deal entails. Most of us wouldn’t care to know, either. But...
Did you ever have such a bad run of luck that you wanted to sue the pants off a gambling operator for having an unfair advantage? If scracth cards are your favorite pastime, you probably know that feeling. But we all know that’s not an option. Or is it? Apparently that’s not the case...