IGT Lottery Blog

Measuring the Intangible Success of Lottery Promotions

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Posted 08/30/2018 by Tom Weber

Lotteries should include promotions in their strategic marketing plans because they provide long-term benefits above and beyond a strictly short-term financial return on investment.

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How Lotteries Can Deliver Experiences Through Prediction and Surprise

Four Friends Traveling
Posted 08/09/2018 by Ailsa McKnight

For today’s consumers, exciting and enriching experiences provide social capital in the form of stories to share. Social media has become a living journal and portfolio of our daily lives, and therefore consumer demand for experiences to fuel these online story platforms is naturally increasing.

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IGT Releases White Paper: “A New Model to Attract New Players”

A New Model to Attract New Lottery Players
Posted 07/23/2018 by Gerard Caro

Lotteries have an opportunity to engage a large, global segment of non-regular players who say they are willing to consider lottery, with the potential to add about $18 billion annually to the industry. Attracting this group, however, would require different types of game-play and rewards than those that satisfy today’s core players. A new IGT White Paper explores the attitudes, wants, and needs of this non-regular player segment.

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Case Study: Achieving Success with a Corporate Sales Representative Program

New Jersey Lottery
Posted 07/18/2018 by Laura Antos

Strong corporate retail partnerships are important to a lottery’s success. By providing chain retailers with excellent customer service and sales solutions, lottery sales representatives can help foster these relationships and maximize lottery sales growth.

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Engaging Your Lottery’s Sales Force

Lottery Sales Force Training
Posted 07/12/2018 by Danielle Davis, Sales Enablement Program Manager

A great deal of research, analysis, and planning goes into optimizing and launching a lottery’s product portfolio plan, for both draw games and instants. Hours of effort are spent ensuring the advertising and retail marketing campaigns for launches are just right. However, money may still get left on the table if the sales force isn’t provided with the information, tools, and training they need to build awareness and excitement with retailers and players. Here are some tips and tricks to get your sales force ready to support your big growth plans.

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Maximizing Sales with New Instant Game Launches

Steve Desautels
Posted 05/17/2018 by Steve Desautels

For lotteries and their retailers, new game launches can be a successful path to maximizing sales. Leveraging their resources and experience, IGT’s Retail Sales and Execution Team (RSET) has developed a number of strategies that, when embraced by lotteries and their chain retail store partners, can help new instant ticket games quickly become the top selling/earning games.

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IGT Releases New Video White Paper “The Non-Player Point of View”

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Posted 03/21/2018 by Gerard Caro

What can non-players teach the industry about how to expand their base of lottery players? IGT has prepared a special five-minute video report presenting the unvarnished attitudes of non-, light, and lapsed players, drawn from the first stage of the multiphase global study, Attracting New Players, currently being conducted by IGT and research partners KS&R.

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Committed to Growth: IGT Instant Ticket Services Expands Lakeland Facility

IGT Instant Ticket Printing Press
Posted 02/21/2018 by Amy Morin

IGT Instant Ticket Services' facility in Lakeland, Florida has expanded to accommodate a new Tresu printing press, capable of increasing ticket production by up to 30 percent. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held on February 20, 2018.

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Case Study: Amping Up Sales Execution to Fuel Growth

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Posted 12/06/2017 by Nat Worley

The Georgia Lottery Corporation (GLC) is always turning up the volume on sales growth. As the second-largest lottery in the U.S. in per capita sales, the GLC constantly focuses on sales execution to maintain its record-setting sales performance. In the last year, the lottery has been working with IGT at the local Atlanta level and with members of the corporate Retail Sales and Execution Team to deliver a series of programs in support of the lottery’s growth plans.

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Spanish-Speaking Lotteries Plan for Growth

IGT at CIBELAE 2017
Posted 11/08/2017 by Alvaro Rivas

Globally, gaming is facing an influx of new technologies that are driving new consumer behaviors and creating new trends. Recently, IGT joined 134 participants for the Corporación Iberoamericana de Loterías y Apuestas de Estado (CIBELAE) 2017 in Panama City, Panama to discuss how best to embrace these new technologies and harness them to meet new market demands and drive growth.

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