IGT Lottery Blog

Optimizing Draw-Game Portfolios

Lottery Game Portfolio Optimization
Posted 02/27/2018 by Jessica Powell

Lottery innovation comes in many forms. Even the most successful and mature lotteries have realized incremental growth by taking advantage of draw-game portfolio analysis and optimization recommendations.


Thinking Small at the 2018 EL/WLA Marketing Seminar

EL WLA Marketing Seminar 2018
Posted 02/16/2018 by Ailsa McKnight

The Joint European Lotteries/World Lottery Association 2018 Marketing Seminar explored the assertion that “The Biggest Trend in Marketing is Small.” Thinking Small provides better and more measurable experiences for consumers at an individual level. Marketing is becoming more personal every day, and businesses are building marketing campaigns around regional and local data.


Case Study: Simplifying Draw Game Ticket Holiday Gifting

New Jersey Lottery 2017 Holiday Sampler Case Study
Posted 01/25/2018 by Laura Antos

How can lotteries make it easier to give Draw Game tickets as holiday gifts? The New Jersey Lottery and Northstar New Jersey worked with IGT to identify the obstacles to giving Draw Game tickets as gifts and to introduce a practical solution.


Life Stages in Flux: Reaching Players at Varying Points in their Dynamic Lives

Millennial Woman Lifestage
Posted 11/29/2017 by Ailsa McKnight

As major life events are being delayed, repeated or reordered, life stages are no longer the predictable concept they once were. The notion of a clear, predictable path through traditional life stages is being eroded. This creates new commercial uncertainties as well as opportunities for consumer-facing brands.


New IGT White Paper “Millennials Matter: Tapping Into the Preferences of a Game-Changing Demographic”

Millennials Matter White Paper from IGT Lottery
Posted 09/27/2017 by Gerard Caro

IGT’s new White Paper, “Millennials Matter,” explores five ways that lottery can become more in tune with Millennials’ expectations. From making play more social and shareable to communicating in a way that resonates, addressing the needs and preferences of this group can help to propel the industry forward.


New IGT White Paper “Achieving Relevance: Modernizing the Lottery Experience”

Achieving Relevance White Paper
Posted 05/26/2017 by Gerard Caro

Forty percent of lottery purchases are made on impulse. That's an astounding statistic from IGT's Global Study of Player Motivations, and one that signals an opportunity for lotteries to engage with their players on a deeper level.


IGT Releases “Beyond Hope: Engaging Players’ Motivations” White Paper

Beyond Hope White Paper
Posted 04/10/2017 by Gerard Caro

Playing the lottery and the dream of a better future are intrinsically linked. While it’s certainly entertaining for players to wish for a windfall, hope isn’t the only reason that people around the world are attracted to lottery games.


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