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Beyond Plastic: The Payments Revolution

Payment Apps open on two mobile phones
Posted 08/16/2017 by Ailsa McKnight

Americans like their credit cards so much that even the smallest of purchases are now paid with plastic rather than cash. A survey of small purchases among U.S. adults in 2017 by CreditCard.com reveals that 17 percent of adults with credit cards use them in physical stores to buy items with a price tag of less than $5, up 11 percent from last year.

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In The Shoppable Universe, Every Touchpoint is an Opportunity to Buy

Interactive TouchScreen Display
Posted 08/09/2017 by Ailsa McKnight

With the proliferation of on-demand services redefining expectations of speed, there is a growing need among time-pressured consumers for a retail experience that is both efficient and convenient. In the near future, this will lead retail to move beyond omnichannel to become limitless. Consumers will expect everything, everywhere – from video content and social media to fitting room mirrors and virtual reality – to become directly shoppable.

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FutureGame: The Key to Your New Lottery Game Portfolio

FutureGame: Innovative Lottery Technologies from IGT
Posted 08/02/2017 by Francesco Parola

Innovation is probably one of the most frequently Googled words these days. Everybody talks about it, but innovation is sometimes overstated when it comes to the reality of how organizations approach the challenge of sustainable growth.

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Finding Growth in a Mature Market

Lottery Game on Mobile Device
Posted 07/27/2017 by Tom Peterson

IGT’s Lottomatica continues to grow the highly competitive Italian lottery and gaming market through a unique understanding of its consumers and relentless innovation.

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New IGT Infographic “Speeding the Path to Play”

Speeding the Lottery Path to Play
Posted 07/19/2017 by Gerard Caro

How do you get occasional players to discover – or rediscover – the lottery, and how do you keep regular players engaged? To assist lottery marketers and retailers in understanding the factors that attract and retain players, IGT has charted the emotional path to play in a new white paper. 

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The New World of Personalization

Lottery Personalization
Posted 07/13/2017 by Ailsa McKnight

The concept of personalization is being transformed. Notions of data-driven personalization are evolving and are bringing about a consumer-centric world where consumers become increasingly accustomed to products and services that feel specially crafted to match their personal circumstances and requirements, past and present.

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How Can Lotteries Capitalize on the Global Trends Reshaping Life and Play?

IGT EL Krakow
Posted 07/05/2017 by Paul Riley

There is a tremendous opportunity for lotteries to use emerging technologies and trends to shift onto an innovation path. At the recent European Lotteries Congress in Krakow, IGT presented three immersive experiences for attendees to learn how to leverage the forces of change and create more engaging experiences for players.

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IGT's Sam Yates Shares Her Experience of the Fourth Young Lions Programme

Sam Yates
Posted 06/26/2017 by Sam Yates

The 9th European Lotteries Congress in Krakow saw the continuation of the Young Lions Programme, having enjoyed great success in Helsinki, Tel Aviv, and Oslo in previous years. The main objective of the program is to allow young, talented lottery professionals to participate in the congress in a meaningful and innovative way.

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Experience The Very Latest in Game Design and Technology From EL Krakow

European Lotteries Booth
Posted 06/23/2017 by Paul Riley

Visitors to IGT’s interactive “Future of Content” booth at the European Lotteries Congress in Krakow got an up-close-and-personal look at a new world of gaming technology and the very latest games specifically designed for a new generation of players. From virtual reality to 4D, visitors could see, touch, and learn more about the games and technologies IGT is creating to drive sales for our customers and excitement for players around the world. Play the video now to get a fly-on-the-wall look at the latest in game innovation.

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European Lotteries Association Sports Betting Seminar 2017

Anders Frigren
Posted 06/16/2017 by Anders Frigren

Svenska Spel and the city of Stockholm, Sweden, hosted the 18th annual European Lotteries Association Sports Betting seminar on May 23-25 on the theme of “Sustainable Success in Sports Betting.” It was attended by over 80 participants from lotteries around the globe and a further 30 delegates from lottery partners and vendors.

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