Monday, 13 November 2017

What should you expect from a Lottery Back-office system?

A powerful back-office system plays a major role in lottery operations.  It helps you control lottery operations and take critical decisions even while on the move with the help of real-time analytics.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Gambling in Lesotho

The Kingdom of Lesotho is a landlocked country situated in Southern Africa, with an estimated population of around 2 million.  The capital is Maseru.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Lottery Adding a Spark of Life in South Africa

Lottery is an industry, which engages all the creative parts, enhancing the quality of life and bringing a positive change in millions of lives. It participates in uplifting the society through arts, stays ahead in protecting the vulnerable and has remarkable funding for several sports and recreational activities for this winning nation.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

A Revolutionary Lottery Application


In the world of digital lottery, technology has taken over the industry for its better.  Traditional methods of gambling are falling short ahead of  growing competition.  The need to stay updated has made lottery application a rising trend in the world.  Multiple advantages and fewer consequences have made it a popular choice.

Friday, 22 September 2017

Is Bitcoin transforming the Gambling industry for better?

Bitcoin is a worldwide virtual currency and digital payment system.  Also called the first decentralized digital cash.  Bitcoin introduces a new form of payment system that is now being enjoyed by few gambling companies worldwide.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Lotteries in Morocco

Morocco is a country situated in North Africa.  It has a population of about 35.2 million (2016).  Its capital is Rabat.  This country majorly has Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Online Lottery- A Winning Trend

In the era of modern lotteries, switching to online has become a winner’s choice. Days are gone when standing in queues and waiting for turns were the only options. Most lottery players are used to brick and mortar stores for their lottery tickets, whereas, there are certain advantages to play online:

Monday, 21 August 2017

How to grow lottery sales and attract players?

Lottery sales might seem easy, as there is an impression that people rush to lottery outlets when they wish to play. Practically, the lottery business is very challenging especially when it comes to promoting. Even after considering the Investment, lottery operations require to be tech savvy, dynamically skilled and to be led by veteran industry experts to leverage the “ROI”.

Monday, 31 July 2017

Lottery – A major contributor to economy in Africa

Lottery has also proved to be a significant contributor to the economy in Africa. The proceeds of the regulated lottery have been used in many countries for developmental purposes.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Gambling in Chad

The Republic of Chad is a landlocked country situated in Central Africa, with an estimated population of over 13.6 million (2015).

Friday, 30 June 2017

Payment factor in African gaming industry

Africa is the second largest continent in the world, with diverse gaming culture.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Gambling in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa with a population of over 6.7 million, estimated in 2017.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Gambling in Namibia

Namibia is a country in Southern Africa, with an estimated population of 2.1 million (2011).

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Why LocusPlay SMS Betting?

SMS Betting is a unique way of playing lottery from any type of mobile phones irrespective of the telecom operator. Players do not have to move out of their place to play, they can place bets from anywhere and anytime.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Massachusetts lottery unlikely to go online in 2017

Massachusetts was considered to be a leading candidate to be a part of states where online gambling is regulated. The state has to wait another year for online gambling to come into action.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Gambling in South Africa


South Africa is the southernmost country in Africa.  It has a population of over 55 million, estimated in 2015.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

LocusPlay – The Art of Lottery Technology

LocusPlay has pioneered the mobile lottery platform for the emerging markets. We have helped successfully launch startup lotteries on 3 different continents.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Gambling in Zambia


Zambia is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. It has an estimated population of about 16.2 million (2015). The population is concentrated mainly in the capital city, Lusaka.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Kenya’s gaming industry hit hard with taxes

Kenya’s National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Henry Rotich, has taken Kenya’s gambling industry by storm after imposing a flat rate of 50 percent tax on the gambling industry.

Monday, 27 March 2017

Gambling in Ghana

Ghana is a country located in the West Africa. It has an estimated population of over 27 million (2014). Ghana’s economy is one of the strongest and most diversified in Africa.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

NLRC generates $19million

The Director-General, CEO of National Lottery and Regulatory Commission, Mr. Adulphus Joe Ekpe had an exclusive interview with Daily Trust and disclosed that NLRC has generated $19 million (N6 billion) from 2007 to 2016.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Gambling in Côte d'Ivoire


Côte d'Ivoire also known as Ivory Coast is a country located in the West Africa.  It comprises a population of over 23.7 million, estimated in 2016.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Role of market research in a lottery startup

One of the most important factors of the market research is to introduce the right product at the right place. We have always said that “Lottery is not one size fits all approach.” Each lottery is unique in its own way.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Gambling in Cameroon

Cameroon is a country located in Central Africa. It has a population of about 22.5 million, estimated in July 2013.

Thursday, 2 February 2017

PCSO expands lottery operations

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has expanded its small-town lottery operations in 56 areas, in order to raise the revenue and to restrain illegal gambling.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Gambling in Swaziland

Swaziland, officially known as the Kingdom of Swaziland is a sovereign state in the southern part of Africa. It comprises a population of over 1.1 million, estimated in 2015.

Friday, 20 January 2017

LocusPlay at ICE 2017

LocusPlay is a global lottery technology provider that has helped transform struggling lotteries in the emerging markets. We have helped the number of lotteries with all aspects of lottery technology like a business plan, game design, marketing etc.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Pennsylvania proposes online gambling bill

Pennsylvania Senator Mr. Jay Costa proposed a bill with detailed plans, that would help Pennsylvania regulate online gambling, including daily fantasy sports and online lotteries.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Lotteries in Guinea

Guinea, formerly known as French Guinea is a country located in the West Africa. Guinea comprises population of about 11.6 million (2014). It is a predominantly Islamic country, with 85% of Muslims representing the nation.