Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin with National Lottery head Dermot Griffin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is refusing to allow the National Lottery to sign an extension contract with its existing technology supplier to provide cover for t(...)

Intralot chief operating officer John Pantoleon: “The terminals will be officially turned on all at once.”

Unplugging the technology that underpins the National Lottery and installing a brand new one is fraught with potential banana skins. The (...)

The Athens-based company announced it had signed a 10-year contract with the new Irish operator, Premier Lotteries Ireland

Greek gaming firm Intralot has been selected as the new technology supplier to the Irish lottery. The Athens-based company, founded by contr(...)

New partnership: Alex Kovach, managing director of Camelot, and Dermot Griffin, chief executive of the National Lottery in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

As the first lottery in Europe, and only the second worldwide, to sell the licence for an up-front payment, the performance of the newly privat(...)

A union vote by 111 lottery staff, who manage the multimillion weekly Lotto draws, produced a deadlock, with 53 workers backing the proposals, 53 opposing and five abstaining.

The State’s protracted lottery privatisation took a new twist yesterday when a crucial union vote on the transfer of the business ended in stalemate.A(...)

Intralot, the third biggest gaming technology company in the world, supplies gaming services to state lotteries in Europe, North America and Asia. Last year it generated €1.3 billion in revenue.

Greek gaming firm Intralot looks set to become the new technology supplier to the Irish lottery. The Athens-based company is understood to have struck(...)

RGdata director general Tara Buckley  said there was worry in the retail sector that retail agents and players would ultimately pay the price to fund the purchase of the national lottery licence. Photograph: Collins

The umbrella group for independent traders RGdata has written to Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin seeking assurances that retailers’ com(...)

If the leading bids for the lottery licence fall within 2.5 per cent of each other, a second round of bidding will automatically be triggered.

With the competition for the State’s lottery licence entering its final phase, those vying for the prize will be hoping the Government will not decide(...)

The Irish lottery, which commands the fifth highest lottery sales in Europe on a per capita basis, is viewed as a lucrative addition.

While Gtech may have been out-flanked by Camelot in wooing An Post, it still ranks as the largest lottery and gaming house in the world, boasting an a(...)

The closing date for the initial phase of procurement is September 17th, just one day after the provisional deadline for applications for the National Lottery licence itself.

An Post’s National Lottery raised a few eyebrows this week by inviting tenders for its PR business smack bang in the middle of the Government’s high-p(...)