The pandemic gave an unforeseen boost to internet gambling.

Online growth

Rising internet penetration has been driving a move to online lotteries in jurisdictions where it is permitted and Covid has given this trend a further push, with research suggesting customers will stick with their digital adoption.

“The Covid-19 pandemic significantly accelerated the need for lotteries to meet their players wherever they were,” says Jay Gendron, IGT’s chief operating officer, global lottery. “This shift quickly increased the demand for and interest in iLottery products and services.”

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