Erik Gibbs

Erik has been involved in the gambling industry for over a decade. He specializes in covering news and offering analysis on the constantly changing ecosystem.

Erik Gibbs

The Lotto Matrix: Unclaimed Billions, IGT Expands Reach, Lotto.com Milestone and More

Erik Gibbs

A weekly review of lottery news from around the U.S. shows another big deal for IGT and several new millionaires across the country.

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New Wrinkle In Edwin Castro $2 Billion Powerball Legal Battle

Erik Gibbs

Jose Rivera's new lawyer is trying to obtain evidence from the CA Lottery that the ticket was stolen, but Castro continues to deny the claim.

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NJ Powerball Winner Claims $222.6 Million Jackpot; Mega Millions Jackpot Still Unclaimed

Erik Gibbs

A New Jersey Powerball player scored a $222 million jackpot, but a Mega Millions winner risks losing $1.13 billion by not claiming the prize.

The Lotto Matrix: No More Bologna, Publix Power, Powerball Jackpot, Missed Fortunes & More

Erik Gibbs

A look at the latest lottery happenings across the US this week shows a lot of ups and downs, as well as no more bologna.

Multi-State Lottery Association Announces New Leadership, Product Expansions

Erik Gibbs

The Multi-State Lottery Association has announced its new leaders and members for the upcoming year to facilitate lottery growth in the US.

Texas Lottery Commission Allegedly Helped Facilitate $95 Million Jackpot Win Amid Controversy

Erik Gibbs

Research suggests that the Texas Lottery Commission played a role in facilitating a controversial series of lottery ticket purchases in 2023.

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Google To Allow Lottery Courier And Fantasy Sports Ads In Many States

Erik Gibbs

Google has announced that it will update its gambling ads policies this month, now allowing lottery couriers and DFS operators to advertise.

The Lotto Matrix: Florida Store Strikes Twice, $6M Winner, The Price is Right, And More

Erik Gibbs

This week's recap of lottery-related news includes several big winners and a lot of growth for the online lottery segment.

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NeoGames Takes Center Stage In New Hampshire’s iLottery Expansion With Multi-Year Deal

Erik Gibbs

The iLottery and iGaming solutions company will extend its operations in New Hampshire through a new seven-year deal starting next year.

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Lottery Courier theLotter To Launch In New York

Erik Gibbs

The online courier company's licensure comes on the heels of theLotter's launches in Minnesota, Oregon, Texas, and most recently, New Jersey.