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Generational Values of Importance

February 01, 2023

Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X and Boomers have different values of importance when it comes to playing lottery games. In this edition of Data in Motion, instant and draw game players across four generations ranked nine different values, providing Scientific Games and our customers insights on how those values drive behavior such as spend, frequency of play and future intention to play.

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Blowout Games Popularity

January 18, 2023

Offering a variety of prize structures is important for lotteries to create a balanced portfolio of instant scratch games. The Blowout prize structure has emerged as a player favorite and surged in popularity over the years. In this issue of Data in Motion, we define what Blowout games are and take a closer look at their performance in the marketplace.

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2022 Holiday Season Sales

December 14, 2022

The holiday season is in full swing with the National Retail Federation expecting holiday sales to reach a record-breaking USD $960 billion – an 8% increase over last season. In this issue of Data in Motion, we take a closer look at holiday retail, online shopping and the lottery category at this time of the year.

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The Effects of a Large Jackpot

November 16, 2022

Last week saw the largest jackpot in lottery history at $2.04 billion. The excitement of the prize elevated lottery interest and propelled sales across the board. In all, the increased jackpot saw customers buy lottery tickets for the first time due to the jackpot, which allows opportunities to engage with new players with other products and cross promotions.

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Digital Product Growth

November 02, 2022

The lottery industry has seen growth in digital products over the past few years with 12 jurisdictions now offering digital versions of traditional lottery games, with eight of those offering digital scratch or eInstant games. In this issue of Data in Motion, we take a closer look at eInstant games, who is playing them and their various awareness level.

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World Lottery Summit

October 19, 2022

In honor of the World Lottery Summit, SG's Analytics & Insights team took a look at instant game sales curves over the past five years in a variety of countries, starting with the U.S. We reveal some similarities and differences due to the impact of COVID-19 at the height of the global pandemic and in the months that followed.

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