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International Game Technology PLC Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

"Our first quarter results confirm the consistent growth profile of our global lottery business and the progress we've made in sales of gaming machines, where global unit shipments increased 20%," said Marco Sala, CEO of IGT. "The results of our Italy operations are also noteworthy, with further growth in lottery and resilient machine gaming performance. As we look to the future, our focus remains on improving revenue and profits from gaming activities, innovating with new lottery games and technologies, and pursuing emerging growth opportunities."

Reps. Titus, Lahood urge Treasury Department to increase reporting threshold on casino winnings

Crown pursuer in talks to sell $3.8b Boston casino

A round of mergers and takeovers may be coming to the casino sector, investor says

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Celebrating our 46th Year

PGRI Public Gaming Research Institute had its start in 1971.  Our mission has always been to work with public policy makers to support the government-sponsored-gaming industry.  Working with government executives, government regulators around the world as well as the top commercial companies in the world that support this industry.  Our publications during the years include the flagship publication Public Gaming Magazine in continuous publication since 1973.  PGRI also started Public Gaming International Magazine, The Lottery Journal and Casino Gaming Magazine. 

Public Gaming Magazine,  Websites Publicgaming.com, PGRIDigitalLibrary.com, CasinoGamingPGRI.comPGRIDirectory.comPGRITALKS.com and Publicgaming.org  and our two annual conferences.

SMART-TECH Annual Spring Conference

LOTTERY EXPO Annual Fall Conference 

Our Digital products are the DAILY NEW DIGEST and the weekly electronic newsletter The MORNING REPORT as well asPGRITALKS.com which is a website devoted to increasing the awareness of the worldwide lottery industry's raising funds for good causes.  PGRItalks features video presentations of top level management running lotteries around the world - sharing ideas for sales, marketing, technology, systems, structures for enhancing and increasing the money raised for each lottery's beneficiary.

Public Gaming Research Institute (PGRI) adds the background, perspective and context who's aim it is to aid public policy makers inraising funds for good causes. 

In Depth interviews and topical analyses: Guidance from industry leaders and analyses from legal and political experts prepare us for the future.   Serious exploration of issues like how gaming operators are adjusting to rapidly changing player lifestyles and game styles and preferences, what’s happening in the public policy, regulatory, and legislative fronts all around the world, trend lines driving our industry, how to penetrate emerging markets and continue to engage mature markets, and much more ... 

Archives and searchable databases on publicgaming.com and pgritalks.com  News and other stories are organized to enable you to quickly locate items by author, topic, and date.

Last but not least, Public Gaming delivers by far the most comprehensive and well-organized on-line general news and information resource in the gaming industry. And this is just the beginning …

In addition to all the above, we truly are on a mission and we appreciate your support. This industry is changing in quite dramatic ways. It is entirely possible that over the next 5 years, the macro-economic structure of the gaming industry will be wholly transformed. Public Policy is being formulated right now that will have profound and long-term implications for our industry and the public. We are referring to issues like monopoly versus free-market competition, free and open borders versus national right to self-determination, international regulatory policy pertaining to Internet and Mobile gaming, and much more. We do not presume to have the answers. We are, however, dedicated to giving a voice to the insights and perspectives of leaders of the industry; and to contribute to the body of knowledge that will hopefully inform and enlighten the shapers of public policy, the leaders of our industry, and the public whom we all serve.  

Questions or comments, e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. call U.S. + 425-449-3000.

Mission of Public Gaming Research Institute.
Public Gaming is dedicated to the support and growth of government-sponsord-gaming organizations all around the world, preservation of Responsible Regulatory Policies, and the forging of an informed and enlightened approach to Public Policy issues. We do this by providing information resources, daily news services, in depth commentary by experts and leaders in the gaming industry, and keeping you abreast of the status of legal, political, and regulatory matters that so affect our industry. The bi-monthly publication of Public Gaming International Magazine, the weekly electronic newsletter Morning Report, our website, and our conferences are the primary vehicles and products produced by PGR Institute. And we are committed to enhancing and augmenting those resources, products, and benefits that we provide our members. While we need funding to support our mission, our promise to you is to over-deliver the kind of informational resources that will help our members succeed and prosper. 

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Paul Jason & Susan Burke Jason

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