Loterj calls for public hearing to discuss new instant and predictive lotteries
On Monday, April 4, the Rio de Janeiro State Lottery – Loterj published in the Official Gazette of the State of Rio de Janeiro Notice of Public Hearing No. 001/2022 to inform that a meeting will be held on April 25 at 2 p.m., at the company’s headquarters.
State lottery seeks industry contribution
According to its publication, the Loterj “informs those who may be interested to know that it will organize a public hearing in order to direct the procedures for the development of the operation of the instant lottery and predictive lottery modalities to carry out the associated operational activities. to the games of these modalities in real time online and through betting terminals, in the State of Rio de Janeiro.
The lottery company’s goal is to “listen to and ensure the right of the industry or other potential interested parties to broad access and all relevant information,” according to the terms of the administrative procedure. developed by the state corporation.
Otávio Teixeira de Freitas Bastos Cunha, President of Loterj, stated that all interested parties have been duly summoned to the meeting in order to have access and right to all relevant information and to be heard during the public hearing on the subject of Loterj’s offer.
Initial public hearing canceled and rehearing
This proves Loterj’s intention to resume the bidding process for the implementation of new lottery modalities in the state of Rio de Janeiro. In early February, the lottery company canceled Public Hearing 001/2021, which called for the engagement of a company to provide services related to the creation of lottery products in the state.
This auction had been suspended since July 2021 due to a lawsuit filed in the Court of Auditors of the State of Rio de Janeiro by a consortium formed by IGT and Scientific Games. The new public hearing will focus on Loterj’s new offer related to instant lottery and number prediction lottery. It will take place on April 25, 2022, at 2 p.m., at the Loterj headquarters, located in Calle Sete de Setembro, 170 – Center, Rio de Janeiro/ RJ.
Currently, Loterj has an existing contract with the Brazilian company MCE Intermediações & Negócios Ltd for the provision of various services, including product/game creation, storage, marketing and distribution, orientation and campaign execution. advertisements of Loterj’s games, among others. .
Towards the end of 2021, Loterj and MCE, which had been accredited and authorized as an “Official Lottery Distributor” in August 2021, launched the “Quero Vender Raspa Rio” website for those wishing to sell Loterj Raspa instant lotteries Rio. The lottery company directly operates the instant lottery modality RaspaRio with tickets worth BRL 2 ($0.43) and with the following games and series: Bowling, Carioca, Salario Extra (Extra Salary) and DinDin.