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IGT wins Florida Lottery contract

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International Game Technology (IGT) on Thursday announced it had won a deal with the Florida Lottery to provide new hardware. IGT will provide the Florida Lottery with retailer terminals, in-store signage, self-service lottery vending machines, self-service ticket checkers and an upgraded communications network. The total value of the contract was not available on the Lottery’s website as of Friday. “Since 2005, the Florida Lottery and IGT have worked together to implement solutions and initiatives that have been key to the Lottery’s growth,” said Jay Gendron, IGT senior vice…

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Paris gets sausages and steaks 24/7 from vending machine

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With their beloved baguette already available 24 hours a day, it seems only logical that Parisians can now get the Bayonne ham and Basque pate that goes so well with the bread from the first meat vending machine installed in the French capital. The area has at least two dozen butcher’s shops and no shortage of meat, but that didn’t deter the owners of one of those shops, Florence and Michel Pouzol of “L’ami Txulette,” from investing 40,000 euros ($45,000)…

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