New UK Lotteries Boss Wants Government To Press Ahead With Regulation Relaxation

The new boss of the Lotteries Council, which represents the UK’s hundreds of smaller society lottery operators, has renewed calls for the government to relax financial regulations.

Jo Bucci, the newly-elected chair of the Lotteries Council, said changes to the value of smaller lotteries, prize limits and relaxing requirements on how much is given to good causes would boost the sector.

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) held an inquiry into the state of society lotteries in 2014 and recommended many of the changes should be enacted into law.

However, legislation has been delayed after the 2015 general election.

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