While remaining a key source of revenue for state and national governments, traditional lottery operators across the world share the challenge of looking to bolster their appeal among younger players in an era of increasing competition from online gambling.

GamblingCompliance provides subscribers with verifiable data on lottery markets across the globe, while helping lotteries and their suppliers compare regulatory and operating approaches to interactive lottery games, sports lotteries and privatisation models.

Buoyed by recent support from major sports leagues, proponents of bringing single-event sports betting to Canada remain optimistic that changes to federal law could be coming soon.
Lotto products continue to roar back in China after a pandemic-triggered industry shutdown, with lotto sales in May doubling their year-on-year growth from April and driving overall lottery sales...
Latest Annual Gaming Report data from the Malta Gaming Authority. The data released for the country contains the following information: Number of licensed remote operators & licences in issue...
Latest monthly National Lottery Report data from the Ministry of Finance of China. The data released for the country contains the following information: Ticket sales from the Welfare Lottery and...
France’s new all-encompassing gambling regulator has officially opened its doors, but dreams the country might be about to lift the ban on online casinos seem certain to be dashed.
Latest monthly Lottery and Betting Tax Report data from the Bundesministerium der Finanzen (German Federal Ministry of Finance). The data released for the country contains the following information...
Latest annual Lottery Report data from Mifal Hapais of Israel. The data released for the state-owned operator contains the following information: Total sales revenue, prize payouts and gross profit...
Slovakia’s new gambling act came into force on March 1, 2019. The new act opened up the market to foreign operators and ended the monopoly on online gambling games.
As states search for new revenue in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, sports-betting legislation in Georgia was resurrected and could be heard on the Senate floor early this week.
It was a brutal day in court for the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday as three federal appellate judges scoffed at its argument that state lotteries and their internet vendors should not be...
This report provides a comprehensive summary of the regulatory regime for sports betting in Illinois, including an emergency rule on co-branding and an executive order on in-person registration. 
French online sports betting continued its positive trajectory in 2019 ahead of a shift in the basis of taxation from turnover to revenue, while lottery monopoly FDJ completed a successful...
Mississippi boasts a large contingency of commercial casinos and multiple tribal casinos. The state became one of the first southern states to offer sports betting following the overturn of PASPA.
Nigerian lottery operators have accused each other of corruption as they continue to row over who has exclusive rights to offer Ghana Lotto games.
The U.S. Department of Justice is like a football team trailing by two touchdowns at half-time and hoping for a comeback in a case which could determine the future of online lotteries and the...
Bulgaria’s current gambling legal framework has had few amendments since its entry into force in 2012 and the system could generally be described as stable. However, from the beginning of 2020, the...

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