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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.

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has underlined his opposition to gambling and outlined the intention of his government to eradicate it from the islands.
In its latest guidance on interpretation of the provisions of the 2005 Gambling Act that apply to TV call-in quiz shows, the Gambling Commission acknowledges that it is for the courts, and not the...
Finland's government is in the process of appointing a working group that will be tasked with making legislation relating to the country's gambling monopoly more compliant with EU rules.
According to one Swedish politician, the European Commission’s decision to issue Sweden with a Reasoned Opinion is unlikely to provoke a liberalising knee-jerk response from the recalcitrant...
Ahead of Friday’s publication of a Gambling Commission paper on participation TV speakers at a top-level industry gathering have warned that the industry could find itself rocked by regulatory...
For gambling operating licensees anxious to understand and anticipate the way in which the enforcement of the provisions of the Gambling Act will be managed, there is not a great deal that can be...
As both Ofcom and the Gambling Commission move to take action over phone-in TV quiz shows, opinions are divided over the value of bringing television programme formats and broadcasters under the...
With pressure growing from both its national courts and the European Commission to determine a coherent gambling policy, politicians charged with steering Germany towards new gambling legislation...
The Swedish Government has authorised a revision of the current legislation on gambling with a view to opening up its sports betting market to private companies and appeasing EU concerns but many...
A controversial report published on South Australia’s gambling industry places the social cost of poker machine problem gamblers at AU$960 million a year in South Australia, and notes other sectors...
The publication of a critical report by the Swedish Gaming Board has prompted Svenska Spel to announce mandatory identification on gaming machines from 2008 in order to restrict minors’ access to...
In order to understand the American view on gambling, which appears extremely conservative from a non-American perspective, it is important to understand that American political culture contains a...
The Virgin Island (VI) Lottery has promised to take firmer control of video lottery terminals on the islands after an audit conducted by the US Department of the Interior questioned the legality of...
The Director of the Taiwanese Council on Physical Fitness and Sports has said that he expects various types of sports gambling to be introduced in South and Central regions of the country in April...
The Higher Regional Court in Dusseldorf has upheld an earlier ruling of August 2006 that the Deutscher Lotto - und Totoblock's regionalised division of the German lottery market constitutes a...
The Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice require that all licensees must make information readily available to their customers on how to gamble responsibly and how to access information about...

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