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.

Italian politicians could never be accused of being unimaginative, nor is there any lack of meddling from MPs in the country’s gaming business nowadays. A number of interventions that have come to...
The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has agreed to pay former president and CEO Vic Poleschuk more than C$600,000 in severance pay. At the same time, a newly commissioned audit of...
The office of EU Internal Market Commissioner Charlie McCreevy yesterday announced that Greece would have an additional two months to respond to its infringement proceedings. However, recent strong...
The contents of a second letter of formal notice sent to the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs by EU Internal Market Commissioner McCreevy’s office in March 2007 were leaked to the Dutch media last...
Incorporating informal and unregulated sectors into the formal economy is a huge challenge shared by nearly all South American governments, and, in certain countries, gambling is one such sector...
Gamblingcompliance.com reviews the taxation regime affecting gambling businesses established in Panama.
Many companies are keen to tell the world about their global success, but Greek gaming technology colossus Intralot SA has been quietly going about achieving world domination, via deals with...
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has sent his long-awaited fiscal reform bill to the Mexican Congress for approval. If passed, it will impact important areas of the Mexican economy, including the...
Plans by the Swedish monopoly gaming operator to expand into Lithuania and other Baltic gaming markets have been ditched, leading observers to suggest the current Swedish government is cooling in...
The Social Development and Human Security Ministry of Thailand has asked the government to authorise the creation of a new body to oversee gambling services in the country and address gambling...
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s decision to allow solicitors 14.5 percent of an out of court settlement between the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLGC) and a problem gambler...
The UK gambling industry is hoping that its agreement to a TV advertising watershed and the removal of logos from children’s merchandise, outlined today in a much-anticipated voluntary code of...
OPAP is reportedly set to face legal challenges from disgruntled bidders after the Greek monopoly operator cancelled a long-opened tendering process in favour of renewing its IT contract with...
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has announced that it will ban its own employees from playing provincial lottery games once the AGCO takes charge of monitoring lottery retailer...
The Taiwanese government has opted to expand the state lottery to include sports gambling by April 2008, prompting applications from a number of banks to operate the service.
As broadcasters remain under fire regarding other regulatory breaches, the Gambling Commission is hoping that its consultations with the industry will allow ground rules to be drawn up clarifying...

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