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.

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In the absence of an authoritative, independent regulatory regime, Mexico’s five largest gaming operators – Televisa, Caliente, CIE, Codere and Cirsa – hope to establish their own code of practice...
Potential benefits from Mexico’s rapidly expanding gambling industry are being squandered because of the non-implementation of the 2004 law that welcomed many new operators to the market,...
In a battle of the lottery-services titans, Greek contenders Intralot have beaten out Lottomatica subsidiary GTech to the prize: a two-year contract to provide over 10,000 clerk-operated and self...
Jesper Kärrbrink, the outgoing chief executive of Svenska Spel, has called on the Swedish Government to allow a regulated gaming market to take shape within the country, allowing licensed online...
The UK’s Gambling Regulator has moved one step closer to the recommendation of a statutory levy for the UK industry.
European Parliament last week saw MEPs raise concern at possible deregulation of the gambling market, but observers predict that the ECJ will propel the gambling debate in the short term.
Sweden’s Svenska Spel has threatened to launch a civil action against UK bookmaker Ladbrokes over an advertising campaign the state-owned operator alleges to be in violation of the Svenska Spel...
The victory of former Roman Catholic bishop Fernando Lugo in Paraguay's presidential election in April ended more than six decades of rule by the Colorado Party. But whilst the upheaval in...
An official report prepared for France’s Prime Minister François Fillon suggests that any ‘controlled opening’ of France’s online gambling market must be accompanied by tough restrictions to shore...
Recently released quarterly statistics produced by the Gambling Commission show that participation in online gambling in the UK has not increased since 2006. But with doubts surrounding the...
Sportech’s rebranded and soon to be re-launched football pools game may provide a template for how European monopoly pari-mutuel and lottery operators could look to differentiate themselves in...
Upon the judges’ specific invitation, participants at this week’s public European Court of Justice hearing on Bwin and the Portuguese Football League’s challenge to the betting monopoly held by...
Following the departure of the company’s CEO just weeks ago, Swedish monopoly gaming operator Svenska Spel has been affected by two more defections in its ranks. Two divisional managers resigned...
At yesterday’s public ECJ Grand Chamber hearing on Bwin’s and the Portuguese Football League’s challenge to the gambling monopoly held by Portugal’s Santa Casa da Misericórdia, the two parties...
Jersey is now further along the path to developing a modern gambling regime with the shadow Gambling Commission preparing to release their response to major public consultation papers on gambling...
The European Court of Justice will today hear oral arguments on the case brought by Bwin and the Portuguese Football League against Portugal’s main national lottery Santa Casa da Misericórdia. At...

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