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.

With 12 working days to go before the April 27th deadline for filing operating licence applications to ensure continuity of business after September 1st, the Gambling Commission and DCMS still have...
Svenska Spel, Sweden's state-owned gambling company, has been accused of deliberately placing gaming machines in areas with major social problems and low average incomes.
The EU has issued Germany with a ‘detailed opinion’ that questions the legality of the draft Interstate Lotteries Treaty signed by 15 state prime ministers last December. Moves in Germany to...
South Africa's national lottery has been suspended indefinitely after the government failed at the last minute to appoint an acceptable successor to the outgoing license holder, Uthingo.
A new law approved in the Brazilian Senate will require players of Caixa Econômica Federal lottery games to identify themselves when purchasing a ticket.
In a recent flurry of adverse publicity, the genre of TV show which is based on audience participation through live, on-show phone calls has put itself on the regulatory radar screen of Secretary...
According to Spanish-language gambling news agency Yogonet, representatives from Argentina’s lottery associations will meet this weekend to discuss remote betting regulations. The discussions come...
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As observers speculate that the consensus supporting the controversial Interstate Treaty is on the verge of collapse in the wake of the ECJ’s Placanica decision, the ruling party in the state of...
Contradictions in China’s dual-track policy of prosecuting online gambling while simultaneously approving limited cooperation with regionally licensed operators have been exposed in a recent...
Brazilian Senator claims that employees of Caixa Econômica Federal do Brasil are involved in scams that use national lottery outlets for money laundering and fraud.
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A judge in Nanterre has decisively ended the Unibet team’s last hope of participating in this year’s Paris-Nice race, but his reasoning, if applied more widely, could also impact other lottery...
The Pretoria High Court has revoked Trade and Industry Minister Mandisi Mpahlwa's decision last year to award the new operating licence for the South African National Lottery to the Gidani...
Greek betting technology company Intralot states that the Turkish Parliament has approved legislation that preserves the contract the company's unit Inteltek has with the state betting organisation...
This paper will review the new law, regulations and guidance papers to analyse the responsibilities of operators and personnel in securing their facilities against under-age gamblers.

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