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.

State parliaments across Germany look ready to approve the adoption of a controversial treaty that will bolster the states’ lottery and betting monopolies, despite opposition from groups within...
While Victor Chandler and Bwin have both been able to obtain regional licences in Argentina, domestic gambling interests are mobilising to impose far tougher controls on their ability to operate...
Proposals to rejuvenate the underperforming California lottery have been discussed at a Senate hearing this week but agreement on which direction to turn is unlikely to happen quickly, with voter...
Stanley International has filed a further lawsuit expressing its objection to the bid process to run the Italian lottery game Superenalotto. However, with the company’s CTD outlets incurring the...
Democrat Governors in three key states, Illinois, Massachusetts and Maryland, are pushing major gambling proposals, with the outcome being closely watched by both industry executives and anti...
Gamblingcompliance.com reviews the taxation regime applicable to gambling operators in Romania.
The Victorian government has introduced a new player to the lottery market by awarding a lottery licence to Greek company Intralot in a move that will see the revenue savvy government obtain a...
The bitter consequences of a decision by the Greek monopoly operator to scrap a tender process for an upgrade to its technology took another step on September 27 when an Athens court ruled on a...
State lotteries across the US are turning to ever-higher priced instant tickets, sometimes up to US$20 each, and innovative marketing tricks, in their bid to find new growth in an era of stagnating...
The much-anticipated crackdown on Italy’s non-compliant slot machines started last week and 80,000 machines, more than half the country’s total, may face impoundment. At the same time, the tender...
Against a background of rising concern over higher rates of taxation for private gambling operators in the country, Mexican media giant and gaming operator Televisa is asking the government’s...
Malta, has an advanced legal framework and regulatory environment which is changing fast to keep up with current developments and to give effect to European legislation, evidenced most recently...
After an intense and brief discussion the Mexican Senate last week finally approved the tax reform bill proposed by Felipe Calderon’s Government. However, lawmakers amended some aspects of the bill...
Six proposals for a new casino in Wyandotte County Kansas have been made public this week, including one from the Las Vegas Sands corporation, but the bidding process faces new delays while a ...
Reports in Venezuela suggest that President Hugo Chávez is preparing to move against the country’s private bingo, casino and lottery operators once a new constitution is approved in December 2007...
New Hampshire gambling supporters are preparing to make a major push in the wake of a landmark decision by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to endorse casino gambling, but history suggests they...

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