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.

Unsubstantiated claims of corruption and money laundering amongst Brazilian lottery employees made earlier this year have prompted a wholesale review of existing lottery regulations, to be...
Legal turmoil for the state-run lottery and recent clarification of betting and gamming duties payable by private enterprises has made Romania a far more attractive territory for slots and betting...
While the chair of the National Lottery Commission has felt compelled to defend their recent licensing process to select an operator to run the UK lottery, incumbent operator Camelot is already...
Mexico’s gambling industry looks set to be hit with an additional 20 percent tax on gross gaming revenue as a fiscal reform bill is approved by one house of Mexican Congress. Observers are now...
Brazil’s bingo halls and slot machine parlours have the potential to become some of the biggest sectors of the Latin American gaming industry. However, the lack of clear regulation and links...
The decision by the Norwegian Government to take control of all slot machines in the country, an action that was backed by an EFTA court ruling in March, has raised issues of local self...
The provisions of the 2005 Gambling Act, now in effect (the Act), continue the tradition of allowing a wide range of gambling activities to be carried out for the purposes of fundraising for...
Observers of legal gaming opportunities in mainland China are becoming increasingly attracted by the opportunities presented by so-called casino lottery centres, featuring VLT slot machines, which...
OPAP’s cancellation of its IT tender in August seems set to land the company in court after aggrieved G-Tech has confirmed that is has issued a legal challenge over the decision. OPAP, however,...
Although Stanley International has played a central role in the forced opening of a tender for the operation of the popular Superenalotto lottery game, its efforts to force the suspension of...
While Maine’s Gambling Control Board is mired in a political battle to widen its power to regulate the state’s fast expanding industry, other New England states, including Massachusetts, will have...
Florida's Governor Charlie Crist yesterday discussed the idea of selling the Florida Lottery to private investors as a way to ease the state's budget shortfall, estimated to be $2.5 billion over...
Gamblingcompliance.com reviews the taxation regime applicable to gambling operators in Hungary.
With the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005 now in operation, Gamblingcompliance.com examines the new lotteries law in Great Britain.
The Taipei Fubon Bank has been chosen by the Ministry of Finance to manage the Taiwanese sports lottery that is set to be introduced in April 2008. Fubon believes the new lottery could generate...
SENIAT, the Venezuelan tax agency, has warned bingo and casino operators in the country that they risk facing sanctions if they fail to comply with new legislation that greatly increases the tax...

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