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.

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...
As a result of judicial and legislative activism, gambling and gaming law is currently being overhauled by a draft bill which was expected to come into force in 2007.
Effective September 1st 2007, lotteries will be regulated under the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005 and licensed by the Gambling Commission, except for the National Lottery, exempt lotteries...
Gamblingcompliance.com reviews the tax regime applicable to gambling operators in the Czech Republic.
The Hungarian Government, in resisting pressure from the European Commission to abandon its opposition to overseas online operators, has chosen to raise the stakes by granting Szerencsejáték, its...
In a 19 page official response to the EU Commission’s Reasoned Opinion from June, the Swedish government has chosen to defend the Swedish gaming monopoly, despite threats from the EU commission and...
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...

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