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.

Its legacy continues to fade but before releasing its final report 20 years ago today, a U.S. federal commission that spent two years studying the impact of the gambling industry struck fear into...
Following Denmark’s decision to formally liberalise its online bingo and horseracing market on January 1, 2018, lotteries are the only sector of the gambling market still under Danske Spil’s...
Macau casino and other gaming stocks have dodged a bullet after the Hong Kong government suspended an extradition bill that drove millions of protesters into the streets and prompted US legislators...
Latest Annual Lottery Report data from Azerlotereya of Azerbaijan. The data released for the lottery contains the following information: Operating income, cost of sales, gross profit, operating...
Latest Annual Report data from Loto-Québec of Canada. The data released for the provincial operator contains the following information: Gaming revenue by business segment, sales by lottery game,...
Washington’s large tribal market dominates the state’s gaming landscape, which otherwise strictly prohibits most forms of gambling. The state also offers charitable gaming, a state lottery,...
The inscrutable 58-year-old federal statute known as the U.S. Wire Act continues to vex the gaming industry even after a New Hampshire judge’s ruling last week blocked the U.S. Department of...
As New Hampshire gets set to join the list of states with lottery-run sports betting, onerous terms in Illinois’ new legislation mean a mandated “lottery sports wagering pilot program” may struggle...
Regulated Cypriot land-based and online betting revenue grew by 27 percent in 2018 to €89.2m, while the country’s first casino, the City of Dreams Mediterranean resort, is due to open in 2021.
Latest Annual Lottery Report data from Loterías y Apuestas del Estado (LAE) of Spain. The data released for the state operator contains the following information: Income statement, a breakdown of...
This special report provides an introduction to online gambling regulation in Latin America. It includes GamblingCompliance’s forecasts for the estimated size of Brazil’s newly authorised sports...
A Thai court has sentenced Thaksin Shinawatra, the exiled former prime minister of Thailand, to two years in jail in absentia over a state-run lottery that ran from 2003 to 2006.
Latest annual Lottery Statistics Report data from La Direccion Nacional de Loteria y Quinielas of Uruguay. The data released for the country contains the following information: Total stakes by...
Latest annual Gaming Statistics Report data from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) of Queensland, Australia. The data released for the state contains the following information: Player...
The third public tender for general online gaming licences closed in December 2018 and operators now benefit from a new tax scheme. Meanwhile, various autonomous communities are considering updates...
Australia’s national online gambling regulator has found that industry disruptor Lottoland’s revised package of synthetic lottery products are almost all in breach of the law.

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