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.

Florida has a large gaming market; however, following the adoption of two ballot measures in 2018, greyhound racing is now prohibited and only the state’s voters have the power to decide the future...
The “Dignity Decree” introduced a gambling advertising ban from July 14, 2018 and a gambling sponsorship ban from January 1, 2019, partially mitigated by the AGCOM Guidelines in April 2019. The...
China’s lotto segment regained almost 90 percent of its pre-pandemic volume in April, but sports betting and video lottery terminal operations remain at a near standstill. 
Gaming stocks in Hong Kong crashed on Friday after China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) moved to enact laws authorising direct intervention in the city’s security affairs.
The much-anticipated launch of Sweden’s open licensing regime for online gambling at the start of 2019 was followed by significant turbulence as regulator fines, restrictive bonus rules and...
The state budget passed in Portugal for 2020 implements amendments to Decree-Law No. 66/2015, which changes the special online gambling tax rate.
Poised just months ago for a major expansion into sports betting, Massachusetts' casino industry is now battling simply to stay afloat amid one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the country.
Iowa's current gaming market consists of tribal, riverboat and racetrack casinos, in addition to sports betting, a state lottery and charitable gambling. The expansion of commercial casinos...
In Austria, lottery and online casino games are subject to a monopoly licence. Betting, including online betting, is regulated at state level and licences are available under state laws. The number...
Latest Annual Lottery Report data from Loterie Romande of Switzerland. The data released for the operator contains the following information: A breakdown of gross gaming revenue by game type,...
International Game Technology (IGT) has posted a net loss of almost $250m for the first quarter as the coronavirus outbreak forced the closure of casinos and gaming halls, lowered lottery sales,...
At the beginning of 2020, the latest version of the Interstate Treaty on Gambling entered into force, allowing for an unlimited number of sports betting licences to be issued. In early 2020, the...
Secondary legislation regarding the formal online gambling licensing regime has yet to be finalised; however, temporary licence holders who had submitted their formal licence applications before...
Massachusetts elects to keep casinos closed, two operators are lined up to bid for Wakayama resort rights and Malta signs agreement with Swedish Football Federation.
The introduction of widespread tribal gaming in the 1980s and 1990s vastly changed the face of gambling in the U.S. However, today, competition from commercial casinos, sports betting and internet...
Latest annual data from Nederlandse Loterij (Dutch Lottery) of the Netherlands. The data released for the lottery contains the following information: Pro forma sales by game & by channel and...

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