The often divisive field of secondary lotteries has undergone rapid growth in recent years, but operators are facing increasingly effective opposition from traditional lotteries and regulators concerned about marketplace confusion.

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As MPs begin fresh calls for a long-delayed increase on the amount that can be raised by charity lotteries, a former UK gambling minister has laid the blame at an extended consultation process and...
Lottoland has been fined and warned by the Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) for "serious" violations, including offering betting on Svenska Spel's Eurojackpot lottery without...
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.
Latest quarterly data from German-listed Lotto24 AG. The data released for the company contains the following information: Billings, revenues, operating expenses, operating profit and registered...
Latest quarterly data from German-listed ZEAL Network. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Revenue, operating expenses, results from operating activities (EBIT),...
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has appointed a replacement for the chairman toppled by its Wynn Resorts investigation, an Australian judge has excoriated the online betting industry in an...
ZEAL Network has rejected an informal offer of up to €76m for its German assets from Lottoland, saying the bid was “significantly inadequate” for what it considers its most valuable asset.
A new industry-funded study contends that there is no evidence that online lottery betting companies are restricting cash generated for good causes by Ireland’s national lottery, an argument...
ZEAL Group will close its Spanish lottery brokerage service after an unfavourable Spanish Supreme Court ruling, the company said as it reported rising revenue and profit.
A Gibraltar-based lottery betting company has been banned by a regional German court from receiving bets on the outcomes of state lotteries, but the regional court decision has again raised...
The Western Australian state government has introduced a bill that would introduce jail terms for operators of secondary lotteries targeting the state’s gamblers and impose fines on players.
The UK’s advertising watchdog has once again reprimanded operators for unclear lottery betting terms and child-friendly gambling products, as the Gambling Commission prepares to wield enhanced...
Malta’s financial regulator has issued detailed anti-money laundering requirements for the island’s licensees, Major League Baseball is calling for federal sports-betting regulation and PAGCOR...
A new lobbying group wants rivals and regulators to stop calling its industry “secondary lotteries”, “synthetic lotteries”, “black lotteries” or even “parasites”. 
The chasm that separates traditional lottery operators and disruptive secondary lotteries shows no sign of being bridged, as executives this week continued their bitter disputes about the perceived...
The Australian parliament has banned secondary lotteries, but the prime target of Thursday’s decision, Lottoland Australia, has said the fight is not over.

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