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ONCE Monopoly in Spain challenged by OID, calling for ‘Hungerstrike’
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ONCE Monopoly in Spain challenged by OID, calling for ‘Hungerstrike’

Spanish Organization for People with Disabilities Challenges ONCE’s Private Lottery Monopoly ONCE, an association representing the blind or partially sighted, is currently the only private organization (apart from the public body Sociedad Estatal Loterías y Apuestas del Estado) that is allowed to organize lotteries in Spain, currently controlling ca 11% […]

Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) Approves Lottery Merger
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Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) Approves Lottery Merger

Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) Approves Lottery Merger The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has approved the proposed merger between the Stichting Exploitatie Nederlandse Staatsloterij (De Staatsloterij) en Stichting Nationale Sporttotalisator (De Lotto). Although a merger between the Staatsloterij and De Lotto would result in only […]

Comtrade Gaming Joins World Lottery Association as an Associate Member
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Comtrade Gaming Joins World Lottery Association as an Associate Member

Comtrade Gaming, a  leading software provider to the gaming industry, has become an Associate Member of the World Lottery Association. Comtrade is also an active member of the Gaming Standards Association, and provides open gaming platforms and professional services to both the online and land-based gaming sectors. Aleš Gornjec, General Manager of Comtrade […]

Scientific Games extends Ontario Lottery and Gaming partnership through 2018
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Scientific Games extends Ontario Lottery and Gaming partnership through 2018

Scientific Games extends Ontario Lottery and Gaming partnership through 2018   Scientific Games is getting three more years of partnership with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) in Canada. In a statement, the technology-based products provider announced that its existing five-year contract with OLG has been extended through Nov. […]

Discussing the role of Lotteries in Modern Society: John Volkers in VK
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Discussing the role of Lotteries in Modern Society: John Volkers in VK

Dutch sports are largely financed by De Lotto. But it is having some troubles, which has caused budget cuts for the sports associations. Is there an alternative? By JOHN VOLKERS During the weeks that the serious financial predicament of the national Dutch sports federation NOC*NSF is in the news, Marcel […]