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European Lotteries (EL) and the World Lottery Association (WLA) Lead Fight against Match-Fixing …and More!
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European Lotteries (EL) and the World Lottery Association (WLA) Lead Fight against Match-Fixing …and More!

World Lottery Association Elects New Executive Committee At the World Lottery Summit 2016, a new WLA Executive Committee took office: Mr. Jean-Luc Moner-Banet, General Director of Société de la Loterie de la Suisse Romande, Switzerland, was re-instated as WLA President for an unprecedented third term. Ms. Rebecca Paul Hargrove, President […]

Global Lottery Sales Grew 4.5% during H1 2016 …and More!
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Global Lottery Sales Grew 4.5% during H1 2016 …and More!

Jean-Luc Moner-Banet Re-Elected President of the World Lottery Association Jean-Luc Moner-Banet, CEO of Switzerland’s Loterie Romande, was re-elected for a third consecutive two-year term as President of the World Lottery Association (WLA). “In view of the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the untimely passing of the late WLA Executive Director Jean Jorgensen, […]

Novomatic and Kambi Team up to Provide Sports Betting Services to Government-Regulated Lotteries …and More!
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Novomatic and Kambi Team up to Provide Sports Betting Services to Government-Regulated Lotteries …and More!

Svenska Spel Upgrades Lottery Terminals Swedish lottery operator Svenska Spel has renewed its partnership with France-based electronic security solutions provider Safran Identity and Security. Under the new contract, Safran Identity and Security will provide Svenska Spel with 3,000 of its latest Elite lottery terminals, including middleware application, a download server […]

WLA Endorses Lottery Holiday Campaign …and More!
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WLA Endorses Lottery Holiday Campaign …and More!

Irish National Lottery Faces Growing Number of Complaints about Online Lottery Experience Although the overall number of complaints to the Office of the Regulator of the National Lottery (ORNL) have been relatively small, there has been a steady growth, in particular with regard to complaints about online games. Complaints about […]

Christmas Lottery Coming to Germany …and More!
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Christmas Lottery Coming to Germany …and More!

Maryland Lottery Bidding Controversy Shines Light on Incumbent Supplier Advantage Despite launching a competitive tender, the Maryland Lottery awarded a $263 million IT contract to its incumbent supplier Scientific Games, even though the latter’s bid was the most expensive. “The technical merit of the first-ranked technical offeror was considered to […]

Online Gaming Spend to Approach Total Spend on All Digital Goods and Services by 2021 …and More!
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Online Gaming Spend to Approach Total Spend on All Digital Goods and Services by 2021 …and More!

CJEU Requires Proportionality Test on Member States’ Secondary Gambling Legislation In a recent case concerning concerning Italian gaming regulation, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the proportionality test is required to determine the necessity of requirements established by national secondary legislation on the award of […]