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 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, 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 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. […]
Lotteries and charities go hand in hand. State and private lotteries in different parts of the world donate part of their profits—in varying degrees—to good causes. In Europe, lottery sales amount to 82 billion euros collected each year, on the average. But according to a new study, only 10 percent […]
As recorded during Gaming in Holland in Amsterdam. Duration: 50 minutes.
Report by Carlos Hernandez (DGOJ) during a responsible gaming conference organized by ONCE. A responsible gamer is someone who looks to play for entertainment, who places bets in moderation, does not assume risk, and puts limits on their time and money; according to the Digital Guide “It’s Your Turn” […]