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Regional Lottery & Gaming News

News Archive for CY2018
October 2, 2018 Caixa's Staff Still Oppose LOTEX Privatization
September 30, 2018 First Valencia Lottery Convention Highlights the Need to Depoliticize and Professionalize the National Lottery
October 2, 2018 Lottery Participants May be Required to Register Their Individual Taxpayer Registry Identification Number at the Time of Each Bet
September 27, 2018 Brazil to Auction-Off State Lottery in November
August 27, 2018 Brazil Lotteries Report Record Collection of R$6.4 Billion in 1H
August 20, 2018 Lotería y Casinos Institute Have Authorized Five-Figure Bet Units for the Multiple Quiniela Lottery
August 20, 2018 Coljuegos and Police Carry Out Successful Offensive Against Illegal Gambling Activities in Colombia
August 20, 2018 Uruguay to Block a Further 40 Unlicensed Online Betting Sites
August 14, 2018 Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies Request CAIXA Review the Commission for Internet Games
August 3, 2018 Lottery of the Province of Buenos Aires Will Assume the Presidency of ALEA
July 20, 2018 Government Removes LOTEX's Estimated Collection from This Year's Revenue Projection
July 20, 2018 CAIXA Expects to Launch a New Lottery in November
July 16, 2019 Colombian Gaming Regulator Reports Record Collection for Game of Chance in 2017
July 16, 2018 Brazilian Government Invites Major Lottery Vendors to Give Their Vision of LOTEX
July 13, 2018 Brazilian Government Invites Lottery Vendors to Discuss the Reasons for the Absence of Offers in the Recent Instant Lottery Tender
July 11, 2018 Christmas Lottery Tenths Go on Sale in Spain
July 10, 2018 Senate Survey Shows Overwhelming Rejection to MP 841 on Lottery Distribution
July 5, 2018 Fazenda and BNDES to Continue with the Privatization of LOTEX
July 3, 2018 Government Relents, in Future Only Lottery Prizes Greater Than 10,000 Euros Will be Subject to Tax
June 30, 2018 Coljuegos Has Granted the Twelfth Concession to Operate Online Gambling Games in Colombian
June 30, 2018 Province Only Receives Three Bids for the Control and Administration of 3,860 Slot Machines
June 29, 2018 Trade Unions Celebrate the Failure of Lotex Auction
June 25, 2018 Companies Show no Interest in Brazil's Instant Lottery Auction
June 20, 2018 Gambling Regulatory Body Authorizes the Eleventh Online Sports Betting Operator
June 20, 2018 La Lotería de Río Negro Has Begun the Process of Implementing Its Electronic Document Management System
June 15, 2018 New Director of the Norwegian Lottery and Foundation Supervisory Authority
June 15, 2018 The Government is Considering Reducing the Expected Increase in the Federal Lottery Prize
June 12, 2018 Brazil Government Will Use Lotteries to Fund Security
June 10, 2018 Colombian Gaming Regulator Coljuegos Has Authorized a New Operator of Legal Sports Bets on the Internet
June 6, 2018 Loterías y Apuestas del Estado Seeks New Media Agency to Manage El Gordo Christmas Campaign
June 4, 2018 New Government Expected to Implement Changes at Senior Level of Loterías y Apuestas del Estado
June 4, 2018 Loteria Correntina Will Be Recognized with the IDB Quality Award
June 1, 2018 Loterías y Apuestas de Galicia Renews Its Partnership with Sportium
June 1, 2018 Peru to Emerge as One of the Major iGaming Players in Latin America?
May 30, 2018 Report: The ALEA Seminar in Formosa
May 30, 2018 Cirsa Achieves Operating Profit of €106.8 Million in 1Q
May 30, 2018 Cirsa Notifies Panamanian Authorities About Sale of Casinos
May 29, 2018 Argentine Bill Establishes Self-Exclusion Register for Players and Provides More Stringent Rules on Game Rooms
May 28, 2018 Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies and Caixa Reach Agreement That Will Govern ...........
May 28, 2018 New Lottery Succeeds with 'Ease' of Winning and Collects $7Million in the First Week
May 28, 2018 National Lottery Employees Demand Work Continuity
May 25, 2018 Regulation: the Next Step for Mexico’s Gambling Industry?
May 22, 2018 Lawmakers Are Consensual in the Need to Reform Spain’s Outdated Sports Betting Laws

News Archive for CY2017
January 15, 2017 Argentine Lotteries Join Forces to Combat Illegal Gambling
January 11, 2017 Lotteries Will Now be Exempt from Value Added Tax (VAT)

News Archive for CY2016
November 18, 2016 Brazil Senate to Vote on Bill 186 on 7 December
November 11, 2016 Online Gambling Bill Advances to Brazil's Senate Floor
October 26, 2016 Opposition to a National Lottery Maybe Wavering
October 12, 2016 Gambling Apps Successfully Banned in The Netherlands
September 20, 2016 Tender for New Baloto Game Postponed in Colombia
September 5, 2016 Brazil is Finally Expected to Legalise Gambling as Early as this Year
August 24, 2016 Brazil’s New Gaming Law Goes Before Senate Committee
July 12, 2016 Government Plans to Create State Owned Company to Offer Sports Betting on the Internet and Privatize the Caixa Instantânea
June 20, 2016 Unions Oppose New Gaming Bill
May 30, 2016 Provincial Lotteries Propose a Self-Exclusion Program
May 24, 2016 Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Turnover Up 22 Per Cent from 2014
May 23, 2016 Mexican Gaming Association (AIEJA) Says it is Pleased That the Federal Government is Considering the Rollout of New Gambling Laws
May 17, 2016 Government Ministers Push for Legalisation of Gambling
May 16, 2016 Lottery Tax on Prizes Down Nearly 18 Percent in 1Q 2016
April 22, 2016 Foreign Gambling Companies Aim for the Brazilian Market
April 8, 2016 Increase in Lottery Winnings Tax Raises €451 Million in 2015
March 20, 2016 Government Looks to Increase Casino Taxes, But Warned Further Tax IncreasesWill Lead to Job Losses
March 11, 2016 Multinational Companies Eye the Brazilian Gambling Market
March 11, 2016 Brazil Senate Committee Approves Amended Gambling Bill
January 24, 2016 Uruguay Report Increased Betting on Lotteries and Casinos in 2015
January 22, 2016 Lottery Printing Error Shakes Social Networks

News Archive for CY2015
December 28, 2015 Colombia Gaming Sector Reports Growth of 7.6% in 2015
December 9, 2015 Brazil Senate Approves Regulation of Gambling
December 3, 2015 IPLyC Launch Online Sports Betting Site
November 19, 2015 Lottery President Defends Legalized Gambling in Brazil
November 8, 2015 New Scratch Games to Provide Financial Help to Athletes
November 4, 2015 Novomatic Further Enhances Market Presence In Panama
October 26, 2015 Proposal to Legalize Casinos and Bingo Halls Presented to Government
October 23, 2015 Brazil to Privatize Instant Lottery Business
October 15, 2015 Treasury Expects to Receive Lower Revenue from Gambling This Year
October 15, 2015 Spanish Gaming Company Eyes the Legalization of Gambling in Brazil
October 14, 2015 V.I. Lottery Requests Restructuring of Its Gambling Revenues
October 14, 2015 MPs Approve Allowing Lottery Sports Betting Online
October 5, 2015 Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) in Joint Venture to Enhance Horse Racing in Brazil
October 3, 2015 Dispute Over Online Gambling Heads to the UN
September 23, 2015 Talk of Gambling Legislation in Face of Budget Deficit
September 21, 2015 Brazil Looks to Gambling to Help Weather Recession
September 14, 2015 Global Growth Up 4.6% Half-Year on Half-Year; Growth Buoyed by Sales Surge in Latin America
September 9, 2015 Public Prosecutor to Examine if Lottery Tickets Sold to Support Party are Valid
August 24, 2015 Government Look to Reduce Lotto Games


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