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GLO Ready to Improve Lottery Distribution Channels Through Digital Lottery Panels and Create a Sandbox for N3 Lottery Tickets by the Middle of This Year

January 14, 2024 | Government

BANGKOK, Thailand (January 13, 2024) –Today (12 January 2024) at 11:30 a.m. at the multi-purpose meeting room, 3rd floor, Government Lottery Office, Mr. Lawan Saengsanit, Permanent Secretary ...

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Malta Gaming Authority Has Suspended Rush Gaming Licence

January 11, 2024 | Legal

MALTA (January 9, 2024) — The Malta Gaming Authority is suspending the authorisation awarded to Rush Gaming Ltd (the ‘ Authorised Person’), holder of MGA licence MGA/B2C/701/2019, effecti...

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Gambling Commission Fines Gamesys Operations Limited £6 million for Social Responsibility and Anti-Money Laundering Failings

January 11, 2024 | Government

BIRMINGHAM, U.K. (January 10, 2024) — A gambling business will pay a £6 million penalty after a Commission investigation revealed social responsibility and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) failin...

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OLG Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Instant Gold Pursuit Lottery Ticket

January 10, 2024 | Government

TORONTO, ON (January 9, 2024) – The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is giving lottery players a whole new way to win with its innovative $25 INSTANT GOLD PURSUIT ticket. INSTANT GOLD...

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Junta de Andalucía and Government Finalize the Signing of an Agreement to Strengthen Protection Against Gambling Addiction

January 9, 2024 | Government

SPAIN (January 8, 2024) — The Junta de Andalucía and the central government will join forces to reinforce protection and prevention measures against gambling addiction. With this objective, ...

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Organización Nacional de Ciegos Espanoles (O.N.C.E) Christmas Extra Distributes More Than 35 Million Euros in Major Prizes

January 7, 2024 | Compliance

In points of Catalonia, Andalusia, the Canary Islands, the Valencian Community, Madrid, Castilla-La Mancha or Aragon.     MADRID, Spain (January 1, 2024) — The ONCE Christmas Extra has di...

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Germany’s Largest Gaming Group Gauselmann Officially Changed Its Name to Merkur

January 3, 2024 | Government

GERMANY (January 1, 2024) — A new chapter opens in a decades-long success story as 67 years after the foundation of the Gauselmann Group, Germany’s largest gaming group changes its name to ...

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Ghana Revenue Authority Announces 10% Lottery Tax Takes Effect January 1

January 2, 2024 | Government

ACCRA, Ghana (December 30, 2023) — The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced that the implementation of the 10 per cent withholding tax on the gross winnings of lotteries will start on ...

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Macau Gaming Revenue Jumps 333.8 Percent in 2023 to MOP 183 Billion

January 2, 2024 | Government

MACAU, SAR (January 1, 2024) — Macau’s casinos raked in MOP 183 billion (US$22.8 billion) in gross gaming revenue (GGR) in 2023, up by 333.8 per cent compared with 2022, according to data r...

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Utah Lawmaker is Proposing Legalization that Would Create a State Lottery

January 2, 2024 | Legislature

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 30, 2023) — Rep. Kera Birkeland of Utah is proposing the legalization of the lottery in the state as a means to alleviate the burden of rising property taxes o...

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Expert: More People Can Sue the Betting Companies After Sweden’s Patent and Market Appeal Court Unique Verdict

December 29, 2023 | Legal

SWEDEN (December 21, 2023) — TV4 News Program ‘Nyheterna’ has told in several articles about Per, who gambled away more than seven million kroner in just a few years. During the ...

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Announcement of the Ministry of Finance on the Arrangements for the Lottery Market Closure in 2024

December 29, 2023 | Government

Announcement No. 73 of 2023 by the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China CHINA (December 4, 2023) — In accordance with the “Lottery Management Regulations” and i...

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Brazil: Chamber of Deputies Gives Final Approval to Regulate Gambling – Including iGaming

December 29, 2023 | iGaming

BRAZIL (December 22, 2023) –The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted last week in favor of bill 3,626/2023, which regulates sports betting. The large news portal covering Latin America ‘...

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De Kansspelautoriteitt Publishes Third Version of Wwft Guidelines

December 23, 2023 | money-laundering

THE HAGUE, NL (December 20, 2023) —  De Kansspelautoriteitt (Ksa) (The Dutch Gaming Authority)  has adjusted its Wwft guidelines. The last changes to the guidelines dated from the entry int...

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UTAH Governor Rejects Idea of Allowing Lottery

December 23, 2023 | Government

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 22, 2023) — According to local media reports Utah Gov. Spencer Cox rejected the idea of allowing a lottery in the state during his monthly press conference. Utah...

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PointsBet and Strive Gaming Forge Strategic Partnership, Set to Elevate Canadian iGaming Experience

December 19, 2023 | Government

The deal will position Strive as PointsBet’s strategic casino partner, enhancing iGaming capabilities Toronto, Ontario, Canada — 19th December 2023 — PointsBet, a pioneering force in live spo...

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The Attorney General Responds to a Request for an Official Advisory Opinion in Accordance with § 2.2-505 of the Code of Virginia

December 19, 2023 | Legal

VIRGINIA (December 12, 2023) — The Attorney General responds to a request for an official advisory opinion in accordance with § 2.2-505 of the Code of Virginia. Issue Presented You inquire r...

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Top Prize of $4,000,000 Up for Grabs in CT Lottery’s First $50 Scratch Ticket

December 18, 2023 | Government

Wallingford, CT / December 15, 2023 – The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) announces the launch of its first $50 game – $4,000,000 Fortune, which features a top prize of $4 million do...

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DICJ: Gaming Concessionaires Implementing Investment Plans, Social Responsibilities

December 18, 2023 | Responsible gaming

MACAU, SAR (December 18, 2023) — The gaming concessionaires have been complying with the investment plans and social responsibility commitments stipulated in the contracts, the Gaming Inspect...

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Play Smart, Gift Smart This Holiday Season

December 18, 2023 | Government

N.C. Education Lottery asks public to help keep lottery tickets out of hands of kids RALEIGH – Lottery tickets can make great last-minute holiday gifts for the adults in your life, but not for ch...

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Wagering Companies Breach In-Play Betting Rules

December 16, 2023 | Compliance

SYDNEY, Australia (December 15, 2023) — The ACMA found the operators of Ladbrokes, Neds, bet365 and Sportsbet, breached interactive gambling rules through their use of ‘Fast/Quick Codes’...

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Landmark Cashless Gaming Trial Expanded to Another 4400 Machines Across NSW Pubs, Hotels

December 16, 2023 | Government

One state’s trial of cashless pokies is getting a major overhaul as thousands of machines are added to the landmark reform, with some of the top earners revealed. SYDNEY, Australia (December 15, ...

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OKTO Elevates Security Standard with PCI DSS 4.0 Certification

December 15, 2023 | Government

Athens, Greece (December 14, 2023) — OKTO proudly announces the renewal of its security standard certification, reaching the highest level with the attainment of the Payment Card Industry Da...

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Celebrate Christmas with This New Release from Red Rake Gaming: Million Christmas 2023

December 15, 2023 | Government

MALTA (December 14, 2023) — Red Rake Gaming, an innovative leader in the casino game industry, has just released the much-anticipated second installment of its exciting festive slot game: Mil...

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