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European Lotteries has urged its members to increase their action towards helping the environment and acting sustainably

European Lotteries strengthens calls for environmental responsibility

European Lotteries has urged its members to increase their action towards helping the environment and acting sustainably.  Showcasing its Environmental Initiative program unveiled earlier this...
KSA confirms the Netherlands reviewing state-owned lottery

KSA confirms state-owned lottery under review as Netherlands surveys Swedish route

The current make-up of the Nederlandse Loterij could be under threat as the country considers a switch away from state-owned companies, according to the...
OpenBet responsible gambling

OpenBet focused on safer gambling for lottery sportsbooks

Player protection remains a key issue for lotteries around the world and it is one that will be in the spotlight at SBC Summit...
OLG launches new self-exclusion programme 'My PlayBreak'

OLG adds new self-exclusion initiative to responsible gaming portfolio

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has stepped up its efforts to protect its players with the launch of its new self-exclusion programme...
Lotto NZ open to age restrictions as concerns mount over child gambling

Lotto NZ in favour of age restrictions as concerns mount over child gambling

Chris Lyman - CEO of the New Zealand Lotteries Commission (Lotto NZ) - has expressed his company’s willingness to introduce age restrictions over the...
Lotto NZ advised to drop new Bingo game

Lotto NZ urged to ditch new bingo game after gambling harms warning

The New Zealand Lotteries Commission (Lotto NZ) is being advised by a gambling harms expert to drop plans to launch a new online bingo...
South African NLC faces lottery funds allegation over school

South African NLC faces further scrutiny after investigation into missing lottery funds

The South African National Lotteries Commission (NLC) is under the microscope once again after a leaked report into missing funds for the rebuild of...
Lotto NZ admits social errors as multiple stores set for closures

Lotto NZ admits social errors as multiple stores set for closures

An RNZ investigation into the New Zealand Lotteries Commission (Lotto NZ) has uncovered that nearly 70% of its shop sales are made in the...
MP warns of potential 'disaster' to good causes funds as UK National Lottery legal battle ensues

MP issues UK National Lottery ‘disaster’ warning as ‘worst scenario’ detailed

A delay in the handover of the UK National Lottery licence could prove disastrous to those in need, according to Labour MP Kevin Brennan. The...
AGCOM sends Dignity Decree rules reminder after YouTube breach

AGCOM underlines importance of Dignity Decree rules amid YouTube breach

Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM) has issued a firm reminder that Dignity Decree rules on gambling advertising must be strictly adhered to...

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