After reaching several agreements with a multi-sector dialogue table in regards to a new tax on lottery prizes, Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado officially presented a project to the Legislative Assembly. Bill 22.354 will now be discussed by legislators to set if it...
The Deutscher Lotto und Totoblock (DLTB), Germany’s state lottery association, has announced good annual results for 2020, with the amounts wagered on verticals growing year-on-year, resulting in €3.10bn being returned to state governments through duties and taxes. The DLTB declared that over the past...
The Union of Technicians of the Ministry of Finance (Gestha) of Spain will be able to investigate suspicious lottery prizes, starting this year. The ministry will also tax the first two prizes of the Lotería del Niño, worth €200,000 and €75,000 respectively. In a...
Throughout the Christmas season, Lottery Daily will be revisiting some of the biggest stories of the lottery business world from the past year. This edition will be looking at stories from November and December. November Sazka announces Sir Keith...
The Secretariat of Evaluation, Planning, Energy and Lottery (SECAP), which comes under the Ministry of Economy of Brazil, will administrate, regulate and control new state lotteries in the country, which are now possible thanks to a Supreme Court ruling from September but officially released last week.
The European Lotteries Association (EL) has joined forces with the European Casino Association (ECA) and the World Tote Association (WoTA) to fight illegal online gambling and embrace the foreseen Digital Services Act package. The EL, the ECA and the WoTA together in an alliance...
Lottery and gaming industry experts are now picking through the details of the UK Government’s policy paper on the latest Gaming Act review published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) last week. The consultation document aims to bring clarity...
Deputy Vinícius Cirqueira has unveiled a new bill that would allow the Brazilian state of Goiás to have multiple lottery licences. These would be operated ‘directly by the State, through the Ministry of Economy, or by concession or permit subject to a bidding process’.
Camelot Group, the UK’s National Lottery operator, has released a statement regarding the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) decision to raise the minimum age of National Lottery play from 16 to 18 years. Following a review of the Gambling...
The Social Protection Board (JPS) of Costa Rica has discussed the new tax that would subject lottery prizes to a 25% income tax. The local regulator said that they are studying how it would affect legal gambling in the country. Marilyn Solano, General Manager...