The Lotería Nacional of the Dominican Republic has been sued for $8.5m by Aevalue Investments over a breach of contract regarding the development of new lottery games. The new authorities from the national lottery also reported irregularities in the Directorate of Social Assistance. The...
The Norwegian Industry Association for Online Gaming (Norsk Bransjeforening for Onlinespill/NBO) has insisted that the country’s new proposed gambling bill needs to be reassessed by legislators to ensure that customer protection is upheld, according to the firm.  Norway’s bill looks to unify the existing...
Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has published its latest newsletter covering off the association’s busy schedule of activities during September. Among the topics for special mention was the recent update of the GLMS Statutes. According to President Ludovico Calvi, the updated statutes offer evidence...
Lottery games supplier Helio Gaming has received its full B2B licence from the Malta Gaming Authority. As a result, the firm is now able to offer its full suite of gaming solutions across the European regulated markets and beyond.  In a statement, the company...
The Federal Supreme Court (STF) of Brazil has unanimously decided that the Union doesn’t have the exclusivity to operate lottery games in the country. From now on, each Brazilian state will be able to create and operate lottery games, as long as they comply with federal regulations.
The Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden have quite similar systems and legislation in many areas. That has been the case also in gambling business until the beginning of 2010’s when Denmark decided to move from a monopoly to a license-based system in 2011. 
This week Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court (STF) will continue the case to determine whether the lottery monopoly in the country should be dissolved.  A representative from Rio de Janeiro’s prosecution’s office, Emerson Barbosa Maciel, presented his arguments against the lottery monopoly and said that...
The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has updated its GLMS Statutes to ensure that it reflects the evolving landscape of the industry, with the alliance against sport competition manipulation focusing on ‘effective collaboration for stakeholders with lotteries’. GLMS confirmed the amendments following a general...
The German state of Brandenburg has made some minor changes to its gambling legislation, updating its 2007 Casino Act to include online casino games. However, adjustments have also been made to its lotteries, arcades and sports betting regulations. The changes have been made ahead...
The Nigerian Federal Government has revealed that it has lost ‘billions of Naira’ from 2015 onwards due to unpaid revenue from the lottery sector, with efforts now being made to recover the funds from operators. Sen. George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental...