The Indian government has warned the public to be vigilant against fraudsters after distancing itself from text messages perceived to be from the popular show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) telling recipients they have won a lottery prize

Action Fraud finds lottery fraud reaches ‘highest level’ in almost two years

New data from Action Fraud, the UK National reporting centre for cybercrime and fraudulent activity, has detailed that almost £1m has been stolen by...
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has called for the Australian internet service providers to ban two offshore lottery websites offering tickets in the country illegally.

ACMA seeks to ban unlicensed lotteries from Australian marketplace

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has called for the Australian internet service providers to ban two offshore lottery websites offering tickets in...
Jumbo Interactive is calling for greater regulation on the prize draw and competition market after research it conducted found that £117m was racked up in credit card debt due to unregulated prize draws and competitions.

Jumbo Interactive research finds Brits borrowed £117m to enter unregulated competitions

Jumbo Interactive is calling for greater regulation on the prize draw and competition market after research it conducted found that £117m was racked up...
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) alongside 15 counterpart trade associations, has called to ensure that the European Union maintains its Digital Services Act (DSA) as a “workable, balanced and future-proof legislation”.

EGBA adds to growing calls for EU to maintain flexible DSA

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) alongside 15 counterpart trade associations, has called to ensure that the European Union maintains its Digital Services...
The government of the Malaysian state of Kedah has placed a ban on all 4d lottery shops,

Malaysian state Kedah ‘immediately’ outlaws 4d lottery shops

The government of the Malaysian state of Kedah has placed a ban on all 4d lottery shops, as reported by Mothership. Reports have stated that...
The B2B igaming firm EveryMatrix has appointed Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) to conduct a series of audits to examine its technology platforms and operations against the World Lottery Association’s (WLA) Security Control Standards

EveryMatrix lauds ‘reliability’ of WLA after committing to Security Control Standards

The B2B igaming firm EveryMatrix has appointed Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) to conduct a series of audits to examine its technology platforms and operations...
Andrew Rhodes, the interim CEO of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), has offered his thoughts on the regulatory position of the industry during Safer Gambling Week

UKGC’s Rhodes calls for ‘greater compliance’ on safer gambling from industry

Andrew Rhodes, the interim CEO of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), has offered his thoughts on the regulatory position of the industry during Safer...
The Lithuanian government has passed a bill that would force lottery organisations to pay 13% tax on each lottery ticket sold to help fund sports in the country, as reported by LRT.

Lithuanian Government imposes lottery tax to revamp sports funding structure

The Lithuanian government has passed a bill that would force lottery organisations to pay 13% tax on each lottery ticket sold to help fund...
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has revealed a new brand identity for the Lagos State Lotteries Board following a mandate for change in the Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority Bill.

Lagos Lotteries Board undergoes brand revamp to sustain ‘trust and confidence’

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has revealed a new brand identity for the Lagos State Lotteries Board following a mandate for change in the Lagos State...
The UK House of Lords has instructed the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to remove gambling machines from all military bases as part of the review of the Armed Forces Bill

UK Ministry of Defence called to impose measures to reduce military gambling harms

The UK House of Lords has instructed the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to remove gambling machines from all military bases as part of the...

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