Ian Angus: UKGC will act when prize draws ‘cross the line’ into illegal lotteries

Ian Angus: UKGC will act when prize draws ‘cross the line’ into illegal lotteries

Society lotteries are reportedly a hugely unrecognised section of the Great Britain gambling market, according to the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), with over 50,000...
More than 99% of NSW pubs complying with new betting ad rules

More than 99% of NSW pubs complying with new betting ad rules

New restrictions on betting and gaming advertising signage at pubs and clubs in New South Wales are being complied with by the vast majority...
Lagos, Nigeria

NLRC addresses ‘confusion in Nigeria gaming industry’ over Lagos State

A statement from the Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LSLGA) targeting ‘unlicensed and illegal’ lottery and betting operators has been addressed by the...
Ygam: RET levy must not overlook education contribution to gambling harm reduction

Ygam: RET levy must not overlook education contribution to gambling harm reduction

Given that the Gambling Act review was one of the 2019 election pledges of the UK’s governing Conservative Party, it is unsurprising that it...

Online lottery firms targeted in Lagos State regulatory statement

The Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LSLGA) has put out a statement discouraging bettors in the state of Lagos, Nigeria, from wagering with...
UKGC explains changes to ‘Young People & Gambling’ report

Tim Miller: Industry leadership needed on White Paper adoption

Saying ‘there is a lot of work to do’ on the Gambling Act review and its follow-up consultations may seem like a slight understatement,...
UKGC explains changes to ‘Young People & Gambling’ report

UKGC looks for sector knowledge with new Industry Forum

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has initiated its recruitment of members to form a new Industry Forum. Made of members with experience working in the...

Swedish lottery changes submitted to EC

Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s Gambling Inspectorate, has submitted its proposed commercial and technical rule changes on state lotteries and lotteries for charitable purposes to the European...
Lotteries not associated with ‘excessive gambling’ in Irish public health report

Lotteries not associated with ‘excessive gambling’ in Irish public health report

A report from Ireland’s Institute of Public Health (IPH) has made distinctions between lotteries and other forms of gaming with regards to ‘excessive gambling’. The...

DHSC deems gambling a ‘related factor’ of UK suicides

Gambling has been recognised as a ‘related factor’ in the UK government’s new strategy to reduce suicide rates by improving prevention and early intervention...

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