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News Archive for CY2020

News Archive for CY2019
May 11, 2019 Premier Bet Launch New ‘Premier lotto 5/90’ Game with Major Prize of K200 Million
May 11, 2019 Federal Government Plans to End Illegal Lottery Operations
May 9, 2019 National Lottery Authority of Ghana Launch Keed-NLA
April 28, 2019 Revenue Authority Teams Up with National Lottery Authority to Mobilise Revenue and Create Jobs
April 24, 2019 National Lotteries and Gaming Board Require Government Funding to Acquire Monitoring System
April 23, 2019 Court Temporarily Halts Gambling and Lottery Firms from Deducting 20% Tax on Winnings
April 19, 2019 Malawi Lotteries Authority Donates Shelter Construction Materials
April 15, 2019 President Suspends National Lottery Director for Indefinite Period
April 12, 2019 Lottery Commission Embarks on an Enforcement Exercise to Rid the State of Illegal Lottery Operators
April 8, 2019 Federal Government Commences Process to Collect VAT from Lottery and Gaming Businesses
April 8, 2019 NLA Wants Government to Provide Lottery Agents with Solar-Powered Kiosks
April 4, 2019 Free State Lottery to Increase Investment in Rural Areas and Townships
March 23, 2019 National Lottery Authority Introduces E-Kiosks Concept
January 4, 2019 Blockchain Project Aims to Reform Traditional Lottery in Nigeria

News Archive for CY2018
December 5, 2018 National Lotteries Commission warns of Illegal Lotteries
December 5, 2018 Media Body Alarmed By National Lotteries’ Request for SSA to Investigate Journalists
November 27, 2018 GG World Lotto: Setting Up National Lotteries in Africa
November 21, 2017 Trade and Industry Portfolio Committee Adopts National Gambling Bill
October 8, 2018 State Lotteries Board Gives the Go-Ahead for Firm to Launch Online Games
October 8, 2018 Lagos Lottery Board Assures Investors of Good Returns
September 26, 2018 Sierra Leone State Lottery Welcomes New Managing Director
September 26, 2018 Nigerian State to Launch Edo Lottery, a New Entrant in the Global and Domestic Lottery Scene
September 15, 2018 Ondo State Government Pledges Better Atmosphere for Lottery, Sports Betting Operators
August 29, 2018 Lottotech to Launch Second Weekly Draw from September 5
August 28, 2018 SA Lotto as Popular as Ever – But How Does It Compare with the Biggest Lotteries of the World?
August 20, 2018 The Government Increased the Tax Rate on Gross Profits for Sports Betting Firms, Lotteries from 7.5 Per Cent to 35 Per Cent
August 17, 2018 Unfavourable Business Climate Killing Lottery Industry, Says Stakeholders
August 10, 2018 Lottery Agents Union Concerned at the Alarming Number of Firms Leaving the Industry
August 6, 2018 Communications Commission and National Lottery Sign Revised MoU on Electronic Lottery System
July 11, 2018 Lottery Brand Marks One Year Anniversary, Reiterates Commitment to Good Causes
July 6, 2018 Nigerian Instant-Win Lottery Company Produce More Winners
July 4, 2018 Federal Government to Diversify Economy Through Lottery – SGF
June 28, 2018 Online Gaming Company Launch ‘Super Lotto’ with a Promise to Ensure Players Win N9bn Every Year
June 26, 2018 Gaming Giant Rolls-Out New Game Changing Betting Product in Kenyan Market
June 25, 2018 Veteran’s Association Surrenders Control of VAG Lottery to National Lottery Authority
June 24, 2018 Lottotech Takes Over the Management of the Green Lottery
June 20, 2018 Mauritius National Lottery Operator Lottotech to Introduce First Online Lottery
June 14, 2018 Betting, Lottery and Gaming Firms Hit With Steep Penalties
June 11, 2018 LOT.TO Powers Gambia's First Nationwide Lottery
June 6, 2018 Nigeria Reduces Tax on Amusement Equipment Imports
June 5, 2018 Lotto Licence Feud Rages
June 1, 2018 Government Suspends the Import of Gambling Machines
June 1, 2018 Gaming Machine Operators Threaten Officials with Legal Action over Ongoing Crackdown
June 1, 2018 MPs Reject Proposal to Review Gaming Tax
May 29, 2018 Imperial Gaming to Launch Super Lotto, e-Games
May 29, 2018 Firm to Launch Online Super Lotto
April. 19, 2018 Government Pledges Support for Gaming Commission
April. 19, 2018 Lotto Marketing Companies Have a Role to Create Jobs: Super 4 Intelec Chairman
March 13, 2018 Conflict of Interest Raised in Awarding National Lotteries Authority Contracts
March 13, 2018 National Lottery Authority is Again Embroiled in Controversy
March 12, 2018 Lottery Agents Call For Increased Commission
February 22, 2018 Ghana Lotto Operators Association Lauds NLA For PPP Initiative
January 30, 2018 Ithubu Give Players A Hundred-and-Five Million Ways to Banish ‘JanuWorry’

News Archive for CY2017
November 22, 2017 National Lottery Authority Embarks on Massive Reforms and Innovations
November 22, 2017 Government to Abolish Tax on Lotteries
October 5, 2017 Gaming Commission Engages Stakeholders on Best Ways to Harness the Industries’ Potential
August 30, 2017 National Lottery Authority to Wave Taxes on Lotto Wins
August 8, 2017 National Lottery Authority Calls on All Unlicensed Lotto Operators to Meet with the Authority to License Their Operations
July 25, 2017 National Lottery Authority to Scrap Lottery Tax
July 25, 2017 National Lottery Authority Says Taxes on Lotto to be Scrapped
July 21, 2017 Minister Appoints New Gaming Commission Board
July 12, 2017 Call to Establish Lotto Commission to Regulate Lotto Business
March 21, 2017 Member of Parliament Urges Strict Enforcement of Gaming Laws
March 21, 2017 Call for Ghana Olympic Committee President to Push for a Sports Lottery
March 8, 2017 The Gambling Authority Has Begun the Process Towards Selecting an Operator for the Botswana National Lottery
February 21, 2017 Tax from Betting Firms Tripled in Two Years
February 19, 2017 Betting Control and Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposals in Bill
February 17, 2017 Gaming Operators Call on MPs to Defer Debate on Contentious Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Amendment Bill
February 16, 2017 Revenue Authority Targets Betting, Lottery, Gaming Firms to Raise Revenue
January 26, 2017 ‘Goma Lotto’ to Launch on Friday
January 23, 2017 Another International Betting Firm Showing Interest in the Kenyan Gambling Market
January 22, 2017 Kenya Stops the Importation of Gaming Equipment, Machines and Devices
January 18, 2017 Betting Firms Oppose Amendments to Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act
January 17, 2017 Lotto Marketing Companies Call for the Government to Formalise Operations of Illegal Lotto Operators
January 9, 2017 Betting, Lotteries and Gaming (Amendment) Bill Would Stifle Sports
January 4, 2017 Pambazuka Lottery Unveils Kenya’s Latest Millionaires


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