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All India Federation Of Lottery Trade & Allied Industries (AIFLTAI)
Address: No. I - 8, First Floor, Lajpat Nagar III, New Delhi-11 0024
Internet: Not Available
E-mail Address:
Phone: 29831559, 29840646
Fax: 011-29840647
Population: 1,095,351,995 (Est. 2006)
President: Mr. Usman Fayaz (CEO of M/s Best & Co., Chennai)
Year Org. Founded: December 1999
Jurisdiction: India

Background Information

AIFLTAI is a non-profit organization of lottery distributors, stockists, agents, and the allied categories, i.e. security printers, paper suppliers, transporters, courier agencies, media - both print and electronic, advertising agencies, technical services (such as the new computer based online operators); infact, open to all who support and participate in the business of State Lotteries. This apex umbrella organization came into being in December 1999 with the following objectives:

  • To reform the lottery trade through self-regulation
  • To seek the appointment of a Regulatory Body
  • To promote State Lotteries for growth into a transparent and healthy trade
  • To improve public image of lottery trade through transparency and fairness in all lottery operations and sustained credibility.

Today the Federation comprises over 197 Members (as on 13 June 06) besides 17 Associations from States and Regions promoting the State Lotteries.

Regional Lottery / Gaming News

News Archive for CY2018
September 10, 2018 AIFLTAI Pitches Lottery Funding for Universal Healthcare Scheme to Government Think Tank
May 8, 2018 Live Telecast of State Lottery Draws is Likely to be Launched Next Month
April 24, 2018 Lottery Distributors’ Propose Lottery to Generate Funds for Welfare
April 24, 2018 HC: No Income Tax on Lottery Prizes; Tax Already Paid Under Sikkim State Income Tax Rules
April 24, 2018 State Lottery Business Posts Growth of 21 % in 2017-18
April 20, 1018 Kerala High Court Rules State GST Rules on Other State Lotteries Unconstitutional
April 5, 2018 Law Commission Still Studying Issue of Betting Legalisation, Unsure of Timelines
April 1, 2018 Authorities Concerned About the Expanding Base of the Illegal ‘Ezhuthu Lottery’
April 1, 2018 Bombay High Court Rules Poker to be a Game of Chance
April 1, 2018 Streamlining Lottery Sales Can Help the Exchequer Collect Rs 50k cr in Additional Funds
March 26, 2018 Lottery Prize Structure Will Be Revised: Minister
February 15, 2018 All India Gaming Federation Welcomes Betradar to Network and Explore Opportunities in India
January 29, 2018 Maharashtra Government Seeks Outstanding Lottery Tax Due from Three States
January 17, 2018 Indian Lottery Federation Issues Public Appeal to Lower GST on Lotteries
December 28, 2017 Government Yet to Recover Rs 35 Cr in Outstanding Lottery Dues
December 23, 2017 Lottery Tender Facing Further Allegations of Impropriety

News Archive for CY2017
November 22, 2017 State Lottery Sales Have Dropped by 80 Per Cent Since the Introduction of Goods and Services Tax
November 22, 2017 Meghalaya Government to Restart Lotteries, Issue Tender to Appoint Distributors
November 22, 2017 Indian Court Dismisses Petition to Allow Poker and Rummy
November 10, 2017 The Introduction of Goods and Services Tax Delivers Lottery Business Massive Blow

News Archive for CY2016
November 15, 2016 Government Suspends the Printing of Lottery Tickets
November 11, 2016 Lottery Sellers Hit by Withdrawal of Higher Denomination Currency Notes
November 7, 2016 State Lotteries Post Robust Growth
November 6, 2016 Probe Ordered Into Forgery of Kerala Lottery Tickets
October 25, 2016 Maharashtra Government Takes Action to Collect Nearly Rs 1,000 Crore from Six Lottery Firms for Alleged Tax Default
October 22, 2016 Task Force to Probe Illegal 3 Digit Number Lottery Scam in Kerala
October 20, 2016 Petition Filed Against Single-Digit Lottery
October 18, 2016 Illegal Three Digit Lottery is Reported to be Rampant in Kerala
September 20, 2016 Maharashtra Government Responds to High Court Order in Online Lottery Case
September 11, 2016 National Lotteries Board Suspends Ticket Printing Contract
September 9, 2016 High Court Instructs Maharashtra Government to Either Reply to Public Interest Litigation or Close Online Lotteries
August 24, 2016 Lottery Conglomerate Launch New Technology Arm in Noida
August 7, 2016 Senior Police Officers Called to Appear Before CBI Inquiry Into Lottery Scandal
August 4, 2016 All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) to Address the Needs of the Gaming Sector
July 4, 2016 Lottery Promotor Asks High Court to Declare Invalid Enforcement Directorate’s Decision to Seize Asserts
June 27, 2016 State to Allocate KGS10 Million for Promotional Lottery
June 18, 2016 Audit Report Indicates Anomalies in Sport Lottery Scheme
June 15, 2016 Allegation That Congress-NCP Neglected to Act on Confidential Report Detailing Illegal Lottery Racket
June 14, 2016 Claim the Congress-NCP Government Flouted Central Guidelines for Lottery Operations
May 23, 2016 Maharashtra Government Contemplating Legalizing Casinos
May 22, 2016 State Government Appoint Panel to Consider Legalising Offshore Gambling
May 22, 2016 Lottery Agent Files Official Complaint Against former Chief Minister
May 8, 2016 Public-Interest Litigation Filed for Banning Online Lotteries
April 20, 2016 Nagaland is the First State in India to Legalise Online Gaming Websites
April 9, 2016 Enforcement Directorate Claim Lottery Conspiracy Cost State Government Rs. 4,500 Crore in Lost Revenue
April 9, 2016 Bhutan Lottery is to be Re-launched as a State Owned Enterprise
April 2, 2016 Government Seeks to Ban Online Lottery Firms from Outside the State Selling Tickets in Maharashtra
April 1, 2016 Legislative Assembly to Legalise Online Betting; Wagering on Poker, Rummy and Virtual Sports
March 27, 2016 Lotteries, the One Confirmed Source of Finance for the State
March 21, 2016 Government Lottery Sales Tipped to Reach Nearly $1 Billion in FY2015-16
March 19, 2016 Legislative Assembly Pass Bill Regulating Online Games of Skill
March 17, 2016 Government Takes Credit for Increase in Kerala Lottery Tickets Sales
March 17, 2016 Chief Minister Refutes Allegations That Lottery Ticket Printing was Being Handed Over to Private Companies
March 13, 2016 State Lotteries Defends New Ticket Printing Contract
March 12, 2016 Opposition Leader Calls for State Lottery Ticket Printing Contract to be Cancelled
March 1, 2016 Taxes from Gaming and Lottery Winnings Remain Untouched in Finance Bill
February 27, 2016 Government Approves Additional Lottery Draws
February 5, 2016 Draft Decree Provides for Establishing a State Lottery Company in the Republic
January 5, 2016 Panel Recommends Legalising Betting with Strong Safeguards and Criminalising Match and Spot Fixing

News Archive for CY2015
May 4, 2015 Service Tax on Lotteries will be Detrimental to Agents
May 2, 2015 Government Takes the Gloves Off; Orders Police to Crack Down on All Unauthorised Lottery Sellers


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