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News Archive for CY2020
June 2, 2020 The ONCE Draws to Return in Spain on June 15
June 2, 2020 The Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies to Hold Assembly by Videoconference
June 1, 2020 La Lotería Nacional Announces Resumption of Draws
May 29, 2020 Buenos Aires Lottery Agencies to Reopen Monday
May 29, 2020 Nicaragua National Lottery Continues to Generate Social Contributions
May 29, 2020 Boledo, Lottery, and Other Games Set to Recommence on Monday
May 27, 2020 CAOLAB Appeals for Constitutional Protection of Fundamental Rights for Lottery Agencies in the Province of Buenos Aires

News Archive for CY2019
May 7, 2019 Federal Judge Decides in Favour of the Union and Restricts Brazilian State of Minas Gerais to Conduct Only One Lottery Modality
May 6, 2019 Brazil’s Exclusive Instant Lottery (LOTEX) Auction is Postponed for the Sixth Time, Will Now Be Held May 28
May 3, 2019 Government Continues to Collect Less Tax from Lottery Winnings in 2018; Down 12.9% Compared to 2017 Receipts
April 18, 2019 Planned Auction of Brazil’s LOTEX Instant Lottery Business is Postponed Once Again; Will Now Be May 9
April 8, 2019 Lottery and Telekino Make Another Donation of Food to Neighbourhood Centre
April 3, 2019 Brazilian Economy Minister is Summoned to Clarify Lotex Instant Lottery Privatization
March 31, 2019 Revenue Raised from the Tax on Lottery Prizes Continues to Decline in Spain
March 27, 2019 Lotería De Córdoba Signs Salary Agreement with Public Agents
March 21, 2019 Superior Court of Justice Rules in Favour of Brazilian Association of State Lotteries (ABLE)
March 18, 2019 Lottery of the State of Rio de Janeiro Launch "Tripla Chance" Lottery
March 1, 2019 Calls for the Legislature to Create a New Joint Parliamentary Entity to Assist the Country’s Lottery Retail Network
March 1, 2019 Lottery Sales in Colombia Surged 3.22% in 2018
February 25, 2019 Call for Each Brazilian State to Create Special Lottery to Help Education
February 25, 2019 Finance Minister Undertakes an Unprecedented Move to Organize the Business of Las Bancas de Lotería
February 18, 2019 Brazilian Lottery Players Neglected to Collect Winnings of R$332.2 Million in 2018
February 12, 2019 Newly Created Commission Will Play a Proactive Role in Defending the Rules of the Gaming Sector in Brazil
February 12, 2019 Brazil Lottery Revenue Down 0.2% in 2018
January 2, 2019 What is the Future of the Lottery Market in Brazil?

News Archive for CY2018
December 12, 2018 Brazil Looks at Lotteries, Private Sector to Finance Public Security
November 26, 2018 Instant Lottery (LOTEX) Auction Has Been Postponed Until February 2019
November 26, 2018 Instant Lottery (LOTEX) to Guarantee a Transfer of US$ 780 Million to Public Security in 5 Years
October 2, 2018 Caixa's Staff Still Oppose LOTEX Privatization
September 30, 2018 First Valencia Lottery Convention Highlights the Need to Depoliticize and Professionalize the National Lottery
October 2, 2018 Lottery Participants May be Required to Register Their Individual Taxpayer Registry Identification Number at the Time of Each Bet
September 27, 2018 Brazil to Auction-Off State Lottery in November
August 27, 2018 Brazil Lotteries Report Record Collection of R$6.4 Billion in 1H
August 20, 2018 Lotería y Casinos Institute Have Authorized Five-Figure Bet Units for the Multiple Quiniela Lottery
August 20, 2018 Coljuegos and Police Carry Out Successful Offensive Against Illegal Gambling Activities in Colombia
August 20, 2018 Uruguay to Block a Further 40 Unlicensed Online Betting Sites
August 14, 2018 Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies Request CAIXA Review the Commission for Internet Games
August 3, 2018 Lottery of the Province of Buenos Aires Will Assume the Presidency of ALEA
July 20, 2018 Government Removes LOTEX's Estimated Collection from This Year's Revenue Projection
July 20, 2018 CAIXA Expects to Launch a New Lottery in November
July 16, 2019 Colombian Gaming Regulator Reports Record Collection for Game of Chance in 2017
July 16, 2018 Brazilian Government Invites Major Lottery Vendors to Give Their Vision of LOTEX
July 13, 2018 Brazilian Government Invites Lottery Vendors to Discuss the Reasons for the Absence of Offers in the Recent Instant Lottery Tender
July 11, 2018 Christmas Lottery Tenths Go on Sale in Spain
July 10, 2018 Senate Survey Shows Overwhelming Rejection to MP 841 on Lottery Distribution
July 5, 2018 Fazenda and BNDES to Continue with the Privatization of LOTEX
July 3, 2018 Government Relents, in Future Only Lottery Prizes Greater Than 10,000 Euros Will be Subject to Tax
June 30, 2018 Coljuegos Has Granted the Twelfth Concession to Operate Online Gambling Games in Colombian
June 30, 2018 Province Only Receives Three Bids for the Control and Administration of 3,860 Slot Machines
June 29, 2018 Trade Unions Celebrate the Failure of Lotex Auction
June 25, 2018 Companies Show no Interest in Brazil's Instant Lottery Auction
June 20, 2018 Gambling Regulatory Body Authorizes the Eleventh Online Sports Betting Operator
June 20, 2018 La Lotería de Río Negro Has Begun the Process of Implementing Its Electronic Document Management System
June 15, 2018 New Director of the Norwegian Lottery and Foundation Supervisory Authority
June 15, 2018 The Government is Considering Reducing the Expected Increase in the Federal Lottery Prize
June 12, 2018 Brazil Government Will Use Lotteries to Fund Security
June 10, 2018 Colombian Gaming Regulator Coljuegos Has Authorized a New Operator of Legal Sports Bets on the Internet
June 6, 2018 Loterías y Apuestas del Estado Seeks New Media Agency to Manage El Gordo Christmas Campaign
June 4, 2018 New Government Expected to Implement Changes at Senior Level of Loterías y Apuestas del Estado
June 4, 2018 Loteria Correntina Will Be Recognized with the IDB Quality Award
June 1, 2018 Loterías y Apuestas de Galicia Renews Its Partnership with Sportium
June 1, 2018 Peru to Emerge as One of the Major iGaming Players in Latin America?
May 30, 2018 Report: The ALEA Seminar in Formosa
May 30, 2018 Cirsa Achieves Operating Profit of €106.8 Million in 1Q
May 30, 2018 Cirsa Notifies Panamanian Authorities About Sale of Casinos
May 29, 2018 Argentine Bill Establishes Self-Exclusion Register for Players and Provides More Stringent Rules on Game Rooms
May 28, 2018 Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies and Caixa Reach Agreement That Will Govern ...........
May 28, 2018 New Lottery Succeeds with 'Ease' of Winning and Collects $7Million in the First Week
May 28, 2018 National Lottery Employees Demand Work Continuity
May 25, 2018 Regulation: the Next Step for Mexico’s Gambling Industry?
May 22, 2018 Lawmakers Are Consensual in the Need to Reform Spain’s Outdated Sports Betting Laws

News Archive for CY2017
January 15, 2017 Argentine Lotteries Join Forces to Combat Illegal Gambling
January 11, 2017 Lotteries Will Now be Exempt from Value Added Tax (VAT)


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