Annual Holiday Campaign: Lottery tickets aren’t child’s play

Every year NCPG and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours at McGill University asks lotteries to support the responsible gambling campaign and help raise awareness regarding the risks of underage lottery play during the holiday season.

EL proudly endorses this campaign together with the World Lottery Association (WLA) and North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL).

Research showing that early childhood gambling experiences, including those with lottery products, can be a risk factor for gambling problems later in life, prompted McGill University and the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) to join forces in launching the Responsible Gambling Holiday Lottery Campaign. Since 2002, the campaign has raiseed awareness about the risks of underage lottery play during the winter holiday season.

The 2019 Responsible Gambling Holiday Lottery Campaign participants several EL members including

Lottery Level 1: Nederlandse Loterij (Netherlands Lottery) and Ukrainian National Lottery (UNL).

Lottery Level 2: Austrian Lotteries; Hrvatska Lutrija d.o.o. and Ireland’s National Lottery.

EL calls upon all members to join next year’s campaign!

The press release is available here

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Français

Les billets de loterie ne sont pas un jeu d’enfant

Tous les ans, le NCPG (National Council on Problem Gambling [Conseil national sur les problèmes liés aux jeux]) et le Centre international des problèmes de jeux des jeunes et des comportements à haut risque de l’université McGill demandent aux loteries de soutenir la campagne de jeu responsable et d’aider à sensibiliser les gens sur les risques liés au jeu de loterie pour les mineurs pendant la période des fêtes. EL appuie fièrement cette campagne avec WLA et NASPL.

Des recherches montrant que les expériences de jeux pendant l’enfance, y compris celles avec des produits de loterie, peuvent être un facteur de risque pour des problèmes de jeu plus tard dans la vie, ont incité l’université McGill et le Conseil national sur les problèmes liés aux jeux des États-Unis (National Council on Problem Gambling, NCPG) à joindre leurs forces lors du lancement de la campagne pour des jeux de loterie responsables pendant les fêtes.

Les participants de la campagne 2019 comprennent plusieurs membres d’EL :

Niveau de loterie 1 : Nederlandse Loterij (Loterie néerlandaise) et Ukrainian National Lottery (UNL).

Niveau de loterie 2 : Austrian Lotteries ; Hrvatska Lutrija d.o.o. et Ia loterie nationale d’Irlande.

EL appelle tous ses membres à rejoindre la campagne de l’année prochaine !

Le communiqué de presse est disponible ici

Español

Los billetes de lotería no son un juego de niños

Cada año, el NCPG (National Council on Problem Gambling [Consejo Nacional contra los Problemas con el Juego]) y el International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours (Centro Internacional para los Problemas con las Apuestas Juveniles y los Comportamientos de Alto Riesgo) en la Universidad de McGill piden a las loterías que respalden la campaña de juego responsable y ayuden a concienciar sobre los riesgos de que los menores jueguen a la lotería durante la temporada de vacaciones. EL apoya con orgullo esta campaña junto con la WLA y la NASPL.

Las investigaciones muestran que las experiencias tempranas con el juego en la infancia, incluidas aquellas con la lotería, pueden ser un factor de riesgo de sufrir problemas con el juego en el futuro; asimismo, la Universidad McGill y el U. S. National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) se unen a la causa con el lanzamiento de la campaña responsable de lotería de vacaciones.

Entre los participantes de la campaña de 2019 se encuentran varios miembros de EL:

Nivel 1 de lotería: Nederlandse Loterij (Lotería Holandesa) y Ukrainian National Lottery (UNL, [Lotería Nacional Ucraniana]).

Nivel 2 de lotería: Loterías austriacas; Hrvatska Lutrija d.o.o. e Ireland's National Lottery (Lotería Nacional Irlandesa).

EL anima a todos los miembros a que se unan a la campaña del año que viene.

El comunicado de prensa está disponible aquí

Deutsch

Glücksspiele sind kein Kinderspielzeug

Alljährlich bitten die NCPG und das International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors der McGill University Lotteriebetreiber um ihre Mitwirkung bei der Kampagne für ein verantwortungsbewusstes Glücksspiel und bei der Schärfung des Bewusstseins für die Risiken, die damit einhergehen, wenn Minderjährige Glücksspiele spielen. EL ist stolz darauf, diese Kampagne gemeinsam mit WLA und NASPL unterstützen zu können.

Forschungen haben ergeben, dass Erfahrungen mit Glücksspielen im frühen Kindesalter, unter anderem mit Lotterieprodukten, ein Risikofaktor für Glücksspielprobleme im späteren Leben sein können. Die McGill University und der US-amerikanische National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) haben darum ihre Kräfte gebündelt, um während der Weihnachtszeit ihre Kampagne für ein verantwortungsbewusstes Glückspiel zu starten: die „Responsible Gambling Holiday Lottery Campaign“.

Zu den Teilnehmern der Kampagne 2019 zählen auch mehrere EL-Mitglieder:

Lotteriebetreiber Stufe 1: Nederlandse Loterij (niederländische Lotterie) und Ukrainian National Lottery (ukrainische Lotterie UNL).

Lotteriebetreiber Stufe 2: Österreichische Lotterien, Hrvatska Lutrija d.o.o. und die National Lottery Irlands.

Die EL ruft alle Mitglieder dazu auf, sich im nächsten Jahr an der Kampagne zu beteiligen!

Die Pressemitteilung ist hier verfügbar

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