Association & Sector News

Preparations underway for EL Industry Days 2020

With growing challenges for the lottery sector in the years to come, the 2020 EL Industry Days is a call to all lottery professionals to look at a sustainable lottery model for the future. The chosen theme will provide food for thought to regulators, policy makers and industry stakeholders to ‘’future proof’’ the lottery sector. Keynotes will be given by respected speakers in the field of...

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New EL CSR guidelines published

EL and its members are committed to generating the best for the benefit of society in accordance to national laws and regulations. This commitment goes further than Responsible Gaming, as a core value, and must include CSR as a broader perspective. With this in mind, EL has over the past years developed a set of comprehensive Guidelines aimed to broaden and strengthen the commitments of lotteries...

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Interview with GLMS General Secretary and Deputy General Secretary – “Reflecting on a successful year for Sport Integrity”

Looking back at an eventful year, what has been the greatest achievement for GLMS? GLMS General Secretary Giancarlo Sergi General Secretary Giancarlo Sergi (GS): During 2019 GLMS has a lot of achievements to look back on. We are indeed proud of many of our activities. Some of the biggest highlights included new members joining the Alliance to support our important work, the decision to ope...

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EL at first-ever Responsibility in Gaming Conference

Translating the latest insight on problem gambling and looking at the neurological effects seen in the brains of people with a gambling disorder was a core focus on the Conference, together with the discussion around what regulators know and do about it. The first day focused on Artificial Intelligence and regulatory aspects, while the second day included presentations and interviews with industry...

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OECD takes next steps in reaching global consensus on digital taxation

In May 2019, the OECD agreed a Programme of Work for Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digitalisation of the Economy. This Programme is divided into two pillars: Pillar One (“Unified Approach”) addressing the allocation of taxing rights between jurisdictions and considering various proposals for new profit allocation and nexus rules. Pillar Two ("Global Anti-Base Erosion” or “...

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