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Consumer driven innovations

Jana Smejcova, Kantar   Millennials, Gen Xers and Boomers Differences in consumer behaviour in the sector are evident between “Millennials, Gen Xers and Boomers”. According to Kantar’s research, the good news for Lotteries is that Millennials are playing games of chance more regularly than previous generations. When asked if they had played any game of chance in the past year, 69%...

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EU: CEN TF456 standardisation online gambling commences its work and EL participates in discussions on illegal platforms and Subsidiarity

In April 2018, following long consultations with stakeholders, the European Commission mandated the European Standardisation Committee CEN to draft a standard for a list of criteria for reporting to the regulators for online gambling. The future standard is to “determine core data for reporting purposes that could be common across the Member States.” The future standard will be voluntary for M...

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Sport 4 Life UK received the EL Sport Award 2018

Olli Sarakoski, President & CEO of Veikkaus Oy handing the EL Sport Award 2018 to Jack Skinner and Matthew Forsyth from Sport 4 Life UK The first EL Sport Award, along with a check for 5000 euro to invest in their activities, was handed last 8 June 2017, during the EL Congress in Krakow, for the project Sports United by the sports club ESV Neuaubing (Germany). In occasion of the upcoming new...

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European Lotteries launches new European Lotteries Corporate University

Following a review of the requirements in this area EL is presenting a new 3-module European Lottery Corporate University (ELCU). Designed for various levels of participants, three separate modules will eventually  provide appropriate course content for EL Member staff and EL Supplier/Partner staff in Europe and Internationally. The content would also be very useful and attractive for staff of na...

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