The World Lottery Association
Serving the lottery industry worldwide

State Lotteries

The WLA serves the interests of more than 150 state-authorized lotteries worldwide; helping them in their efforts to raise money for good causes.



The WLA spans six continents serving lotteries, sports betting operators, and suppliers to the gaming industry, in 80 countries and territories.

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Good Causes

WLA member lotteries contributed almost USD 80 billion to fund good causes in FY 2021. Since 1999, WLA member lotteries have raised an estimated total of USD 1.5 trillion to fund good causes.


The World Lottery Association

The World Lottery Association (WLA) is an international, member-based organization of state-authorized lotteries, sports betting operators, and suppliers to the global lottery industry. Our mission is to advance the collective interests of our members and to facilitate their development through the provision of lottery and betting related services.

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08 February 2023
WLA/EL Marketing seminar: Lotteries in turbulent times: Opportunities in time of crisis


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