Tribute was paid to Guy Simonis on the closing night of WLS 2022. WLA President Rebecca Paul looked back at the life of the founding father of the WLA, who sadly passed away on 5 October at the age of 91, and recognized a career dedicated to the development of the global lottery industry.
Ensuring responsible gaming (RG) is at the core of the lotteries. This article describes the initiatives and activities that won WLA members from Singapore and Australia awards for achieving the highest level of WLA RG certification.
The PGRI Lottery Industry Hall of Fame recognizes those who endeavor to promote excellence and integrity. We learn how WLA Executive Director, Luca Esposito has contributed significantly to building the success of lotteries worldwide and received this award.
These are some of the themes covered in this issue.