How would you feel if won a billion dollars? Try and imagine, because someone in California has just won USD 2.04 billion in the Powerball after purchasing the ticket, according to the California Lottery. The sum is staggering and no doubt lifechanging.
On the last day of the World Lottery Summit 2022 in Vancouver, winners were announced for the different awards.
The next World Lottery Summit – WLS 2024 – will be held in Paris, France from Oct 21-24, 2024.
On the closing evening of the World Lottery Summit (WLS 2022) in Vancouver, the World Lottery Association (WLA) President, Rebecca Paul paid tribute to Guy Simonis, the founding father of the WLA, who passed away on 5 October at the age of 91.
The WLA elected its new Executive Committee during its General Assembly on 19 October, which took place during the World Lottery Summit in Vancouver, Canada.
The Asia Pacific Lottery Association’s (APLA) Regional Conference on the theme of Innovation in a post COVID world concluded in Singapore on 8 September.
Successful lotteries and sports betting operators rely on the public to trust in the security and integrity of their operations, services and products.
The 12th Meeting of the INTERPOL Match-Fixing Task Force (IMFTF) hosted by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of the Interior from May 10-12, attracted participants from over 50 countries, united in the global fight against sports competition manipulation.
The diverse nature of physical and digital lottery products and management systems means that lottery operators must be ready to handle any issues that could occur at retail sales points and with online apps and platforms, to ensure that their employees and operations systems continue to maintain optimal service to customers.
The growing problem of sports manipulation is linked to fraud and corruption. Complex and often transnational, the fight against it requires a united effort from members of the sports, law enforcement and lotteries and sports betting communities, to continue to maintain sports integrity.