WLA Responsible Gaming Awards

The WLA Responsible Gaming Awards were presented by Henry Chan, Member of the WLA Responsible Gaming Independent Assessment Panel.

Best Flagship Award for Level 4

The Best Flagship Award for Level 4 went to Singapore Pools

Best Overall Responsible Gaming Program

The Best Overall Responsible Gaming Program went to The Lottery Corporation, Australia.

WLA Advertising Awards

The WLA Advertising Awards were announced during a ceremony on the final day by WLA President Rebecca Paul. The categories and winners included:

Category 1 – Best Product Advertising broadcast on TV/cinema

(numbers games, sports betting and instant games)

Winner: Austrian Lotteries – “Valet Parking”

Category 2 – Best New Media Advertising

(ads created for distribution via Internet, social media, e-mail, mobile phones etc.)

Winner: Loto-Quebec – “Play locally legally securely”

Category 3 – Best Corporate Advertising

TV/cinema ads that profile the organization

Winner: The Lottery Corporation – “A Lott More To Play For”

Category 4 – Best Responsible Gaming Advertising

Advertisements that best convey a message of responsible or low-risk gambling or raise awareness of problem gambling or treatment resources.

Winner: Française des Jeux – “Darts”

The WLS 2022 Best of the best Advertising Awards winner was announced during the closing dinner by WLA and NASPL Presidents. The WLA Advertising Awards winner Austrian Lotteries won for its entry “Valet Parking”.

Also in the race was The Texas Lottery Commission which received the NASPL top award, the Best of the Batch Award, during the 2022 World Lottery Summit.

WLA Guy Simonis Lifetime Achievement Award

WLA Secretary General Lynne Roiter became the 11th recipient of the WLA Guy Simonis Lifetime Achievement Award, also presented during the closing dinner, for her steadfast commitment and outstanding contribution to the lottery industry for over three decades.

More coverage and photos to follow.