The WLA has been doing its part in the fight to keep sports fair, honest, and transparent. Despite the efforts of sports organizations to promote good governance, the world of sports continues to experience problems with corruption.
GLMS is pleased to share our 2021 Third Quarter Monitoring & Intelligence Report, in which you will find key facts and figures from GLMS' monitoring and intelligence work over the 3rd Quarter, in service of our members and partners, including alerts and notifications, integrity reports and reasons for triggering alerts across various sports.
The National Council on Problem Gambling in Washington, D.C. and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University invite lotteries to participate in our annual campaign that encourages adults not to give children lottery tickets as gifts. For the last several years, 100% of American and Canadian lotteries have participated in this dynamic Campaign with a growing number of international lotteries joining as well. We look forward to welcoming new World Lottery Association members to the Campaign!
A two-year gambling study has revealed more Australians than ever are reaching for their phone to have a punt, with the number of online gamblers doubling in the past decade.
Nominations for the annual Arch L. Gleason Award for Responsible Gambling Leadership now are being accepted by the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling (KYCPG). The Gleason Award honors gambling industry executives for commitment to and leadership of responsible gambling actions in their business and with their industry.
GLMS is pleased to share the 2021 Mid-term Monitoring & Intelligence Report. GLMS has had a busy first six months of 2021, from education to policy-making, engaging with our members and monitoring to maintain sport integrity. We are delighted to share several activities in which our Individual lottery members as well as our associate and regulating members and GLMS have participated, enhancing the quality of sports betting and especially facilitating the prevention, detection and monitoring of sports integrity.
JOHNSTON, Iowa, July 1, 2021 – The Board of Directors of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) re-elected Sarah M. Taylor, executive director of the Hoosier Lottery, to lead as Board President for Fiscal Year 2022. Taylor has served as MUSL Board President since July 2020 and prior to that role served as Board Vice President.
At the most recent meeting of the WLA Executive Committee, held via teleconferencing on Thursday, June 24, 2021, the WLA provisionally accepted three new Regular Members and accepted three new Associate Members.
Ludovico Calvi (Lottomatica) re-appointed President during online GLMS General Assembly on 17 June 2021
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Yvonne Schnyder, former General Secretary of the WLA. She died on May 6, 2021 at the age of 78 at her home in Bottmingen, Switzerland. Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Werner Schnyder, who passed away in September 2020.