The World Lottery Association (WLA) is a non-profit, member-based organization of state-authorized lottery and gaming organizations and suppliers to the lottery industry. The WLA represents the interests of, and provides services to, more than 150 state-authorized lottery organizations and 70 suppliers to the lottery and sports betting industry from around the globe. Member revenues are in excess of USD 250 billion, with all lottery members contributing the majority of their net revenues to good causes. With WLA lottery and supplier members coming from over 80 countries across all five continents, the association has four official languages: English, Spanish, French, and German.
For its head office in Basel, Switzerland, the WLA is seeking a young professional for our equally named program, to support one of the organization’s data gathering projects as a
Membership relations assistant (100%, 18 months)
Lotteries make modest start to 2017; growth in Asia Pacific / Latin America offset by lower sales in North America.
Lotteries worldwide got off to a modest start to 2017, with reporting lotteries eking out a first-quarter on first-quarter aggregate increase in sales of 0.9%. Solid performances in the Asia Pacific and Latin American markets were counterbalanced by a marked decrease in sales in North America, where, in comparison to the first quarter of 2016 – which saw the record-breaking USD 1.6 billion Powerball draw of January 2016 – the absence of a strong driver of growth was missed.
The Lottery Holiday Campaign is a corporate social responsibility program designed for lotteries and spearheaded by Washington, D.C.-based National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at Canada’s McGill University in Montreal.
Lausanne, June 12, 2017 – At the recent General Meeting (GM) of the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), which took place on Thursday 8 June in Krakow, Poland, the new GLMS Executive Committee took office.
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