The World Lottery Association (WLA) represents the interests of 150 state-authorized lotteries worldwide. Its members, which include 150 state-authorized lotteries, sports betting operators, and suppliers to the gaming industry, raise more than USD 1.3 trillion for good causes. Members are united by a common goal to promote responsible gaming and social responsibility. Each member organization is committed to upholding the highest standards. Below are some of the benefits of becoming a member of the WLA.
The WLA’s responsibility towards responsible gaming is reflected in the association’s principles. WLA members must adopt the WLA Responsible Gaming Framework and must implement it in accordance with the principles. It must also create a budget and timetable for implementation. The WLA continuously improves its RG programs to help its members operate responsibly. Its members are required to adhere to the principles of the WLA and strive to improve their products and services.
The Macolin Convention is an international lottery agreement that provides legislative means to combat illegal betting and protects the integrity of sports. It also provides practical tools to fight unfair competition. Through the Macolin Convention, national lotteries can be part of an international surveillance network, improving player safety and fair competition. A World Lottery Association member lotteries can share their data with any other member. This way, the WLA can make informed decisions and act quickly to prevent illegal betting.