The World Lottery Association, or WLA, is the global professional association for state lottery organizations. Members include gaming organizations from over 80 countries and many associate members from the supplier industry. Collectively, these member organizations generate revenues in excess of $250 billion per year. In addition to ensuring responsible and socially responsible gaming practices, they also contribute to charities and good causes. The WLA is a member of the International Association of Lotteries and Gaming Associations (IAGL).
The World Lottery Association represents the interests of 150 state-authorized lotteries around the world. The association serves lottery operators, suppliers and sports betting operators, as well as lottery software developers. Its members collectively raised over USD 86 billion in good causes in 2019 alone. Over one trillion dollars in revenue has been raised since WLA’s founding in 1999. EveryMatrix has joined the WLA as an Associate Member.
WLA membership is open to state-regulated lotteries, lottery operators, suppliers to the lottery and sports betting sectors. WLA membership offers many benefits, including preferential rates at the annual World Lottery Summit and exclusive access to the WLA Data compendium, the world’s leading research report. In addition to that, members also receive free WLA publications. During the conference, you can learn about the latest industry trends. The WLA has a wealth of resources to help you improve your business.
The WLA publishes an annual report, the Year in Review. The Year in Review provides a comprehensive review of WLA activities. The WLA is committed to transparency and accountability and releases documents related to biennial general meetings and statutory auditor reports. Besides advancing the interests of its members, the WLA also promotes its mission. By providing documentation, the WLA helps the lottery industry make informed decisions about how it should operate.