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ALNA and LRA merge to strengthen newsagents and lottery retailers

The Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association (ALNA) and the Lottery Retailers Association (LRA) have merged to become the only ACCC-authorised national body representing all newsagents, distributors and lottery retailers in every state and territory. This is expected to unite the industry and give an even stronger and broader representative to …

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ALNA calls for fairness from lotteries market

The Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association (ALNA) is continuing to call for fairness for newsagents and for lottery suppliers to take their responsibilities and relationship with newsagents seriously. Just as ALNA has campaigned for the soon-to-be-passed amendment to the Interactive Gambling Act (meaning the banning of betting on lottery outcomes), …

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Lottoland proposes newsagent-partnership model

Lottoland Australia has proposed what it says would be a world-first partnership model with newsagents, offering benefits from its 600,000-customer base. Under the proposed deal, when registering with Lottoland, customers would be asked to select their local newsagent. Those newsagents that opt in to the model would, according to Lottoland, …

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Immediate changes needed to end lotto betting in Australia

Tatts Group has launched a national campaign against lotto betting by bookmakers like Lottoland, echoing the concerns held by thousands of small businesses along with many government representatives. Lotto bets (synthetic lotto), like Lottoland, Planet Lottery, and other new entrants, are different to official regulated lottery draws. They are online-only …

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Newsagents say sport lottery may dent hospital funding

The Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association (ALNA) has warned that a proposed national lottery to fund athletes could be at the expense of funding for hospitals, schools, and infrastructure. Every year, lotteries deliver $1.6 billion through lottery taxes to state and territory governments, supporting a range of public uses. As part …

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