Tag Archives: European Lotteries (EL)

Arjan van ‘t Veer: Sports betting is an integral part of European Lotteries

Romana Girandon, European Lotteries: Company ethics makes ownership irrelevant

Despite heavy competition in many markets from the private sector, state-backed and affiliated lottery companies are no strangers to sports betting. In fact, the market contributes greatly to lotteries’ charitable contributions. This is what Arjan van ‘t Veer, Secretary General of the European Lotteries (EL), explained to SBC alongside newly elected President of the association Romana Girandon. Does EL value …

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Romana Girandon, European Lotteries: Company ethics makes ownership irrelevant

Romana Girandon, European Lotteries: Company ethics makes ownership irrelevant

Traditionally a state-operated area of pan-European gambling, the lottery sector has seen an influx of private companies taking over national lottery contracts and the good causes funding responsibilities that come with them. For Romana Girandon, newly elected President of the European Lotteries (EL) and CEO of Loterija Slovenije, sustainability and ethical standards should be the focal point for any business …

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Genius Sports latest betting industry player to end Russian activity

SBC News Genius Sports latest betting industry player to end Russian activity

Genius Sports has confirmed that it will no longer continue commercial operations in Russia and Belarus, as a result of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.  Russia’s unprovoked invasion of its western neighbour has prompted widespread international criticism, including from the public, political and business areas.  By calling an end to its Russian operations – as well as activities in Belarus, …

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