The World Lottery Association
Serving the lottery industry worldwide

State Lotteries

The WLA serves the interests of more than 150 state-authorized lotteries worldwide; helping them in their efforts to raise money for good causes.



The WLA spans six continents serving lotteries, sports betting operators, and suppliers to the gaming industry, in 80 countries.

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Good Causes

WLA member lotteries contributed almost USD 86 billion to fund good causes in 2019. Since 1999, WLA member lotteries have raised an estimated total of USD 1.3 trillion to fund good causes.


The World Lottery Association

The World Lottery Association (WLA) is an international, member-based organization of state-authorized lotteries, sports betting operators, and suppliers to the global lottery industry. Our mission is to advance the collective interests of our members and to facilitate their development through the provision of lottery and betting related services.

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Upcoming Events

15 December 2021
WLA-EL Security Webinar
03 February 2022
Back to the future! Celebrating 20 years of lottery marketing success
16 May 2022
WLA-EL Sports Betting Seminar
16 October 2022
World Lottery Summit 2022


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The WLA affords its members a platform for sharing technological innovations, lottery industry intelligence, and leading-edge marketing concepts.

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