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Tatts Group fights back on lotteries raid

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Due to legislation coming into effect in 2019, we can no longer offer lottery betting and as such some content may no longer be relevant.

Lotteries giant Tatts Group and state governments have hit back at an audacious plan hatched by a Gibraltar-based gambling operator to muscle in on billions of dollars of prized lottery revenues.

Lottoland hopes to start cashing in on the millions of Australians who buy a weekly Lotto ticket by offering punters the chance to bet on the outcome of the draw online while also giving them access to a slew of other lottery products worldwide including Thursday’s $US1.5 billion ($2.2 billion) Powerball draw in the US.

Tatts, which runs every state and territory lottery apart from Western Australia’s, appears to be taking the threat seriously with sources close to the company revealing it had sent a letter to Lottoland questioning its legal and intellectual property rights.

Read full article: Sydney Morning Herald, 15 Jan 2016

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