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Lottoland not letting up

Mark Fletcher
July 2nd, 2018 · 5 Comments

While what they sell has been outlawed from early 2019, that has not slowed Lottoland’s advertising. Their relentless pitch of online lottery related purchases is not good for over the counter lottery retailers.

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Category: Ethics · Lotteries · Social responsibility

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  • 1 Graeme Day // Jul 2, 2018 at 7:52 PM

    Lottoland can ignore the reality however they can’t ignore the consequences of reality.

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  • 2 Factory Worker // Jul 2, 2018 at 8:06 PM

    You can take this to the bank… Lottoland will survive and prosper.

    They don’t call Luke Brill, Brilliant Luke for nothing.

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  • 3 Bradley // Jul 2, 2018 at 10:31 PM

    This is exactly what I meant when I said that what we really need is a ban on all online gambling. Until that happens, believe me, Lottoland is going to be having a lot of high jackpots in the coming months and when the legislation kicks in, they’ll simply adapt. The legislation didn’t ban Lottoland, it banned betting on overseas lotteries and betting on keno.

    Some people say that Lottoland should pack up and leave but if you think about it from a business point of view, why should they?

    – They have 700,000 customers in Australia
    – A bet on the $600 million US Powerball jackpot costs $10 per line
    – Lottoland aims at problem gamblers because they have several lotteries you can bet on every day
    – Lottoland encourages these problem gamblers to spend more by having special jackpots (such as the $600 million US Powerball jackpot they’re having now) and by having specials (for example, they just sent an e-mail saying that if you buy 4 lines of MegaMillions then you get 1 free)

    Considering all of this, imagine how much money they must be making from Australians every week then you’ll understand why they aren’t going anywhere until there’s a ban on all online gambling.

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  • 4 Graeme Day // Jul 3, 2018 at 7:10 AM

    If Lottoland find a way to pay the Taxes they’ll find a way to stay.

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  • 5 Jonathan Wilson // Jul 13, 2018 at 9:10 AM

    The government shouldn’t have given these companies 6 months before the ban, it should have come in much sooner

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