Gambling sectors

Key information for the lotteries sector

  • Promoting lotteries

    The rules surrounding the promotion of lotteries.

  • External lottery managers

    Registered societies and local authorities may employ an external lottery manager (ELM) to run all or part of their lotteries. ELMs must be licensed by the Gambling Commission.

  • Test houses

    The Gambling Commission publishes a list of test houses that are approved to test compliance against our technical standards and requirements. The following pages set out the relevant testing requirements.

  • The compliance process

    We have published an information document called the Compliance process, risk modelling system and annual visit programme - August 2007 which sets out how we carry out compliance visits.

  • Gambling advertising rules and regulations

  • National occupational standards

    Occupational standards for the gambling industry - minimum standards for those developing in-house and external training courses for their staff.

  • Publications, guidance, and advice the lotteries sector

    A list of publications, guidance, and advice relevant for the lotteries sector.