State becomes monopolist on lottery games in Bulgaria

| updated on 2/18/20 4:37 PM
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The State Gazette has promulgated today amendments to Bulgaria's Gambling Act that put an end to private lotteries, the Bulgarian News Agency BTA reports. The amendments tabled by the leader of the National Fund for the Salvation of Bulgaria (NFSB)  Valery Simeonov were approved by parliament on 7 February. With this, the distribution and sale of lottery tickets, slips, coupons and others by organizers other than the Bulgarian Sports Totalizer has been banned. Changes come in force in three days.

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