NLA Licenses Lotto Operators

The National Lottery Authority, NLA signs a contract with some 12 Private Lotto Operators (PLOs) to operate under its umbrella.

The contract is valid for one year and is expected to run from 1st January 2022 to 31st December 2022.

PLOs who operate the 5/90 Game under the National Lotto Act 2006 (Act 722) would pay of GHS 1,500,000 while those who operate under Veterans Administration (VAG) Act 2012 (Act 844) would pay of GHS 500, 000. Those who operate both will pay of GHS 2,000,000.

Additionally PLOs operating under Act 722 are required to pay GHS 100,000 in support of the NLA’s Good Causes Foundation and those operating under Act 844 will pay GHS 50,000. NLA will issue them with ID Cards and Point of Sale Terminals to facilitate their work. 

The Director-General of the NLA, Mr. Samuel Awuku, who presented the contract to the lotto operators in the presence of the Board of Directors said the move is part of lined up programmes to streamline the operations of lotto in Ghana.

“This is good news for us at NLA, at least it will help bring sanity into the lotto industry, we hope that as times goes on others will join and regularize their operations.”

“Beginning next week, the NLA will enforce the provisions in the Act 722 and Act 844. If you are operating illegally, you not supposed to operate. The taskforce will be on the lookout and confiscate equipment and items and hand you over to the police,”. He reiterated

He added “Manufacturing, distributing, selling or retailing lotto products and services without authorization from the National Lottery Authority are unlawful under Act 722 and L.I. 1948 and the law will be enforced”

The Board Chairman of the National Lottery Authority and member of the Council of State, His Eminence, Torgbui Francis Nyonyo congratulated the Private Lotto Operators for receiving their licenses to operate legally.  He asked them to abide by the dictates of the contract and assured them that the Board of Directors will look at ways to improve on the benefits when their contract is due for renewal.
The List of operators under Act 722
Zacdow Company Limited
Glovita Lottery Limited
Zinbax Construction Limited
From Home Company Limited
Miwo Kakra Yebedi Nti y Limited
Accurate Giant Limited
Wulucky Ghana Limited
Sadaco Hope Lottery Ghana Limited
The List of operators under Act 844
Obiri Asare and Sons Limited
From Home Company Limited
Fortune Synergy Limited
Wulucky Ghana Limited


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