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NLA applauds resumption of betting games

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The Management of the National Lottery Authority (NLA) welcomes President George MannehWeah’s recent decision to reopen the Gaming Sector, which includes: casinos, sports betting institutions and slot machines effective June 21, 2020 in adherence to required health protocols to prevent further spread of COVID-19. The NLA strongly believes, the President’s decision is meant to resuscitate the economy has been further devastated by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

In a press release issued in Monrovia over the weekend, as the Gaming Sector here gears up to resume operations, the National Lottery Authority says it has stepped up its fight against Money Laundering and financing of terroristic activities with commitment to ensuring national and global peace and security.

To ensure transparency and responsible gaming, NLA is creating a fully effective national framework to coordinate responses and enhance detection of sport manipulations and related corruption in the sector.

Meanwhile, the entity warns institutions and individuals in the constant business of conducting raffle draws or promotional games without acquiring legal permits to desist or risk imposition of fines in keeping with Section 4.1 of the gaming regulation. Press Release

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