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The National Lottery Authority was established by an Act of the Legislature on March 6, 2015, to regulate all games of chance within the Republic of Liberia. These comprise but are not limited to the following.

Setting Standards

We set guidelines, and rules for the operation of national lottery in Liberia, to promote transparency, propriety, and integrity.

Protection of Players

We ensure the protection of the interest of Lottery Industry Stakeholders, the Public and Lottery Players.

Vetting of Lottery License Applicants:

We undertake regular checks on lottery license applicants, license holders and permit holders as scheduled by the (b) of the National Lottery Regulations 001.002 and 003, which gives us an unfettered authority to inquire and/or verify any information given by an applicant with any government, quasi-government, body, or agency in Nigeria and/or overseas.

Licensing of Lottery Operations

We make recommendations to the Vice President’s office and Board of Directors for the grant of license/permit to eligible applicants. As provided for in the National Lottery Act of 2014, and the National Lottery Regulation 001,002 and 003.

Overseeing Statutory Remittances to the Trust Fund:

We ensure that all licensed lottery operators make their statutory remittance to the Lottery Trust Fund established under section 35 as required by section 24 of the National Lottery Act 2014.

Information on Lottery Business Opportunities:

We provide enormous education on the vast investment opportunities in the lottery industry that are still waiting to be tapped.

Independent Verification of Winners:

We verify through our Monitoring and Evaluation Department, embark on verification exercise to ensure that Lottery Operators, Sport Betting and Casinos duly comply with section …… of the National Lottery Act 2015 and section … of the National Lottery Regulation …. which requires that all lottery prize winners get their claims from ………….

Arbitrate on Disputes Between Players and Operators:

We amicably resolve petitions and complaints by investigating and arbitrating disputes between players and operators when the need arises, to ensure no one is shot changed.

Collaboration with Enforcement Agencies:

We collaborate with law enforcement agencies and sister regulatory bodies as provided for in section…… of the National Lottery Regulation 2015, in sanitizing the lottery industry. They include LNP, LRA, LBR etc.

Clamp down on Illegal Operators:

We, in collaboration with the Law Enforcement Agencies halts and prosecute illegal lottery operators, as well as seal off their premises, where and when necessary.

Vetting of Lottery, Sport Betting and Casinos Adverts:

We evaluate Sport Betting and Lottery Marketing, Communication, Advertising, Promotion and Operations, especially to ensure that they comply with NLA Code of Practice as prescribed by the NLA 2015 Regulation and Resolutions 001, 002, 003 respectively.

Enlightenment Campaign:

We embark on lots of enlightenment campaigns to reduce the high level of ignorance, negative stereotypes, misconceptions and misleading information about lottery and its industry.