Austrian Lotteries designated that this may be a voluntarily self-predicament measure, which is likewise the case with the over-16s age restriction this is nevertheless presently in force.
The new age restriction way that the ones below the age of 18 will now no longer be allowed to take part in lottery games, together with the EuroMillions, or purchase scratch-off or postal tickets.
Austrian Lotteries additionally said that lottery shops will nevertheless be obliged to perform ID exams on clients if necessary.
The age restriction upward thrust will take impact from 10 July 2023.
Last week, Bundesministerium Finanzen, Austria’s monetary police surpassed out €492,000 (£424,915/$525,119) in fines for unlawful playing sports that passed off throughout the primary region of the year.