“This year too, Germans were able to escape everyday life, dream or even find happiness with our safe, responsible lottery products. We were able to distribute around €4.0 billion in winnings across all types of games. The high winnings usually receive the most media attention. But we are experiencing the joy that even the many smaller winnings bring to game participants nationwide,” says Axel Holthaus, managing director of LOTTO Niedersachsen, the company currently in charge of the DLTB.
“Giving back to communities statewide in support of a better quality of life for all Arizonans is at the heart of the Lottery’s mission,” said Arizona Lottery CEO Alec Thomson. “Lottery revenue provides vital funding for programs and services that help some of our state’s most vulnerable populations, including Arizonans experiencing poverty and homelessness.”
Helene Keeley, Director of the Delaware Lottery, said "We knew that we needed to move forward. We knew that the competition from the other states was growing, and we needed to go online and we needed to launch as quickly as possible. We deferred to the [legislative] working group but then we had to make an executive decision," Keeley stated.
“What an incredible beginning to the New Year for Powerball!” said Drew Svitko, Powerball Product Group Chair and Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director. “In addition to our big jackpot winner, there are hundreds of good causes supported by U.S. lotteries that will receive further funding from this jackpot run. Thank you to our players for making this possible! Happy New Year!”
The immensely popular lottery will distribute a total of 2.6 billion euros in prizes this year, much of it in small winnings. Street and bar celebrations normally break out, with winners uncorking bottles of sparkling wine and singing and dancing. The event is televised nationally from Madrid's Teatro Real opera house.
“In response to the many requests from Lottery players in the eastern panhandle of the state, we are excited with this news,” Lottery Director John Myers said. “We want to thank Penn Entertainment for their willingness to partner with us to better serve our traditional Lottery players in those counties by providing them with a place they can cash winning tickets up to $5,000.”
"Thank you to Iowa Lottery players, retail partners, and the Lottery's hard-working team, who all contributed to producing a record year of sales and proceeds for the good causes in Iowa that rely on lottery sales," said Iowa Lottery CEO Matt Strawn.
“We have achieved the results we anticipated for the first six months of fiscal 2023–2024, despite an economic climate that is putting pressure on Quebecers’ pocketbooks. We’re maintaining the focus on our objectives,” said PRESIDENT AND CEO, Jean-François Bergeron. "We believe it’s important to keep modernizing our offerings in a responsible manner, as always.” “We also unveiled our 2023–2028 Corporate Social Responsibility Plan. It demonstrates our commitment to balancing the commercial and social aspects of our mission to make a positive contribution to the community.”
The NY Lottery continues to be North America's largest and most profitable lottery program, earning more than $82.38 billion in education support statewide since its founding more than 50 years ago. In the fiscal year 2022-2023, the Lottery’s traditional games contributed $2.67 billion to support education in New York State. Read the RFI here