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DLTB annual balance sheet: 105 new lottery millionaires and 2.8 billion euros to promote the common good
But illegal online offers and black lotteries threaten the common good gambling
The luck was also 2017 left. The 16 state lottery companies in the German Lotto and Totoblock (DLTB) have paid around 3.5 billion euros in 2017 as winnings to the game participants. In addition, about 2.8 billion euros went to the common good: as lottery tax to the state budget and as a subsidy for social projects, sports, culture, monuments and environmental protection.
The stakes of the German Lotto and Totoblocks in 2017 totaled 7.05 billion euros. The stakes went down to the very successful with 7.31 billion euros last year by 3.6%.
The leaders of the DLTB, Michael Heinrich and Torsten Meinberg, mention two reasons for this: