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German Lotto Bloc

The German Lotto Bloc has sixteen member states with a total population of 81 million. The bloc offers a 6/49 Lotto game with a probability of nearly 1 in 14 million. German Lotto Bloc sales last year were approximately US$7 billion, which represented 82% of the total lottery sales ($8.4 billion) of the 16 member states. A summary of the German Lotto Bloc. can be seen in the following table:

Number of member states Game Launched Population Games offered
16 1973 81,000,000 Lotto
Game matrix Game probability Matrix/pop ratio Lotto Bloc sales (in US$m)
6/49 13,983,816 5.8 $6,923.4

An analysis of individual German Lotto Bloc. members can be seen in the following table:

Member Lotteries Pop Total lottery sales US$ m Lotto Bloc sales % of Lottery sales
S.-Toto, Stuggart 10.3 $1,181.7 $967.4 81.87%
S-Lotterie (Bavaria) 11.9 $1,340.1 $1,046.0 78.05%
D. Klassenlotterie 3.5 $378.6 $325.9 86.08%
Bremer Toto 0.7 $72.5 $60.2 83.03%
Nwest Lotto, Kiel 2.7 $312.9 $257.0 82.13%
Lotterie Treuhand 6.0 $707.6 $592.1 83.68%
Niedersacher Fuss. 7.5 $802.1 $665.2 82.93%
Verwaltung. Lotto 1.8 $72.6 $56.0 77.13%
Westdeutsche Lot. 17.8 $2,089.2 $1,745.6 83.55%
S.-Toto, Koblenz 3.9 $480.9 $394.6 82.05%
Saarland Sporttoto 1.1 $138.7 $111.1 80.10%
N. Lotto, Hamburg 1.7 $260.7 $223.9 85.88%
Sachsen, Magdeburg 2.8 $135.0 $105.8 78.37%
Sachsische, Leipzig 4.6 $232.6 $190.9 82.07%
Lotto, Potsdam 2.5 $118.5 $93.8 79.16%
L. Treuhand, Suhl 2.5 $109.9 $87.9 79.98%
TOTALS 81 $8,433.6 $6,923.4 82.09%

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