In May 2004, LILHCo was acquired by GTECH for
approximately $40 million. Founded in 1994, Leeward Islands Lottery Holding
Company (LILHCo) is a lottery operating company, headquartered on the Caribbean
islands of Antigua and St. Croix.
LILHCo holds long-term licenses to
operate lotteries in Antigua/Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Kitts/Nevis, St.
Maarten/Saba/St. Eustatius, and Turks & Caicos, and is the operator for
lotteries in Barbados, Bermuda, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Caribbean Lottery, the most popular lottery in the
Caribbean, and is the only multi-state, multi-currency lottery in the world
with games in U.S. Dollars, Eastern Caribbean Dollars, Barbados Dollars and
Netherlands Antilles Florin.
The Caribbean Lottery brand offers a large
regional Lotto jackpot game that can reach millions of U.S. dollars.
lottery offers a variety of online validated Instant Scratch Ticket games; the
popular fast draw Caribbean KENO game; the daily pairs Pick 3, Pick 4 games and
the daily Hot 5 game in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, St.
Kitts and Nevis, St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius, and the U.S. Virgin
Islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John.
In addition, POWERBALL and
POWER PLAY games are also offered and sold in the U.S. Virgin Islands of St.
Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.
LILHCo has lottery relationships with eight different
jurisdictions in the Caribbean market. Currently, LILHCo is the lottery
operator in four jurisdictions; the vendor in three; and is a Super Agent in
- Anguilla Caribbean Lottery (operator)
- Antigua and Barbuda/Antigua Caribbean Lottery
- St. Kitts and Nevis Caribbean Lottery (operator)
- St. Maarten Caribbean Lottery (operator)
- Barbados Cricket Association "BIG MATCH" Lottery
- U.S. Virgin Islands Caribbean Lottery (vendor)
- Turks and Caicos (vendor)
- Bermuda (Super Agent)