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SAZKA a.s.
Address: K Zizkovu 4 CZ-190 93 Praha 9
E-mail Address:
Phone: +420 2 66 122 651
Fax: +420 2 66 122 149
Population: 10.5 million
Lottery Director: Dr. Aleš HUŠÁK
Year Lottery Founded: 1956
Sales FY 2014:
Sales FY 2015:
Number of Employees: N/A
On-line Vendor: GTech
Instant Ticket Vendor: Scientific Games
Games Offered: Sportka 6/49, Lotto 5/40, Passive (Sance), Keno, Instants, Bingo and Sports Pools.
Beneficiaries: Sazka returns approx. 90% of profits to public organisations and funds.
Jurisdiction: Czech republic


Background Information


The joint-stock company SAZKA is the largest operator of betting games, number and instant lotteries in the territory of the Czech Republic. In compliance with its mission SAZKA, a.s., maximises funds in support of public goods, primarily in the area of Czech sports and physical education. Nine sport-oriented civic associations comprise the company's shareholders: Czech Sports Association, Czech Sokol Organization, Czech Association Sport for All, Autoclub of The Czech Republic, Association of Technical Sports and Activities of the Czech Republic, Czech Olympic Commitee, Czech Shooting Federation, Association of Sport Unions and Clubs of the Czech Republic, Orel.
SAZKA, a.s. is a regular member of World Lottery Association (WLA) and European State Lotteries and Toto Association (EL).


News Archive for CY2017
March 26, 2017 Sazka Enters the World of Online Betting
January 18, 2017 TI Claim Two Dozen Foreign Firms Offer Online Gambling in the Czech Republic Illegally

News Archive for CY2016
December 2016 New Czech Regulation on Gambling Will Enter Into Legal Force as of January 1, 2017
December 14, 2016 Government Plans to Launch Receipt Lottery in Mid-2017
September 15, 2016) Czech Lottery Firm Sazka Marking 60 Years of Existence
August 22, 2016 KKCG and EMMA Establish a Joint Lottery Company Sazka Group
April 15, 2016 Czech Republic Passes New Legislation on Gambling
January 27, 2016 Sazka Launch New Website

News Archive for CY2015
November 5, 2015 SazkaMobil Provides Service Bonuses with Lottery Tickets
September 19, 2015 Calls for a More Modest Tax Approach to Lottery
August 24, 2015 Sazka Objects to Operation of Internet Site Lottoland
May 14, 2015 Lottery Association Claims Industry is in Chaos

News Archive for CY2014
November 24, 2014 At the Core of Sazka, is the Lottery, with its ability to Innovate and Offer a Greater Portfolio of Games?
October 9, 2014 New Bill to Introduce Strict Gambling Regulation
Oct 9, 2014 Finance Ministry will present a New Bill on Gambling
Sept 24, 2014 Sazka Given Approval to Join EuroJackpot Lottery
Sept 3, 2014 SAZKA Backs Initiative to Get Children to be More Active
August 19, 2014 Sazka Net Profit Rose to 834 million
May 13, 2014 Lottery Looks to Higher Price Tickets but Increasing Prizes
April 7, 2014 Czech Lottery Players Still Waiting for a European Multijurisdictional lottery
March 27, 2014 Four European Lotteries Begin Selling Common Instant Ticket
(March 20, 2014 Lottery Association Concerned at Anti-Gambling Proponents Conflict-of-Interests
March 13, 2014 Four European Countries Combine for a Brand New Game Experience for Players
February 21, 2014 Lottery Terminals May No Longer be Used to Issue O2 Arena Tickets
February 18, 2014 Sazka Returns to Financing Sport
February 14, 2014 SAZKA Launch Mobile Operator SAZKAmobil
January 31, 2014 Its 25 Years Since the First Scratch-Card was Introduced in Czech Republic
January 28, 2014 Scratch Ticket Sales are Growing by Tens Of Percent
January 21, 2014 Sazka to list bets on the Oscars
January 16, 2014 Association Calls for Deferment of New City Centre Lottery Regulations
January 16, 2014 Loterie Korunka Has Increased Its Turnover to 330 Million


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