Nederlandse Loterij Report Result and Contribution Increased Again in 2019

April 25, 2020 | Lottery News

RIJSWIJK, Netherlands  — Nederlandse Loterij saw its turnover, result and remittance increase again in 2019. Total turnover amounts to 1,314.6 million euros. That is an increase of 12% compared to 2018. The prize money paid to the players of the Dutch Lottery has risen to 894.7 million euros, including gambling tax. In 2018 this was 775 million euros. It is also good news for Dutch sports and charities, as they receive a substantial part of the result of Dutch Lottery in the form of the payment.

Total payment of 173.1 million

Besides  the distribution  of prize money, g ate  almost the entire result  of Dutch Lottery  in the form of remittance  to  the  Dutch sports through NOC * NSF,  to 18 charities in the areas of health, exercise and wellness and to Dutch society through the Ministry of Finance.

In 2019, this contribution increased to 173.1 million euros. This amount is distributed to the shareholders:

  • NOC * NSF receives € 46.4 million
  • 18 charities received collectively 17.6 million
  • The Dutch State receives 109.1 million euros

In 2018, the payment to the shareholders was 161.2 million.

Proud of our contribution

Niels Onkenhout, CEO of the Dutch Lottery says: “Annually, almost the entire result of the Dutch Lottery goes to Dutch sports, charities and to society through the Ministry of Finance. Our employees, retailers and other partners are committed daily to the annual contribution allow. We are proud that we can return more than 173 million euros in 2019 in the form of this payment.”

Source: Nederlandse Loterij.

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