A Good Year for Norsk Tipping

April 9, 2022 | Lottery News

NORWAY (April 5, 2022) — The year 2021 was marked by increasingly strong measures to strengthen the prevention of gambling problems. Nevertheless, good customer numbers and efficient operations gave greater profits to the purposes.

On Tuesday, Norsk Tipping’s general meeting approved the accounts and annual report for 2021. The profit for socially beneficial purposes ended at NOK 6286 million.

The sports games have gained significantly more customers, following extensive product development and renewal of the offer. The online casino games have also experienced great growth, a growth the company must be on guard for:

“At the same time as our mission is to channel the need for gambling in society to Norsk Tipping’s games, we do not want to recruit players for risk games. Finding the right balance is a high priority in 2022. It is important that as many customers as possible choose lotteries, scratch cards and other games with low risk, while those who want to play online casino find what they are looking for at Norsk Tipping,” says CEO. dir. Åsne Havnelid.

In 2021, Norsk Tipping implemented several new measures to protect vulnerable players and increase the effect of accountability work. Halving the loss limits for the most risky games and better dialogue with risk players are two of the measures.

“Our most important task is to help reverse the growth in people with gambling problems. Our indicators indicate that a negative trend is now about to reverse, and that is very gratifying. We follow developments closely,” says Havnelid.

The profit for 2021 is distributed as below. This is the company’s highest profit ever.

  • Sports purposes 3294 mill.
  • Cultural purposes 926 mill.
  • Socially useful and humanitarian 926 mill.
  • Grassroots share 737 mill.
  • Health and rehab. purpose 352 mill.
  • The purpose of the bingo contractors 36 mill.
  • Measures against gambling addiction 17 mill.
  • A total of NOK 6,286 million

 “The profit from Norsk Tipping is a very important contribution to the wheels turning in voluntary Norway. Although the profit is not the most important goal of Norsk Tipping, it is a pleasure to see how the gambling funds benefit across the country,”says Havnelid.

Read Norsk Tipping’s annual report here:

SOURCE: Norsk Tipping.