Turkish National Lottery Administration (Milli Piyango)

Address (headquarters): Ziyabey Caddesi 1400. Sokak No: 1 06520 Balgat / ANKARA
Phone: 0 (312) 286 93 06
Fax: 0 (312) 286 97 88
E-Mail Address:
CEO: Muammer Colak
Year Lottery Founded: July 5, 1939
# Employees: 546
# Points of Sale: 15,412
Sales 2019: N/A
Products Offered: Classical Lottery, Digital Lottery, Instant Tickets

About Turkish National Lottery Administration (Milli Piyango)

Establishment (National Lottery Administration)

In the last years of the Ottoman State, the first unofficial lottery was organized by the “Navy Society”. The prizes of this lottery, which was organized for the purpose of supplying the warship, were the gifts given by the public.

Upon the interest of this arrangement, the first official lottery application, the winners of which were determined by lot, was started before the Republic in order to encourage the sale of the Eastern Şimendifers and Ergani Copper Enterprises bonds.

After the declaration of the Republic, with the Law No. 710, as of January 9, 1926, the right to organize and discover the lottery to be paid in cash was given to the “Turkish Airplane Society”.

With the aim of contributing to Turkish Air Force for 14 years under the name of “Airplane Lottery”, the lottery organized by the said association continued until the National Lottery Administration was established with the Law No. 3670 dated 5.7.1939.

The Law No. 3670 on the National Lottery Organization was abolished with the Decree No. 320, which came into force on 6.6.1988 in 1988, the mentioned Decree Law on the establishment and duties of the National Lottery Administration, with the lottery and digital lottery games outside the lottery. It also recognized the authority to organize lottery items. The win-win of these games started playing in July 1989 and the Numerical Lotto in November 1996.

Meanwhile, permitting non-cash sweepstakes and monitoring them and supervising the gambling games businesses are also included in the task and service area of ​​the National Lottery Administration,

Our Task

The duties of the National Lottery administration, established by the law numbered 3670, are determined by decree law no. 320. Accordingly, printing the lottery tickets, preparing the lottery, numerical lottery, chance ball, number ten, instant-win plans, applying these games and distributing their bonuses are among the duties of the lottery administration. In addition, with this law, it is the duty of the lottery administration to control all kinds of lottery games of chance and the authority to organize games such as common betting. Lottery may additionally represent Turkey in international organizations and enter into partnerships with them has the authority to cooperate with (*)

In short, whether represented Turkey in this regard with all kinds of gaming regulation and supervision, it has the authority to enter into partnerships to cooperate.

(*) 45. Official Gazette, T. 1 June 1993, Number 19834, p. one.

Public Share Distribution

Public Shares calculated by our Administration on a quarterly basis in accordance with Article 7 of the Law on Arrangement of Taxes, Funds and Shares from the Game of Chance No. 5602 published in the Official Gazette dated 21 March 2007 and numbered 26469, Ministry of Finance Central Accounting Revenue is recorded in the general budget by investing in the unit account. Taking into account the annual public share estimation, an allocation is made to the Ministry of Finance to be transferred to the Defense Industry Support Fund, Promotion Fund, Olympic Games Preparation and Regulation Board, and Higher Education Loans and Dormitories Institution, while allocation for the annual budget of the Social Services and Child Protection Agency. these shares are taken into account.