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(Caixa Econômica Federal Departamento de Administraçâo de Loterias)
Address: SBS Quadra 04 - Lotes 3/4 - Ed Sede, 20º andar - Brasilia - DF - Brazil - 70092-900
E-mail Address:
Phone: 55 61 3414-9815 / 55 61 2108-7605
Fax: 55 61 3414-9732 / 55 61 2108-7607
Population: 184,040,120 (2005)
Presidente: D. Carlos A. Borges
Year Lottery Founded: 1960
Sales 2002:
Sales 2003:
Sales 2004:
Sales 2005:
Sales 2006:
R$ 3.0 billion
R$ 3.5 billion
R$ 4.2 billion
R$ 4.4 billion
R$ 4.2 billion
Number of Employees: N/A
On-line Vendor: Caixa / Gtech (transition's contract - may/2006)
Instant Ticket Vendor: Tecnoformas Indústria Gráfica Ltda
Games Offered: Instants, Passive, Sports bets, Lotto
Beneficiaries: Social Security, Education, Sports, Culture, and Public Security
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Background Information

CAIXA stimulates dreams of wealth and a better life with the Federal Lotteries, of which it controls the monopoly since 1961.

With a revenue over R$ 4,4 billion, the CAIXA Lotteries have had a record performance in 2005. Of this total, almost R$ 2 billion have been repassed to the federal government, composing an important source of funds to the social sector.
In 2006 CAIXA will finish the process of implementation of a new lottery model, bringing more security, efficiency and speed to the lottery system. 25 thousand terminals will be installed in the almost 9 thousand lottery units throughout the country.

News 2015
September 21, 2015 Brazil Looks to Gambling to Help Weather Recession
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September 9, 2015 Public Prosecutor to Examine if Lottery Tickets Sold to Support Party are Valid
August 24, 2015 Government Look to Reduce Lotto Games

News 2014
June 5, 2014 Agreement Allows Lottery Tickets to Bear Numismatic Collection of the Museum Brazilian Securities Images

News 2012
January 27, 2012 Brazil's Illegal Numbers Game Targeted in Lead-Up to Rio Carnival


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