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Loteria Nacional Para La Assistencia Publica
(Mexico National Lottery)
Address: Plaza De La Reforma 1
Colonia Tabacalera
06037 Mexico DF
Phone: 011-52 (55) 5140-7010
Fax: 011-52 (55) 5140-7231
Population: 104.9 Million
Director General: Maria Esther Scherman-Leano
Year Lottery Founded: 1770
Sales FY 06: $488 million ($US)
Games Offered: Passive draws (Thursday, Friday, Sunday and special dates)
Number of Employees: 995
On-line Vendor: GTECH - Extension until 2014
Retailers: 302 agencies & 2,500 street vendors.
Beneficiaries: Proceeds are directed towards education and health programs through the Department of Treasury.
Governence: The Lottery is governed by a board with representatives from the Departments of Treasury, Health, and other government beneficiaries.

March 20, 2013 The Financial Position of the National Lottery for Public Assistance Has Deteriorated Since 2008
March 11, 2013 University of Guanajuato Presented with Commemorative Lottery Ticket
February 18, 2013 National Lottery on the Brink of Financial Collapse
December 5, 2012 Mexican National Lottery Goes Global with WinTrillions Partnership
October 29, 2012 National Lottery Report Sales Are Up 3.3 Per Cent in 2012
October 21, 2012 National Lottery Issues Ticket to Commemorate Anniversary of Cofetel
October 16, 2012 Mexican President Signs Money Laundering Law
October 9, 2012 National Lottery Received Certification from the Mexican Standard for Labor Equality
August 29, 2012 Mexican Officials Implicated In Lottery Case
July 19, 2012 Twelve People Charged with Embezzling $12 Million from National Lottery
June 7, 2012 Sorteo Games Launch Automation of Mexican National Lottery
September 26, 2011 Neogames Launches with Mexico's National Lottery, Lotería Nacional
Nov 12, 2010 Lottomatica Group Subsidiary GTECH Corporation Receives Two-Year Contract Extension To Continue Providing Lottery Products And Services To Pronosticos Para La Asistencia Publica In Mexico Through September 2014
August 19, 2010 Lotenal Consolidates Its Technological Development with WLA Certification
August 12, 2010 Mexican Lottery Celebrates the Treaty of Cordoba on Scratch Ticket
July 28, 2010 Golden Year for Gaming in Mexico
May 14, 2010 The Lotenal is Free of Organized Crime, Says Its Director
June 9, 2010 Mexico National Lottery Announce the ‘Draw is Golden,’ Prizes of Azteca Gold Coins
June 2, 2010 National Lottery for Public Assistance Shielding Its Lotteries To Give Certainty To Users
April 15, 2010 Novomatic Has A Strong Focus On Mexico
April 5, 2010 News Conference by Attorney Roar Benjamín González, Director General of Lotería Nacional para la Asistencia Pública to Publicize New Product Launch
March 31, 2010 National Lottery of Mexico Comes To Cyberspace with LOTENAL the First Draw Electronic Series
March 24, 2010 IPN Student Wins National Lottery Ticket Design Competition
February 2, 2010 NYCE Issues The First License For Games And Raffles
January 2010 Landon Donovan Stars in Mexican Lottery Commercial

Lottery News

Late Raton Macias Image On Mexican Lottery Tickets
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (November 25, 2009) -- The World Boxing Council and the Mexican Lottery Game Organization will celebrate a ceremony in honor of Mexico's outstanding fighter and a beloved friend of WBC president Don Jose Sulaiman - Raúl "Ratón" Macías - by inserting his image in a lottery ticket......................Subscribers

Representatives Call for More Taxes
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (October 21, 2009) -- They said no to the 2% general tax but green lit tax hikes on the VAT, Income, Internet, cigarettes and lottery....................Subscribers

Mexico’s Pronósticos Joins US Lotteries Using Smartplay’s Origin™ System
EDGEWATER PARK, New Jersey (October 8, 2009) - This week, Smartplay International, Inc. shipped two new Origin™ Digital Draw Systems off to sunny Mexico City in anticipation of Pronósticos’ new raffle game launch.  Pronósticos para la Asistencia Pública will take possession of their new drawing system before the end of this week...................Subscribers

Mexico's National Lottery Sets Second Guinness Record This Year
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (October 1, 2009) --  Loteria Nacional Para La Assistencia Publica, Mexico's national lottery, for the second time in less than three months, set a Guinness record when it was recognized as the institution of its kind that distributed the most prizes in 2008..............Subscribers

Despite the Economic Crisis Lottery Sales Recover in Mexico
Frente a crisis económica y de empleo, juegos de azar repuntan en México
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (July 23, 2009) – Despite the national economic crisis, there was a slight recovery in the demand of games of chance and lottery this year, compared to 2008. The general assistant director of sales of Pronósticos para la Asistencia Pública, Manuel Flores Campos, explained that they expected a growth of 13 %, but they will reach just 8.1 %, which, according to him, is an encouraging number considering the current financial situation........................Subscribers

The Director of the Mexican National Lottery Submits Resignation
MEXICO (June 1, 2009) --  Three hours after having qualified as inadmissible his temporary dismissal to the position by the Public Function Secretariat (SFP), Miguel Ángel Jiménez, presented his resignation as general director of the National Lottery (Lotenal).....................Subscribers


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