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Norsk Tipping AS
(Norwegian State Lottery)
Postal address: Norsk Tipping, 2325 Hamar, Norway
E-mail Address:
Phone: +47 62 51 40 00
Fax: +47 62 52 71 52
World Bank, World Development Indicators
CEO: Torbjørn Almlid
Year Lottery Founded: 1948
Sales FY 2002:
Sales FY 2003:
Sales FY 2004:
Sales FY 2005:
Sales FY 2006:
Sales FY 2007:
Sales FY 2008:
Sales FY 2009:
NOK 9.7 billion
NOK 9.7
NOK 9.4
NOK 9.2
NOK 9.6
NOK 10.5
NOK 10.7
NOK 12.7
Number of Employees: 273
On-line Vendor: AWI
Instant Ticket Vendor: Scientific Games
Games Offered: Passive, Instants, Lotto, Spiel, Sports Toto
Beneficiaries: sports, culture and research.
Jurisdiction: The company offers its' products on the internet.


Norsk Tipping, The Norwegian National Lottery, offers a wide range of lotto, sports and instant games in the Norwegian market. The products are sold through a nationwide network of 4000 on-line retailers, with a total turnover in 2000 of NOK 8,3 billion ($950 million).
Norsk Tipping is owned by the Norwegian government and was founded in 1948 to fund Norwegian sports facilities and scientific research. Today the company also raises money for culture causes.
In 2001 Norsk Tipping will start to offer its products on the Internet.

News 2015
October 1, 2015 NorskTipping Face Backlash Over 'Blog Post' Advert
September 7, 2015 Eight Operators Apply for Five Norwegian Lottery Licences
September 1, 2015 Norwegians Are Waiting by the Phone, Everywhere
August 17, 2015 A Million Reasons to answer the Phone at a Random Telephone Booth
June 29, 2015 Genera Wins New Norsk Tipping IVT Contract
June 1, 2015 Norsk Tipping The First Lottery To Launch Pollard Banknote's Eco Scratch™ Innovation
May 29, 2015 Licensing will be positive for the Norwegian Gaming Market
April 23, 2015 Culture Minister to replace the board of Norwegian Tipping
February 18, 2015 Norway Celebrates Its Latest Lottery Hit, Nabolaget

News 2014
December 9, 2014 Government-Sponsored Report Aims to Embolden Norwegian Gaming Monopoly
November 18, 2014 New Neighbour Lottery Game Unveiled for NorskTipping
October 27, 2014 Ministry Proposes New Regulations for Marketing of Private Lotteries
October 23, 2014 One Lucky Norwegian Scoops Norway's Second-Largest Lotto Win
May 8, 2014 Norwegian Gaming Authority conducts Survey on Problem Gamblers
April 24, 2014 Regulator Confirms Consumer Loyalty to State Lottery Remains High
April 9, 2014 Norsk Tipping Posts Second Best Result Ever
March 4, 2014 Norway’s Gaming Liberalization on Pause
March 3, 2014 Plans to Liberalise Country’s Gaming Market Delayed
February 13, 2014 Norsk Tipping Braces For Norway Reforms
January 29, 2014 Largest Roll Out of Games in History Requires a Marketing Campaign to Match
January 29, 2014 Should State Lottery Monopolies be Protected
January 13, 2014 Playscan now live at Norsk Tipping
January 13, 2014 Norsk Tipping Advises Residents on Potential Scam Campaign
January 8, 2014 Norsk Tipping Launches 68 New Online Games
January 7, 2014 Socio-Political Arguments Seen As Weak
January 2, 2014 Norwegian Gaming Board's Gambling Statistics for 2012
January 2, 2014 Norsk Tipping looks to Retain its Socially Responsible Status in 2014

News 2013
December 9, 2013 New Names at Norsk Tipping
December 9, 2013 Norway Progress Politician Accepts Poker Challenge to Liberalize Gaming Laws
November 8, 2013 Norsk Tipping Shares their Expertise with the World
October 19, 2013 Government Should Examine all Consequences of New Gaming Policy
October 9, 2013 Opening up of Gaming Market in Denmark has been a Positive Experience
August 7, 2013 Scientific Games Signs Terminal and Instant Game System Contracts with Norsk Tipping
July 14, 2013 Norsk Tipping Reveals Survey of Lottery Winners Spending Choice
July 4, 2013 Norway Convenes Expert Group to Probe Gambling Market
July 4, 2013 Norwegian Tipping Makes Historic Decision to Engage Students in Game Design
May 16, 2013 Players Scoops Norway’s Largest Lottery Win in History
April 16, 2013 Norsk Tipping to Extend Play Availability
April 10, 2013 Norwegian Tipping Marks 2012 with Over Four Billion Transferred to Charitable Causes
February 12, 2013 Former US President May Intervene in Norwegian Postcode Lottery Dispute
January 18, 2013 Norsk Tipping Not Guilty of Plagiarism
January 18, 2013 Genera Networks Wins Lawsuit against Postcode Lottery

News 2012
December 18, 2012 Retailers Threaten to Lodge Lawsuit Against Norsk Tipping
December 19, 2012 Norsk Tipping Launch Online Games Next Year with the Responsible Gambling System Playscan™
December 6, 2012 Lawsuit Accuses Norsk Tipping of Plagiarism in Marketing Campaign
November 19, 2102 Norsk Tipping Awards IT Security Contract
October 10, 2012 2012 Looks To Be A Record Year For Norsk Tipping
August 2, 2012 Match-Fixing Suspicions Over Europa League Game
July 4, 2012 Norsk Tipping to Share Their Experiences with Accountability and Regulation of Gaming Machines with Australia
June 26, 2012 Norsk Tipping Looking To Outsource Some Services
May 12, 2012 Norsk Tipping Website Disrupted By Hackers
May 9, 2012 Call From Charitable Bodies To Support The Postcode Lottery In Norway
March 6, 2012 Aristocrat Jackpot System Goes Live Across Norsk Tipping Bingo Network
February 15, 2012 Norsk Tipping Heads Discussions on the Challenges of Online Gaming
February 2, 2012 Norsk Tipping Has Applied For Permission To Start New Games On The Internet

News 2011
December 28, 2011 Large Viking Lotto Jackpots Do Not Contribute To Problem Gambling
December 11, 2011 Did You Get a Gift Off The Norwegian Lottery?
December 5, 2011 New Face for Norwegian Lotto
Nov 27, 2011 Norsk Tipping Gets New Communications and Strategy Director
Nov 8, 2011 Viking Lotto Closes Shortfall for Norsk Tipping
Nov 2, 2011 Psychiatrist Critical of National Lottery’s Advertising Campaign for Record Jackpot
August 26, 2011 Genera Networks Awarded Large Norwegian Lottery Contract
July 22, 2011 Scratch-Card Growth Dampens Revenue Decline
July 8, 2011 Lottery Games Available At Local Chain Stores; Perfect for People on the Go!
June 27, 2011 Norwegian Lottery to Re-evaluate Its Relationship with NFF
June 23, 2011 Norsk Tipping Sponsors Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation
June 7, 2011 Inspired’s Games Division Wins Contract For Norsk Tipping’s Multix VLT Platform
May 30, 2011 Genera Networks Signs Contract With Norsk Tipping
April 28, 2011 New Members Appointed to Norsk Tipping Board
April 29, 2011 Norsk Tipping Delivers Record-Breaking Contribution to Social Causes in 2011
April 18, 2011 Norsk Tipping is a Responsible Gaming Provider
April 1, 2011 Norsk Tipping Increasing the Number of Sales Outlets
April 1, 2011 Facts About Eurojackpot
April 1, 2011 Norsk Tipping to Participate in New Eurojackpot Game
March 16, 2011 Record Year for Norsk Tipping
February 15, 2011 Latvia and Lithuania Create Higher Cash Prize and Increased Premium for Viking Lotto
February 10, 2011 Norsk Tipping’s Peer Jacob Svenkerud Receives the Communications Award 2010
February 10, 2011 Norsk Tipping Introduce Voluntary Limits Tools
February 11, 2011 Norsk Tipping Sets Age Limit On All Games
January 21, 2011 Norsk Tipping Completes Gaming Machine Reform
January 11, 2011 Norsk Tipping to Continue Working With NOC
January 17, 2011 Lottery on Mobile Combined with TV-Show


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