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Interkantonale Landeslotterie
Address: Lange Gasse 20 Postfach CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland
E-mail Address:
Phone: +41 61 284 1111
Fax: +41 61 284 13 33
Population: 7.3 million
Managing Director : Dr. Roger Fasnacht
Year Lottery Founded: 2003
Sales FY 2004:
Sales FY 2005:
Sales FY 2006:
1. Billion CHF
1.1 Billion CHF
1.23 Mllrd.CHF
Number of Employees: 250
On-line Vendor: SGI, Intl. Vienna
Internet Gaming System: N/A
Instant Ticket Vendor: various
Games Offered:
Various instant tickets, SWISS LOTTO, Joker, and EXTRA-Joker, Euro Millions, TOTO bets and sporttip (oddset) for Sport-Toto-Gesellschaft
Beneficiaries: Cantons
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

SWISSLOS was established on January 1, 2003 as a result of the merger of three lotteries:

The full name of the lottery is SWISSLOS Interkantonale Landeslotterie which is located in Basel.

Lottery News 2015
October 2, 2015 Glitch Halts Lottery Play

Lottery News 2012
November 16, 2012 Swiss Lottery Increases Minimum Lotto Bet by 67%
March 11, 2012 Switzerland Changes Constitution: Proceeds From Gambling Must Serve The Public Benefit

Lottery News 2011
November 8, 2011 Swisslos To Operate Its Lottery Product “Subito!” Using Adesso’s Platform
May 25, 2011 Swisslos Announce 2010 Results
April 26, 2011 Swisslos Launches Online Bingo
April 19, 2011 Swiss Instant Lottery is Business Intelligence Winner with Pentaho

Lottery News 2010

Minimum Sales Decline in Betting and Lotteries
BERN, Switzerland (July 29, 2010) – In 2009, lotteries and betting in Switzerland had a turnover of CHF2.833 billion francs, slightly less than the CHF2.851 billion record registered in 2008. About two-thirds of the sales, or, CHF1.934 billion was returned to players in prize money...........Subscribers

New Record for SWISSLOS
Neues Rekordergebnis von SWISSLOS
SWISSLOS achieves a net profit of 352 million francs in 2009, a new record. The Lottery Sports Fund and the Fund to benefit the Canton train
BASEL, Switzerland (July 28, 2010) -- Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie generated in 2009 a profit of 352 million francs. This will benefit over 8,000 community projects in the fields of culture, sports, nature and society. Happy are also 36 people who were crowned by last year Swisslos millionaires.....................Subscribers

Swisslos Posts a Record Profit of CHF352m in 2009
BASEL, Switzerland (May 25, 2010) – In 2009, Swisslos recorded a profit of CHF352 million Swiss francs. More than 8,000 charitable projects in the fields of culture, sports, environmental and social benefited from this windfall. Not to mention the 36 new millionaires that Swisslos created last year.........................Subscribers

Federal Court Will Decide Whether ‘Tactilos’ Are a Gaming Machine, or Come Under the Lotteries Act
BASEL, Switzerland (May 10, 2010) – Local news sources reports the Federal Court will decide whether Tactilos are a gaming [slot] machine, or come under the Lotteries Act.............Subscribers

Swisslos Starts a Large Animal Photo-Casting for Its New Scratch Card "Animal Star".
Each Animal Has Star Appeal! Swisslos Organized Large Animal Photo-Casting
BASEL, Switzerland (May 3, 2010) - With the slogan "Make your pet a star on our new Go!" Swisslos start a large animal photo-casting for its new scratch card "Animal Star". Until the end of May Swisslos owners can send you the finest and most original photos of their pets online...............Subscribers

Swisslos: Record CHF35.7 Million Swiss Lotto Plus Jackpot Finally Won
BASEL, Switzerland (March 10, 2010) – According to local media reports on Wednesday a lucky players has won a record CHF35.7 million Lotto Plus jackpot..................Subscribers

Swiss Lotto Lottery Celebrates Its Birthday, Looks Back on 40-Year Success Story
BASEL, Switzerland (January 7, 2010) -- Swiss Lotto - Swiss Classic Lotto - celebrates on the 10th January 2009's 40th Birthday. It has evolved over the years become the most popular product, and most important pillar of Swisslos. Swiss Lotto throughout Switzerland has so far caused more than 500 people become millionaires and imported more than five billion francs for charitable status.................Subscribers

Swissslos Sets New Records In 2009
BASEL, Switzerland (January 7, 2010) -- A record 37 people won seven-figure – or more – sums in the Swiss national lottery in 2009, the cooperative Swissslos announced on Thursday..................Subscribers

Lottery News 2009

Swisslos Posts Record 2008 Profit
Jahresergebnis 2008 Swisslos blickt auf Rekordjahr zurück
BASEL, Switzerland (June 1, 2009) -- Benefiting from growth in ticket sales for the Swiss lottery and the increasing popularity of the pan-European EuroMillions lottery game, Swisslos has announced a record net profit of CHF349.0 million (€231.3 million) for the 2008 year, despite a marginal decline in gross gaming revenues during the year..................Subscribers

E-Spirit Announces Euro Millions Deal
SWITZERLAND (March 12, 2009) -- E-Spirit has been commissioned to publish the Euro Millions offer on Swiss lottery operator Swisslos's website..............Subscribers


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