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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 2014:
Sales 2015:
Sales 2016:
EUR 4,334,577,300
EUR 4,039,573,263
EUR 3,322,298,144
Number of Employees: N/A
Points of Sale (POS): 13,071
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 Archive for CY2020
September 14, 2020 FEBRALOT Sends Letter to Caixa Questioning the LOTEX Auction
September 9, 2020 Loteria de la Ciudad Certified WLA Level 3 Responsible Gaming
January 8, 2020 Caixa Accepting Applications for 15 New Lottery Agencies in the North of Rio Grande do Sul

News Archive for CY2019
December 6, 2019 The Secretariat of Evaluation, Planning, Energy and Lottery (Secap) Say Limiting Mega-Sena's Premium is Risking Possible Revenue Loss
December 2, 2019 Caixa Lottery Revenue Surge 22.7% in 2019
October 31, 2019 Government Officially Increases Prices of Lotteries
October 10, 2019 Ministry of Economy Denies Any Change in the Exclusive Instantaneous Lottery (LOTEX) Auction
October 10, 2019 Brazilian Loteros Argue That the New Modality Threatens Their Economic Existence
October 3, 2019 CAIXA Launch New Lotteries Advertising Campaign
October 2, 2019 Caixa Launches Betting App for Lottery Games
September 11, 2019 Mega-Sena Propels Caixa's Lottery Revenues to a 48% Increase in 2Q 2019 Compared to 2018
September 7, 2019 Brazilian Development Bank Believes Breaking Instant Lottery Exclusivity Would Increase Industry Revenues
September 3, 2019 Caixa Lotteries Raise US$1.15 Billion with 51.9% Increase over 2Q18
August 29, 2019 Brazil’s New Exclusive Instant Lottery Auction Will Be Held on October 22  at 10:00 am
August 29, 2019 The Investment Partnership Program Council Published Today in the Official Gazette the Union Changes in the Privatization Process of Brazil’s Exclusive Instant Lottery (LOTEX)
August 22, 2019 In the First Half of This Year R$146.3 Million in Prizes Were Not Redeemed By Lottery Winners in Brazil
August 22, 2019 Proposal Mandates 30% of Revenue from Federal Lotteries to Women's Sport
August 22, 2019 PPI Council Approves New Model for Exclusive Instantaneous Lottery (LOTEX) Concession
August 19, 2019 Government Plans to Raise US$ 150 Million from State-Owned Instant Win (Scratch) Operator LOTEX Auction, Now Scheduled for October
May 13, 2019 Brazil’s Economy Ministry Responds to the Consultation of IGT and Scientific Games in Respect of Concession Agreement with Caixa
May 8, 2019 CAIXA Meets with FEBRALOT and ALSPI to Discuss and Resolve Important Issues Concerning the Lotérica Network
May 8, 2019 Former Paddy Power Executive to Lead the National Lottery
April 29, 2019 The Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies Met with CAIXA Executives to Discuss the Demands of the Lottery
April 24, 2019 Caixa's Online Lottery Exceeds One Million Registered Users
April 18, 2019 CAIXA Seeks to Expand Services Offered by Lottery Retailers
April 15, 2019 CAIXA Lotteries Transfer R$6.57 Billion to Legal Beneficiaries in 2018
March 29, 2019 Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies Express Concern at Caixa’s Plan to Open 7000 New Lottery Retailers
March 18, 2019 CAIXA and the Brazilian Olympic Committee Sign Deal to Increase Lottery Revenue
March 18, 2019 Brazil’s Instant Lottery Auction Has Been Postponed Yet Again, Will Now Be April 26
March 6, 2019 Caixa to Allocate 1% of Its Total Lottery Collection to the Special Fund for Public Disasters
March 1, 2019 Calls for the Legislature to Create a New Joint Parliamentary Entity to Assist the Country’s Lottery Retail Network
February 18, 2019 Brazilian Lottery Players Neglected to Collect Winnings of R$332.2 Million in 2018
February 12, 2019 Brazil Lottery Revenue Down 0.2% in 2018
January 30, 2019 Government Once Again Postpones Brazil’s Exclusive Instant Lottery Auction
January 30, 2019 New CAIXA President Promises Brazilian Federation of Enterprises That Lotteries Will Not Be Privatized
January 23, 2019 CAIXA Sets Conditions for the Use of Its Lottery Network by the Successful LOTEX Operator
January 18, 2019 The Brazilian Social Development Bank and Ministry of Economy Have Confirmed that the LOTEX Auction Will be on February 5
January 8, 2019 New CAIXA President Announces Sale of Insurance and Lottery Interests
January 2, 2019 What is the Future of the Lottery Market in Brazil?

News Archive for CY2018
December 28, 2018 Three Operators Interested in the Tender for Brazil’s Instant Lottery Business
December 10, 2018 CAIXA's Online Lottery Website Boasts 450,000 Registrations in First Four Months
December 10, 2018 Executive Committee of Employees of CAIXA: It Does Not Make Sense to Privatize the LOTEX
December 6, 2018 Executive Committee of Caixa Employees Says It Does Not Make Sense to Privatize Instant Lottery Business (LOTEX)
November 26, 2018 Lucky Day is Already Among the Best Selling Modes of the CAIXA Lotteries
November 22, 2018 New President of the Caixa Econômica Federal Chosen
October 4, 2018 Nearly 40 Candidates Vie for the Position of Vice President Lotteries of CAIXA
October 2, 2018 Caixa's Staff Still Oppose LOTEX Privatization
October 2, 2018 Lottery Participants May be Required to Register Their Individual Taxpayer Registry Identification Number at the Time of Each Bet
September 27, 2018 Brazil to Auction-Off State Lottery in November
September 25, 2018 Brazil’s New Online Lottery’s First Month Sales Achieve Almost Half Expected for the Entire Year
September 3, 2018 Caixa Econômica Federal to Revisit the Sale of Lotex, Its Instant Lotteries Business
August 20, 2018 Players Invest on Average R$46 in CAIXA New Online Lottery
August 14, 2018 Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies Request CAIXA Review the Commission for Internet Games
August 10, 2018 Brazil's Caixa Creates Online Lottery After Failed Unit Sale
July 26, 2018 Senate Considers Law That Would Reveal the Identity of Lottery Winners
July 20, 2018 CAIXA Expects to Launch a New Lottery in November
July 16, 2018 Brazilian Government Invites Major Lottery Vendors to Give Their Vision of LOTEX
July 5, 2018 Caixa Testing the Possibility of Offering Lottery Results through a Voice System in Partnership with Google
July 5, 2018 Fazenda and BNDES to Continue with the Privatization of LOTEX
June 29, 2018 Trade Unions Celebrate the Failure of Lotex Auction
June 26, 2018 Brazilian Football Fans Whet Their Appetite on Caixa Games Loteca and Lotogol
June 25, 2018 Companies Show no Interest in Brazil's Instant Lottery Auction
June 15, 2018 The Government is Considering Reducing the Expected Increase in the Federal Lottery Prize
June 7, 2018 Unions Debate Privatization of Caixa Instant Lottery
June 6, 2018 Plenary Confirms Agreement Between Caixa and Lottery Companies
May 16, 2018 Propeg Signs New Product Campaign for "Lucky Day"
May 15, 201 CAIXA Launches the Newest Lottery in Brazil: Lucky Day
May 9, 2018 A Working Group Will Analyse How the SUSEP Decision Affects LOTEX and Caixa’s Lotteries
April 25, 2018 Public Hearing Debates Proposal That Redistributes Funds from Lotteries to Sport
April 24, 2018 Despite the Controversy Over Its Participation, Caixa was in the Last Road Show of LOTEX
April 24, 2018 Lotex Attracts Interest from IGT, Scientific Games, Tactics and INTRALOT
April 18, 2018 Vote to Readjust Amounts Paid to Lottery by Caixa Postponed
April 10, 2018 Quarterly Collection of Federal Lotteries Increased 15% in 2018
April 10, 2018 Nevada Accepts Consulting on Gaming Implementation in Brazil
April 3, 2018 Public Hearing Debates Regulation of Games in Brazil
March 20, 2018 Ministry of Finance and Caixa Negotiate Increase Payout for Lotteries
March 15, 2018 Caixa Participation in Lotex Privatization is Seen as a Problem
March 15, 2018 Brazil Seeks Support from University of Nevada to Define a Better Gaming Law
March 15, 2018 More Brazilian States Apply to Supreme Court for Admission as ‘Amicus Curiae’ in Lottery Association Case
March 15, 2018 Federal Audit Court Gives Green Light for Publication of Lotex Edict
March 13, 2018 Lottery Association Works with Parliamentarians for the Approval of PLC 001/18
March 13, 2018 Brazilian Hospitality Sector Keeps Expectation for Gaming Legalization
March 13, 2018 Lotex Privatization Process Included in Tomorrow’s Plenary Agenda for Voting
March 8, 2018 Author of Brazilian Gaming Law Says There Are Still Options in the Plenary
March 8, 2018 Rapporteur: We Are Here Trying to “Regularize an Economic Activity"
March 7, 2018 Brazilian Senate’s CCJ Rejected Gaming Bill Project
March 1, 2018 Gambling Bill Returns as Number One Topic on Brazilian Senate’s CCJ Agenda
March 1, 2018 Lotéricos Seek Senate President’s Support for the Readjustment of the Amounts Paid by Caixa
February 27, 2018 Brazil Senate Committee Delays Gambling Vote for the Second Week in a Row
February 22, 2018 Rapporteur: Says He Will Work to Have the Gaming Law Voted on Next Week
February 20, 2018 Ethics Committee Acquits Former Vice-President of Caixa's Lotteries
February 20, 2018 CAIXA Lotteries Information Brochures Undergo Transformation
February 19, 2018 More Than 10 Years Later, Justice Condemns Former State Lottery Directors
February 9, 2018 Brazilian Senate Fails to Vote on the Legislation for the Legalization of Gambling Once Again
February 7, 2018 Gaming Bill Adjourned Due to Lack of a Quorum for Voting
February 1, 2018 Superior Court of Justice Admits ‘Amicus Curiae’ in Brazilian Association of State Lotteries Appeal That is Not Deemed to be Repetitive
January 22, 2018 President of the Chamber of Deputies Says There is a Majority to Approve Brazilian Gaming Law in the First Half
January 22, 2018 LOTEX Privatization May Not Happen This Year, Analysts Predict
January 22, 2018 BRAZIL: The Collection of Federal Lottery Revenue Increased by 8.1% in 2017 Compared to 2016
January 22, 2018 CAIXA Begins the Final Tests to Launch the Lottery over the Internet

News Archive for CY2017
January 9, 2017 Lottery Revenues Drop in Brazil
January 8, 2017 Colombian Syndicate Detained by Brazilian Police for Illegal Lottery Sales

News Archive for CY2016
November 18, 2016 Brazil Senate to Vote on Bill 186 on 7 December
November 10, 2016 Brazil Senate Committee Approves Legalization that Legalizes Gambling
July 12, 2016 Government Plans to Create State Owned Company to Offer Sports Betting on the Internet and Privatize the Caixa Instantânea
May 17, 2016 Government Ministers Push for Legalisation of Gambling
January 29, 2016 Brazil Adds Sale of Caixa's Lottery Unit to Asset Sale Program


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