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SAZKA a.s.
Address: K Zizkovu 4 CZ-190 93 Praha 9
E-mail Address:
Phone: +420 2 66 122 651
Fax: +420 2 66 122 149
Population: 10.5 million
Lottery Director: Dr. Aleš HUŠÁK
Year Lottery Founded: 1956
Sales FY 2014:
Sales FY 2015:
CZK: 326,001,298
CZK: 403,293,438
Number of Employees: 324
# Points of Sale: 9,742
On-line Vendor: GTech
Instant Ticket Vendor: Scientific Games
Games Offered: Sportka 6/49, Lotto 5/40, Passive (Sance), Keno, Instants, Bingo and Sports Pools.
Beneficiaries: Sazka returns approx. 90% of profits to public organisations and funds.
Jurisdiction: Czech republic


Background Information


The joint-stock company SAZKA is the largest operator of betting games, number and instant lotteries in the territory of the Czech Republic. In compliance with its mission SAZKA, a.s., maximises funds in support of public goods, primarily in the area of Czech sports and physical education. Nine sport-oriented civic associations comprise the company's shareholders: Czech Sports Association, Czech Sokol Organization, Czech Association Sport for All, Autoclub of The Czech Republic, Association of Technical Sports and Activities of the Czech Republic, Czech Olympic Commitee, Czech Shooting Federation, Association of Sport Unions and Clubs of the Czech Republic, Orel.
SAZKA, a.s. is a regular member of World Lottery Association (WLA) and European State Lotteries and Toto Association (EL).


January 21, 2021 Digital Entrepreneur Brent Hoberman to Support Sir Keith Mills and SAZKA Group on Bid to Modernise the National Lottery
November 16, 2020 Sazka Group Refines Its UK-Based Team to Support UK National Lottery Bid
November 10, 2020 KKCG and SAZKA Group Announce a Strategic Investment by Apollo Funds to Support Their Global Expansion in the Lottery and Gaming Sectors
July 23, 2019 Sazka Group to Bid for Turkish National Lottery Tender
May 10, 2019 SAZKA Release 2018 Group Annual Report
March 31, 2019 SuperEnalotto Tender: Three Candidates: Lottomatica, Sisal and Sazka
March 14, 2019 Czech Investment Groups Agree to Split the Assets of Lottery and Gaming Firm SAZKA Group
January 3, 2019 Sazka’s Turnover up by One-Fifth at CZK13 Billion

News Archive for CY2018
December 27, 2018 Global Lottery Monitoring System Welcomes SAZKA within the GLMS Family
October 4 2018 Lottery Operator Sazka Shelves Plans for London Stock Market Flotation
July 25, 2018 Sazka Group Posts Increased Revenue (+8%) in 1Q 2018
April 27, 2018 SAZKA Group Becomes A Strategic Partner Holding a Controlling Stake in Supersport
February 19, 2018 Sazka Group Completes €200 Million Euro Notes Issue
January 25, 2018 Dorda Advises Sazka Group on Acquisition of Indirect Shares in Casinos Austria
January 16, 2018 Novomatic Does Not Want to Sell Casino Shares
January 15, 201 Lottery Operator Sazka Group Raises Stake in Casinos Austria
December 30, 2017 Gambling Authorities Grant SAZKA Group Permission to Acquire Shares in Casinos Austria AG

News Archive for CY2017
November 10, 2017 Lottery Operator Sazka Considers London Share Listing
August 11, 2017 Sazka Group Looks to Gain Sole Control of Casinos Austria
March 26, 2017 Sazka Enters the World of Online Betting
January 18, 2017 TI Claim Two Dozen Foreign Firms Offer Online Gambling in the Czech Republic Illegally

News Archive for CY2016
December 2016 New Czech Regulation on Gambling Will Enter Into Legal Force as of January 1, 2017
December 14, 2016 Government Plans to Launch Receipt Lottery in Mid-2017
September 15, 2016) Czech Lottery Firm Sazka Marking 60 Years of Existence
August 22, 2016 KKCG and EMMA Establish a Joint Lottery Company Sazka Group
April 15, 2016 Czech Republic Passes New Legislation on Gambling
January 27, 2016 Sazka Launch New Website


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