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LOTTO24 AG: Lotto24 expands product portfolio with roll-out of В»Deutsche WeihnachtslotterieВ«

DGAP-News: LOTTO24 AG / Key word(s): Product Launch

06.11.2017 / 11:02
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Lotto24 expands product portfolio with roll-out of В»Deutsche WeihnachtslotterieВ«

Hamburg, 6 November 2017 – Lotto24 AG (Lotto24.de), Germany’s leading online provider of state lotteries, has once again expanded its online offerings with the roll-out of В»Deutsche WeihnachtslotterieВ« (the German Christmas Lottery) – a new and exciting lottery product. This donor lottery operated by the German В»Navidad FoundationВ« and based on the concept of the Spanish Christmas lottery В»El GordoВ« is a ticket number lottery with a main prize of EUR 300,000 per winner and a relatively high win probability of 1:99,500. The beneficiaries are the foundations В»Stiftung LesenВ« (whose patron is the German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier), В»Deutsche Kinder- und JugendstiftungВ« (patron Elke BГјdenbender), and В»Lukas Podolski StiftungВ« for sport and education. The draw for В»Deutsche WeihnachtslotterieВ« will be held on 26 December 2017 as part of a live TV show.

“By introducing В»Deutsche WeihnachtslotterieВ« we can offer our customers a new product based on an established and extremely popular international precedent,” says Petra von Strombeck, CEO of Lotto24 AG. “We are therefore very much looking forward to our collaboration with the В»Navidad FoundationВ«.”

About Lotto24 AG: Lotto24 is Germany’s leading provider of state-licensed lotteries via the Internet (Lotto24.de). Lotto24 brokers customers’ tickets to the state lottery companies and the В»Deutsche FernsehlotterieВ«, for which it receives a commission. The offerings include among others В»Lotto 6aus49В«, В»Spiel 77В«, В»Super 6В«, В»EuroJackpotВ«, В»GlГјcksSpiraleВ«, lotto clubs, В»KenoВ« and the В»Deutsche FernsehlotterieВ«. After its foundation in 2010 and IPO in 2012 on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard), Lotto24 is now the market leader. As a fast-growing company with a strong service and customer orientation, Lotto24 aims to provide its customers online as well as mobile with the most convenient, secure and modern game experience possible.

Contact:
Lotto24 AG
Vanina Hoffmann
Manager Investor & Public Relations
Tel.: +49 40 82 22 39 – 501
E-mail: [email protected]
Internet: Lotto24-ag.de
Lotto24.de

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Lotto 6aus49 / Lotto24

Lotto 6aus49 / Lotto24

Lotto24, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, is an online provider of state licensed lotteries. The company was founded in 2010 and brokers customer tickets to the 16 state-owned lottery companies of the country´s federal states, for which it receives a commission. The product range includes Lotto 6 aus49, Spiel 77, Super 6, Eurojackpot, GlücksSpirale, lotto clubs, Keno and Deutsche Fernsehlotterie.

Lotto24’s shares have been traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2012. As of 31 December 2016, there were 24,154,890 issued shares.

History

Lotto24 was founded in Hamburg in 2010. The company was formed when the current Zeal Network SE span off its German business. It went public on 3 July 2012 and its shares have since been listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Shortly before its IPO, the second State Treaty on Games of Chance (Glückspielstaatsvertrag – GlüStV) came into effect in Germany on 1 July 2012 which repealed the ban on online marketing of state lotteries included in the first GlüStV (2008). Lotto24 was one of the first private providers to receive a state permit for the marketing of online lotteries in September 2012. This was followed by a permit for TV and online advertising in March 2013 . Both permits were prolonged in 2017.

In 2014, Lotto24 released mobile applications for iOS and Android which enable lotto players to submit their tickets via smartphone and tablet.

Key figures

In its fiscal year 2016, Lotto24 AG posted billings of €200.5 million and revenues of €22.7 million. Compared to 2015, these figures represent growth of 47 percent and 68 percent, respectively. The number of customers rose from 883,000 in 2015 to 1,282,000 in 2016 passing the one-million-mark in April 2016. According to information supplied by the German Lottery Association, the company is the market leader in online lottery sales with a market share of the German online segment of 31 percent. In 2016, online lottery revenues amounted to €650 million. This represents around nine percent of the total lottery market with stakes of €7.3 billion.

Services

Lotto24 is a licensed provider of state lotteries via the internet. The product range includes:

  • Lotto 6aus49 (Wednesday & Saturday)
  • Spiel 77
  • Super 6
  • EuroJackpot
  • GlücksSpirale
  • Lotto Clubs
  • Keno
  • Deutsche Fernsehlotterie
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