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The European Lotteries Association

Established in 1983, the EL is the umbrella organization of national lotteries operating games of chance in Europe. The group connects state-owned and private operators, both profit and nonprofit, in seeking to promote the national lottery system and its integrity.

Avenue de Béthusy 36
1005 Lausanne, Vaud

Main Phone:
+41 21 311 3025
+41 21 312 3011


Upcoming Events
27-29 September 2023
Oslo, Norway
4-7 June 2023
Sibenik, Croatia
9-11 May 2023
Porto, Portugal
18-20 April 2023
Lausanne, Switzerland
7-9 March 2023
Basel, Switzerland
Torbjørn Almlid
Hansjörg Holtkemeier
Fabio Cairoli
Fernando Paes Afonso
First Vice President
Andy Duncan
Arjan Van't Veer
Secretary General
Immaculada Garcia
Robert Chvátal
Second Vice President
Jannie Haek
Isabelle Nodenot
Office Manager
Franci Krizan
Clemence Vatier
Policy Officer
Stephane Pallez
The European Lotteries Association News
Bede Gaming secures membership of European Lotteries Association
14 Mar 2019
The software supplier's status is expected to be officially confirmed by the EL General Assembly in May 2019. read more »

European Lotteries to descend on Betting on Football
13 Feb 2019
EL will host a meeting for members of its Sport Working Group in London on 19 March, which is part of the wider Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge on 19-22 March. read more »

European Lotteries Association joins Betting on Sports Week
25 Aug 2018
The Sport Working Group’s 18 members are invited to attend the meeting on 19 September to discuss sports integrity and sports policy, as well as the planning and content for upcoming European Lotteries events. read more »