The number of Dutch people who like to gamble is quite high. About 5,3 million people participate in a lottery sometimes. They also like to visit a casino for a great night out of try their luck in an online casino. About 600.000 people buy scratch cards on a regular basis. What are the biggest lotteries in the Netherlands? Find the best Lotteries in The Netherlands and play online for the next draw.
Dutch Lotteries 2018
The Postcode Loterij is a well-known lottery in the Netherlands. Thousands of Dutch people participate in this lottery to win a lot of money. With their participation they also support many charities. The Postcode Loterij does not only exist in the Netherlands. It also has branches in Great Britain (People’s Postcode Lottery), Germany (Postcode Lotterie) and Sweden (Svenska Postkodlotteriet).
On 1 January 2018 the PostcodeKanjer falls of no less than € 53.9 million. The highest PostcodeKanjer ever! An insane amount that you can divide together with your postcode and district if the PostcodeKanjer falls on your zip code. Every year there are 12 monthly draws and 2 extra draws.
Tickets from the Nationale Postcode Loterij have a combination of letters and numbers. You need to have an unique combination to win a prize. Also special is the fact that these numbers apply to the whole neighbourhood. So you win together win your neighbors and other people who live close by.
The Nationale Postcode Loterij is part of the so called ‘Goede Doelen Loterijen’, or ‘Charity Lotteries’ in English. The VriendenLoterij and the BankGiro Loterij are also part of this organization. These lotteries were all established to support charities. Actually more than fifty percent of the revenue of the Postcode Loterij is meant for charities. A lot of lottery money goes to charities like ‘Het Rode Kruis’, ‘Unicef’ and ‘SOS-kinderdorpen’. So it’s a very good cause that participants not only win money, but you support charities as well.
Lotto is a well-known lottery game and also very popular in the Netherlands. De Dutch have been participating in this game since 1974. Lotto is different from other lotteries because it uses small yellow balls. You can also buy a ticket for a very low price. A Lotto lottery drawing takes place every Saturday. Perhaps it’s going to be the best weekend of your life. You have choose a number between 1 and 45 and one of six colours.
Eurojackpot is a relatively young organization. It’s first draw took place in 2012. You should definitely participate in Eurojackpot when you want to win big. Every Friday people have a chance on winning a Jackpot of 10 million euros. It’s actually possible to win a maximum amount of 90 million euros. The Netherlands is one of the countries in which Eurojackpot is organized. You can also enjoy it in countries like Spain, Finland and Iceland. Every Friday a draw takes place in the Finnish capital of Helsinki. To play you need to choose between five numbers between 1 and 50 and two bonus numbers between 1 and 10. You win the jackpot when all these numbers emerge. Good luck!
The Friends Lottery wants to be a friend for all Dutch people. For people who wants to win big prizes. The Friends Lottery therefore supports charities, clubs and associations that focus on people’s health and well-being. Since 1998, more than € 787 million has been donated to more than 3,300 (sports) clubs and associations
The Staatsloterij, the state lottery of the Netherlands, is one of the oldest lotteries in the world. The earliest version of this lottery was already established in 1726. Every 10th of the month the Staatsloterij organizes a draw. This national lottery is based on winning numbers. You buy a ticket with two letters and five numbers in a shop or online. You can only choose 1 or 2 numbers yourself. The Staatsloterij has 16 draws a year, and some of them take place on special occasions. For example there is a drawing on Kingsday and on New Years Eve.
Dutch lotteries contribute a lot of money to charities. The BankGiro Loterij is a very good example of that. In total it supports 67 charities, who received more than 60 million euros in 2012. In 2014 the lottery donated 62,5 million euros to cultural institutions. Every month you can win 500.000 euros in this lottery. Currently it also has a Jackpot of 1 million euros. In total there are 14 draws, with 13 times a Jackpot possibility. So after 13 times someone will win the Jackpot guaranteed.
The BankGiro Loterij is also active online. Not only does the organization have a nice website, it also reveals the outcome of the lottery draw online every 10th of the month. Perhaps you also like to participate in two extra draws of the BankGiro Loterij. You need to specify this in your account.
Every Saturday thousands of Dutch people wait hopefully on the results of Miljoenenspel. This lottery always has a draw in the weekend. Three times you have a chance on winning a million euros. This is much higher than other lotteries. You can win several prizes, including 50.000, 10.000 and 5.000 euros.
Are you still waiting on your lucky day? Perhaps the Lucky Day lottery will help you. This lottery has made many people incredibly happy since 1993. Participants can win a lot of money every day. Out of 80 numbers you have to choose your lucky number. You can choose 10 numbers in total. It’s also possible to pick just 1 or 2 numbers. However, with more numbers you win more.