The German national lotteries association, Deutschen Lotto und Totoblock (DLTB), has published a half-year sales report in the news about the financial sector of the gambling industry.
DLTB states that the total sales from all 16 state lottery operators topped four billion euros in the first six months of 2021. This is a 7.9 percent increase from the results in the corresponding period in 2020. German lottery market continues to show steady growth, as the last year also was marked by a rise in lotto sales.
Increased lottery sales will benefit the state
The head of the DTLB, Jurgen Hafner, has highlighted that the rise in lottery sales benefits the country, as currently around €61.5m goes to the public serves weekly. The government is also going to collect circa €1.6bn in taxes from the total revenue of the DLTB.
Hafner was also pleased with the results of the Lotto 6aus49. The state-owned operator collected up to €2.05bn. Lotto 6aus49’s sales are up by 15% after the launch of the new profit plan last autumn.
Considering the recent legislation of the German State Treaty, the sales for the lottery in Germany are only going to increase in the following half-year. The DTLB has assured that all 16 lottery operators will support the new law.
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