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Over $1.1 Billion* supporting our communities

The Lott unites Australia’s Official Lotteries by Tatts, Tatts NT, NSW Lotteries, Golden Casket and SA Lotteries. Each year the Lott makes dreams come true for our players. And with your help, we play an important role in helping to support Australian communities.

The signs are everywhere. When Australia dreams, we all win.

Last year, Australia’s Official Lotteries contributed over $1.1 billion to help support community initiatives like in hospitals, schools and sporting groups.

More than $2 Billion prizes paid last year

Nearly double that amount was won by lottery players last financial year. This included more than 415 division one prize winners# and 203 new millionaires in Australia. This isn’t surprising, seeing approximately 60 cents of every dollar you spend on lotteries goes back into prizes for players~.

Supporting over 3800 small businesses

You may not realise that by playing Australia’s official lottery games at your local outlet, you’re supporting small businesses who receive a lottery commission as part of your purchase. Last financial year we paid over $340 million in commission to more than 3800 retailers across Australia (excluding WA).


* State Lottery Taxes FY17 Australia-wide (ex. WA).

^ Relates to the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

~ After retailer lottery commission.

# Includes Saturday Lotto, Monday Lotto, Oz Lotto, Wednesday Lotto, Powerball, The Pools, Lotto Strike, Super 66, Lucky Lotteries Jackpot and Spot 10 Keno (SA) across Australia (excluding WA) during the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

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