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(Caixa Econômica Federal Departamento de Administraçâo de Loterias)
Address: SBS Quadra 04 - Lotes 3/4 - Ed Sede, 20º andar - Brasilia - DF - Brazil - 70092-900
E-mail Address:
Phone: 55 61 3414-9815 / 55 61 2108-7605
Fax: 55 61 3414-9732 / 55 61 2108-7607
Population: 184,040,120 (2005)
Presidente: D. Carlos A. Borges
Year Lottery Founded: 1960
Sales 2014:
Sales 2015:
Sales 2016:
EUR 4,334,577,300
EUR 4,039,573,263
EUR 3,322,298,144
Number of Employees: N/A
Points of Sale (POS): 13,071
On-line Vendor: Caixa / Gtech (transition's contract - may/2006)
Instant Ticket Vendor: Tecnoformas Indústria Gráfica Ltda
Games Offered: Instants, Passive, Sports bets, Lotto
Beneficiaries: Social Security, Education, Sports, Culture, and Public Security
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Background Information

CAIXA stimulates dreams of wealth and a better life with the Federal Lotteries, of which it controls the monopoly since 1961.

With a revenue over R$ 4,4 billion, the CAIXA Lotteries have had a record performance in 2005. Of this total, almost R$ 2 billion have been repassed to the federal government, composing an important source of funds to the social sector.
In 2006 CAIXA will finish the process of implementation of a new lottery model, bringing more security, efficiency and speed to the lottery system. 25 thousand terminals will be installed in the almost 9 thousand lottery units throughout the country.

News Archive for CY2018
October 4, 2018 Nearly 40 Candidates Vie for the Position of Vice President Lotteries of CAIXA
October 2, 2018 Caixa's Staff Still Oppose LOTEX Privatization
October 2, 2018 Lottery Participants May be Required to Register Their Individual Taxpayer Registry Identification Number at the Time of Each Bet
September 27, 2018 Brazil to Auction-Off State Lottery in November
September 25, 2018 Brazil’s New Online Lottery’s First Month Sales Achieve Almost Half Expected for the Entire Year
September 3, 2018 Caixa Econômica Federal to Revisit the Sale of Lotex, Its Instant Lotteries Business
August 20, 2018 Players Invest on Average R$46 in CAIXA New Online Lottery
August 14, 2018 Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies Request CAIXA Review the Commission for Internet Games
August 10, 2018 Brazil's Caixa Creates Online Lottery After Failed Unit Sale
July 26, 2018 Senate Considers Law That Would Reveal the Identity of Lottery Winners
July 20, 2018 CAIXA Expects to Launch a New Lottery in November
July 16, 2018 Brazilian Government Invites Major Lottery Vendors to Give Their Vision of LOTEX
July 5, 2018 Caixa Testing the Possibility of Offering Lottery Results through a Voice System in Partnership with Google
July 5, 2018 Fazenda and BNDES to Continue with the Privatization of LOTEX
June 29, 2018 Trade Unions Celebrate the Failure of Lotex Auction
June 26, 2018 Brazilian Football Fans Whet Their Appetite on Caixa Games Loteca and Lotogol
June 25, 2018 Companies Show no Interest in Brazil's Instant Lottery Auction
June 15, 2018 The Government is Considering Reducing the Expected Increase in the Federal Lottery Prize
June 7, 2018 Unions Debate Privatization of Caixa Instant Lottery
June 6, 2018 Plenary Confirms Agreement Between Caixa and Lottery Companies
May 16, 2018 Propeg Signs New Product Campaign for "Lucky Day"
May 15, 201 CAIXA Launches the Newest Lottery in Brazil: Lucky Day
May 9, 2018 A Working Group Will Analyse How the SUSEP Decision Affects LOTEX and Caixa’s Lotteries
April 25, 2018 Public Hearing Debates Proposal That Redistributes Funds from Lotteries to Sport
April 24, 2018 Despite the Controversy Over Its Participation, Caixa was in the Last Road Show of LOTEX
April 24, 2018 Lotex Attracts Interest from IGT, Scientific Games, Tactics and INTRALOT
April 18, 2018 Vote to Readjust Amounts Paid to Lottery by Caixa Postponed
April 10, 2018 Quarterly Collection of Federal Lotteries Increased 15% in 2018
April 10, 2018 Nevada Accepts Consulting on Gaming Implementation in Brazil
April 3, 2018 Public Hearing Debates Regulation of Games in Brazil
March 20, 2018 Ministry of Finance and Caixa Negotiate Increase Payout for Lotteries
March 15, 2018 Caixa Participation in Lotex Privatization is Seen as a Problem
March 15, 2018 Brazil Seeks Support from University of Nevada to Define a Better Gaming Law
March 15, 2018 More Brazilian States Apply to Supreme Court for Admission as ‘Amicus Curiae’ in Lottery Association Case
March 15, 2018 Federal Audit Court Gives Green Light for Publication of Lotex Edict
March 13, 2018 Lottery Association Works with Parliamentarians for the Approval of PLC 001/18
March 13, 2018 Brazilian Hospitality Sector Keeps Expectation for Gaming Legalization
March 13, 2018 Lotex Privatization Process Included in Tomorrow’s Plenary Agenda for Voting
March 8, 2018 Author of Brazilian Gaming Law Says There Are Still Options in the Plenary
March 8, 2018 Rapporteur: We Are Here Trying to “Regularize an Economic Activity"
March 7, 2018 Brazilian Senate’s CCJ Rejected Gaming Bill Project
March 1, 2018 Gambling Bill Returns as Number One Topic on Brazilian Senate’s CCJ Agenda
March 1, 2018 Lotéricos Seek Senate President’s Support for the Readjustment of the Amounts Paid by Caixa
February 27, 2018 Brazil Senate Committee Delays Gambling Vote for the Second Week in a Row
February 22, 2018 Rapporteur: Says He Will Work to Have the Gaming Law Voted on Next Week
February 20, 2018 Ethics Committee Acquits Former Vice-President of Caixa's Lotteries
February 20, 2018 CAIXA Lotteries Information Brochures Undergo Transformation
February 19, 2018 More Than 10 Years Later, Justice Condemns Former State Lottery Directors
February 9, 2018 Brazilian Senate Fails to Vote on the Legislation for the Legalization of Gambling Once Again
February 7, 2018 Gaming Bill Adjourned Due to Lack of a Quorum for Voting
February 1, 2018 Superior Court of Justice Admits ‘Amicus Curiae’ in Brazilian Association of State Lotteries Appeal That is Not Deemed to be Repetitive
January 22, 2018 President of the Chamber of Deputies Says There is a Majority to Approve Brazilian Gaming Law in the First Half
January 22, 2018 LOTEX Privatization May Not Happen This Year, Analysts Predict
January 22, 2018 BRAZIL: The Collection of Federal Lottery Revenue Increased by 8.1% in 2017 Compared to 2016
January 22, 2018 CAIXA Begins the Final Tests to Launch the Lottery over the Internet

News Archive for CY2017
January 9, 2017 Lottery Revenues Drop in Brazil
January 8, 2017 Colombian Syndicate Detained by Brazilian Police for Illegal Lottery Sales

News Archive for CY2016
November 18, 2016 Brazil Senate to Vote on Bill 186 on 7 December
November 10, 2016 Brazil Senate Committee Approves Legalization that Legalizes Gambling
July 12, 2016 Government Plans to Create State Owned Company to Offer Sports Betting on the Internet and Privatize the Caixa Instantânea
May 17, 2016 Government Ministers Push for Legalisation of Gambling
January 29, 2016 Brazil Adds Sale of Caixa's Lottery Unit to Asset Sale Program

News Archive for CY2015
November 19, 2015 Lottery President Defends Legalized Gambling in Brazil
October 23, 2015 Brazil to Privatize Instant Lottery Business
September 21, 2015 Brazil Looks to Gambling to Help Weather Recession
September 14, 2015 Global Growth Up 4.6% Half-Year on Half-Year; Growth Buoyed by Sales Surge in Latin America
September 9, 2015 Public Prosecutor to Examine if Lottery Tickets Sold to Support Party are Valid
August 24, 2015 Government Look to Reduce Lotto Games


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