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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:
EUR 4,334,577,300
EUR 4,039,573,263
Number of Employees: N/A
Points of Sale (POS): 13,161
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
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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