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Szerencsejáték Rt.
The national Lottery of Hungary
Address: Csalogány utca 30-32 H-1015 Budapest, Hungary
E-mail Address:
Phone: +36-1- 201-0525
Fax: +36-1- 201-0682
Population: 10 million
László Varga
Gábor Székely
Year Lottery Founded: 1991
Sales FY 2013:
Sales FY 2014:
EUR 819,313,209 million
EUR 984,450,711 million
# of Employees: 1,113
# of Points of Sale: 6,877
Lottery Systems Contract Scientific Games Corporation - ends December 31, 2020.
Games Offered: Lotto Games, Soprts betting, Numbers Games, including Keno, and instant games.
Beneficiaries: N/A
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Background Information

Szerencsejáték Rt. is the largest gambling service provider in Hungary. It has an exclusive right to sell number draw games, sports bets and prize draw tickets in the whole territory of the country and, through its investments, it also has interests in four Hungarian casinos. The lottery company operates an online sales technology covering the entire country and extensive retail network. The majority of products are available by phone, on the Internet and via SMS, too. At present, the lottery company operates six number draw games (five-number draw lottery, six-number draw lottery, Scandinavian Lotto, Joker, Keno and Luxor), three types of sports bets (Toto Pools, Tippmix and Goal Toto) and a collection of 15-20 prize draw tickets. Two thirds of the Hungarian adult population are regular customers of the Company, involving approximately five million players. The Company has a more than 50% market share in the Hungarian gambling market. At the moment, the staff consists of approximately 1,200 employees, of whom 700 work in its own commercial network, but the number of related resellers is also high. As a result of dynamic development of the Company, the gambling revenues per one resident are the highest among the lottery companies of Middle-Eastern European Countries having joined the European Union in May 2004. Szerencsejáték Rt. has increased its turnover by some 70 % in the past two years.

News Archive CY2016
November 7, 2016 National Lottery Increases Ticket Prices
September 29, 2016 Hungary Adopts New Enforcement Powers to Combat Illegal Gambling

News Archive CY2015
September 4, 2015 National Lottery Gets the Nod for Online Sports Betting
March 20, 2015 Szerencsejáték Inc Expects Sales of its popular weekly pick-five game to Reach Unmatched Levels

News Archive CY2014
Oct 6, 2014 Szerencsejáték Zrt to Market Lottery Tickets from Pubs
Sept 29, 2014 Szerencsejatek to participate in the EuroJackpot International Lottery

News Archive CY2013
December 17, 2013 Another Record Year for Szerencsejáték Zrt, Revenue Growth Surpass Last Year's 213 Billion Forints
September 4, 2013 2012 Has Been a Year of Records for Hungarian Lottery
July 15, 2013 Ministry to Call Closed Tender for Casino Concessions outside Budapest
June 6, 2013 SCIENTIFIC GAMES Signs Lottery Systems Contract with the Hungarian State Lottery
April 22, 2013 Bwin Departs From Hungary
April 17, 2013 Overview of the Hungarian Gambling Market
January 21, 2013 Hungary Set to Impose 20% Online Gambling Tax, Eyes HUF10 Billion Revenues


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