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Lotto Rwanda
Population: 9,907,509 (2007 est.)
Chairman: Robert Biyigamba
Start - up: December 2008
Games Offered: 6 of 36 lotto game
Beneficiaries: development of sports, culture and entertainment.
Jurisdiction: Republic of Rwanda

Background Info

Rwanda, in east-central Africa, is surrounded by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. Steep mountains and deep valleys cover most of the country. Lake Kivu in the northwest, at an altitude of 4,829 ft (1,472 m), is the highest lake in Africa. Extending north of it are the Virunga Mountains, which include the volcano Karisimbi (14,187 ft; 4,324 m), Rwanda's highest point.

Lottery News 2009

Lottery Company Terminates Its GPRS Provider
KIGALI, Rwanda, Central Africa (February 9, 2009) – Just two months after its launch, Lotto Rwanda, has fallen out with its GPRS provider, Rwandatel. Lotto's Chief Executive Officer Phillip Brizoua said the decision to terminate Rwandatel's services was because................Subscribers

Rwanda Chooses SMARTPLAY to Supply the Draw Machine for Their New Lottery
EDGEWATER PARK, New Jersey (January 29, 2009) – Tilia Games and Lotto Rwanda’s joint venture into on-line gaming envisions creating a world-class, responsible gaming experience.  Smartplay International has supplied a Saturn draw machine, in the Rwandan national colors of orange and green, for the games. The Saturn was delivered in December, prior to the scheduled first drawing in 2009............Subscribers

Rwanda Joins the Lottery World
KIGALI, Rwanda (January 19, 2009) -- Rwanda has joined the world of lottery after launching the National Lottery last week in Kigali. Minister Joseph Habineza of ministry of Sports and Culture was the guest of honour and he said that the National Lottery will help in the development of entertainment industry................Subscribers

Tilia Games Plans US$25 Million Investments in National Lottery
KIGALI, Rwanda, Central Africa (January 13, 2009) -- Tilia Games, the operator of the National Lottery and casino are planning to invest about US$25m (Rwf14.1b) in Lotto Rwanda operations for the next five years.................Subscribers

Rwanda National Lottery Kicks Off
RWANDA, Central Africa (January 11, 2009) -- Rwandans now have the opportunity to play the lottery, by participating in the National Lottery which was launched last week. Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of Sports and Culture Joseph Habineza expressed his satisfaction that the country finally has its lottery...................Subscribers

Rwanda National Lottery Winners Hit 3200
KIGALI, Rwanda, Central Africa (January 8, 2009) -- The National Lottery operated by Tilia Games, an entertainment solutions provider under the licence of Lotto Rwanda has hit 3200 winners in three weeks of operation. The Project Director for Tilia Games, Johannes Lind, said..................Subscribers


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