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.
The National Lottery is operated by Tilia Games, an
entertainment solutions provider under the licence of Lotto Rwanda. The first
Rwandan National Lottery was launched in mid-December (2008) lunder the support
of GSI, a gaming company believed to have launched 20 lotteries in USA, Europe,
and South Africa.
The licensed company, Lotto Rwanda is a Public-Private
Partnership initiative owned by the government with shares to the tune of 40
percent and the private sector with 60 percent.
According to the joint
venture agreement, Lotto Rwanda contributes a certain percentage to government
for the development of sports, culture and entertainment.
officials say that this creates and maintains a world-class and responsible
gaming experience, while raising funds and giving an opportunity to locals to
realize their life expectations while supporting government
Lottery Operator NAGS
Donates Computers to Primary School
Donates Computers Worth Rwf5.4 Million
RWANDA (November 19,
2009) According to local media reports Lotto Rwanda, under its umbrella
New Africa Gaming Solution (NAGS), yesterday donated 15
computers worth Rwf5.4m to Kimihurura Primary School (KPS) in a bid to reach
out to all age groups...................Subscribers
Rwanda Chooses SMARTPLAY to Supply the Draw Machine for Their
EDGEWATER PARK, New Jersey (January 29, 2009)
Tilia Games and Lotto Rwandas 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
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
Games Plans US$25 Million Investments in National
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
Rwanda National Lottery Kicks Off
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
Rwanda National Lottery Winners Hit 3200
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