During last year 6.7 million Belgians bought a National Lottery product at least once. 1.2 million people in Belgium buy a lottery product at least once a week.
A total of 256,464,976 traditional lottery tickets and scratch cards were sold. This was good for a turnover of 1.327 billion euro, 320 million euro of which was donated to a host of worthy causes.
There were 79,858,572 winners in 2018, up 15% on 2017. They won a total of 910.4 million euro. The largest amount won, a Euro Millions jackpot win was 107 million euro.
The number of scratch cards sold rose by 7% and 891,000 people played lottery games online last year, up 19.8% up on 2017.