In Switzerland, Swisslos and Loterie Romande are the two main lottery operators:
Swisslos organization operates lotteries in the German-speaking, Italian-speaking, Reto-Romanian-speaking cantons and Liechtenstein. Among other things, Swisslos offers the Swiss national lottery, known as Swiss Lotto or Swiss Loto, in partnership with Loterie Romande. They also have other lotteries, tombolas and scratch card games.
Loterie Romande operator runs lotteries in French-speaking cantons. Loterie Romande and Swisslos jointly operate the Euromillions lottery in Switzerland. In addition to Euromillions, they also sell tickets for Swiss Lotto. Loterie Romande also offers exclusive lotteries in French-speaking cantons, such as Banco, Loto Express, Magic 3 and Magic 4.
Swiss lotteries and games of chance
The Swiss Lotto is the most famous national lottery in Switzerland, run by Swisslos. Players select a series of numbers and try to match winning combinations to win prizes, including the jackpot.
Switzerland participates just like Austria in EuroMillions, a partnership between several countries in Europe. Players choose numbers and try to match the right combinations to win prizes, including huge jackpots.
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Sports Tip is a Swiss sports betting game managed by Swisslos. Players can place bets on sporting events and try to win prizes by correctly predicting the outcome.
This is another lottery offered by Swisslos. It offers players the chance to win prizes by picking the right numbers.
Zahlenlotto is one of the traditional Swiss lotteries owned by Swisslos. It is similar to the Swiss Lotto and allows players to choose numbers and win prizes.
The largest lottery prize ever won in Switzerland
We investigate the largest cash prizes ever won in Switzerland. Our research focuses on the two most popular lotteries, Swiss Lotto and EuroMillions, of which here are the real number one lotteries (updated as of November 2023)
Swisslotto biggest winner in 2014
Also notable was the jackpot win in the Swiss Lotto on August 23, 2014. The jackpot amounted to CHF 48,598’075.75, which was the largest Swiss Lotto prize ever at the time. The winning combinations were 3, 4, 7, 21, 22, 23 and Glückszahl 2. This victory demonstrated the great potential of the Swiss National Lottery and remained for a long time the biggest win in the history of the game.
Swiss Euromillionen winner
On October 15, 2021, the Swiss EuroMillions all-time record was broken. The jackpot amounted to an unprecedented €236,271,420, the highest amount ever paid out in Switzerland in the European multinational lottery. The lucky winning numbers are 21, 26, 31, 34 and 49, with the asterisks 2 and 5. This win is not only a milestone for Switzerland, but also one of the biggest in EuroMillions history.
(info of Swisslos website)