29 Mar 2019
Instant Games is the second largest activity among EL Members. The Instant Games seminar is hosted by the Nederlandse Loterij and takes place on 28 and 29 March in Rotterdam.
Rotterdam, 28 March 2019 – In 2017 the overall sales of Instant Games (or sometimes called Scratch Cards) in Europe was 25.9 billion euro. This made Instant Games the second most important game in the portfolio of the Members of the European Lotteries Association (EL). The largest lottery activity are traditional Lotto-games (51.8 billion sales in 2017). Instant Games are still growing in 40 markets in Europe where they are available. Growth was 4.2% in 2017. Italy is the largest market for Instant Games, followed by Portugal and France.