Cash flow in the lottery and betting sector in 2019

When it comes to instant tickets and lotteries, luck is not something that can be forced. But whether you win or lose, one thing is guaranteed – even if you don't have any matches, your money won't have gone to waste.

Profit Swisslos CHF 406 mil.

CHF 362 mil.

Lottery and sports funds (Swisslos funds) of the cantons

Arts

Sports

Social welfare

Environment

CHF 44 mil.

Sport-Toto-Association

Swiss Olympic Association

Sporthilfe

Football

Education, Promoting young talents

Ice hockey

Education, Promoting young talents

Distribution of Swisslos profit

Lottery money is distributed to the individual cantons based on population size and gaming figures/revenue.

Payment to the cantons


Kanton2019 in CHF2018 in CHF
Aargau38 927 76235 405 295
Appenzell Ausserrhoden2 842 3042 653 499
Appenzell Innerrhoden886 129839 950
Basel-Landschaft16 042 21314 749 964
Basel-Stadt11 106 43410 201 877
Bern57 582 19553 694 304
Glarus2 240 7632 208 765
Graubünden11 799 25110 697 961
Luzern22 415 50620 666 279
Nidwalden2 545 3952 362 520
Obwalden2 271 2552 078 380
Schaffhausen4 630 0814 277 269
Schwyz9 288 7718 546 209
Solothurn16 178 50914 553 236
St. Gallen27 763 41025 500 223
Tessin22 658 79920 503 122
Thurgau15 153 40113 803 972
Uri2 014 0021 881 969
Zug7 734 0096 993 213
Zürich85 924 47478 393 523
Liechtenstein2 150 1371 980 950
Total362 322 800331 992 480