Cash flow in the lottery and betting sector in 2018

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 372 mil.

CHF 332 mil.

Lottery and sports funds (Swisslos funds) of the cantons

Arts

Sports

Social welfare

Environment

CHF 40 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


Kanton2018 in CHF2017 in CHF
Aargau35 405 29535 992 498
Appenzell Ausserrhoden2 653 4992 691 092
Appenzell Innerrhoden839 950859 326
Basel-Landschaft14 749 96415 006 676
Basel-Stadt10 201 87710 564 787
Bern53 694 30455 075 226
Glarus2 208 7652 262 339
Graubünden10 697 96111 090 956
Luzern20 666 27921 083 917
Nidwalden2 362 5202 409 547
Obwalden2 078 3802 100 717
Schaffhausen4 277 2694 335 642
Schwyz8 546 2098 733 040
Solothurn14 553 23615 003 146
St. Gallen25 500 22326 057 466
Tessin20 503 12221 267 911
Thurgau13 803 97214 058 911
Uri1 881 9691 935 738
Zug6 993 2137 131 893
Zürich78 393 52379 711 042
Liechtenstein1 980 9502 020 231
Total331 992 480339 391 470