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Membership

There are 3 categories of Members: Regular, Observer and Associate Members.

Becoming an EL Regular Member

An EL Regular Member must conduct games of chance and/or skill such as Lotto, Toto, class lotteries, classic lotteries, sports betting, sports lotteries, instant games, and lotteries generally based upon a state issued lottery licence in a Members State of the Council of Europe.

An EL Member must assure that its lottery-type games form the substantial part of the organisation’s total gross revenue and that its net revenues for a substantial part are dedicated, by public decision, to good causes and/or the State exchequer. It is essential that Regular Members live up to the aims and lottery values of EL.

Regular Members have full voting rights in the association and are allowed to participate fully in all activities of the association. 

Membership fees

The current fee structure is based on the lottery’s annual turnover in Euros. Membership fees are payable in Swiss Francs.

Turnover/Fee

Up to 49.9 million Euros: CHF 10'000

From 50 to 154.9 million Euros: CHF 12'000

From 155 to 299.9 million Euros: CHF 15'000

From 300 to 599.9 million Euros: CHF 20'000

From 600 to 999.9 million Euros: CHF 25'000

From 1 billion to 1.49 billion Euros: CHF 40'000

From 1.5 to 2.9 billion Euros: CHF 65'000

From 3 to 4.9 billion Euros: CHF 85'000

From 5 billion Euros upwards: CHF 115'000

Leaflet on how to become a Regular Member

Application form EL Regular Member

Applications can be sent to info@european-lotteries.org.

Becoming an EL Associate Member

An EL Associate Member must supply or intend to supply goods or services to Regular Members or to other Associate Members in respect of applicable legislation in any jurisdiction and take care that its staff as well as its contractual partners and shareholders likewise respect their legislation in the countries concerned. It is essential that Associate Members live up to the aims and lottery values of EL.

Associate Members shall have access to certain events organised by the association, especially as exhibitors during association meetings. They shall exercise neither decision-taking nor voting rights.

Membership fees

The annual membership fee - as of January 1, 2020 - amounts to CHF 5'000.-- (Swiss francs).

Leaflet on how to become an Associate Member

Application form EL Associate Member

Applications can be sent to info@european-lotteries.org.