Online Gambling

Online Gambling in Liechtenstein

Online Gambling in the Principality of Liechtenstein is limited to online lotteries. The International Lottery in Liechtenstein Foundation (ILLF) is the only entity in authorized in Liechtenstein to conduct lotteries.

Online lotteries are like the good old fashioned lotteries. The only difference is you get to buy the lottery tickets online.

Back in 1995, the concept of online lottery games was conceived and the ILLF was created. In fact, many credit Liechtenstein as the pioneer in online lottery.

Shortly thereafter, the government of Liechtenstein granted a license to run an international online lottery and the ILLF launched its first game, Interlotto. Today, Interlotto in known as Plus Lotto, and has become one of the leading lotto games in Europe.

Incidentally, the first Interlotto ticket was sold to the then Liechtenstein Prime Minister Mario Frick. The first ever winner was Liechtenstein's first Olympic bobsledder.

Arthur J. Gallagher (UK) Limited, a Lloyd's broker, insures the jackpot prizes and guarantees the payouts.

All ticket entry fees for any of the ILLF lottery games are held by the Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG to assure that the funds are securely held and paid out when winners file a claim.

Online Lottery Game in Liechtenstein

The ILLF has a weekly 6/49 lotto game where 6 balls plus a bonus ball are drawn from 49 balls. The purchase price of each ticket is EUR 3 and the Jackpot is a Guaranteed EUR 20,000,000.00 per week.

The draw occurs every Friday at the ILLF's studio in Liechtenstein and is scrutinized by an auditor from Thöny Treuhand. The draws are recorded and available for viewing at any future dates through

Liechtenstein Online Lottery Restrictions

According the ILLF website, people under the age of 18 years may not open an account, nor may they enter a Draw or play any of the games. Players who win Prizes will be required to show that they were over the age of 18 years at the time that they entered.

About Liechtenstein

The Principality of Liechtenstein located in Western Europe, bounded by Switzerland to the west and south and by Austria to the east. Its area is just over 160 km² (around 61.7 square miles), and it has an estimated population of 35,000. Its capital is Vaduz; the biggest town is Schaan. According to the CIA World Factbook, Liechtenstein has the highest gross domestic product per person in the world.

Liechtenstein is a constitutional monarchy divided into 11 municipalities. Much of its terrain is mountainous, making it a winter sports destination. Many cultivated fields and small farms characterize its landscape both in the north (Oberland, upper land) and in the south (Unterland, lower land). The country has a strong financial sector located in the capital, Vaduz, and has been identified as a tax haven. It is a member of the European Free Trade Association and part of the European Economic Area but not of the European Union.