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Although lotteries have been around in Finland since the 1940s, the first
Lotto draw didn’t take place until 1971. Lottery games are a huge part of
Finnish culture, with over 20 different games in total, but most of these
are only available locally. As well as participating in several lottery
games and other forms of gambling offered by the lottery operator,
Veikkaus, Finns can also play the transnational EuroJackpot and Vikinglotto
Lotto is Finland’s national lottery and one of the most popular games in
Lotto is simple to play, with players choosing seven numbers from a
possible 40, as well as being relatively inexpensive to enter at just €1.00
per ticket. Players can use a System and Rake entry to choose up to 18
numbers and enhance their chances of winning, while an additional €0.50
adds Plus to the ticket to double potential winnings, with the exception of
A Joker game with a fixed jackpot of €1 million is also available to Lotto
players for €2.00 per line.
Played in Finland and a further 17 countries, EuroJackpot has the most
lucrative minimum jackpot available to Finnish lottery players, and with
its long odds leading to frequent rollovers, there are often opportunities
to win huge sums of money.
EuroJackpot doesn’t have any secondary games, but does have 12 prize tiers
for multiple opportunities to win!
Vikinglotto is another transnational lottery played in Finland and in eight
further countries, but due to Finland having a high amount of lottery games
of its own, Vikinglotto isn’t quite as popular here as it is elsewhere.
Vikinglotto also has a number of System Entry options, but unlike other
participating countries, the additional Joker game cannot be played in
The below table provides an overview of the schedule for each Finnish
The biggest Lotto jackpot was €14.5 million in 2018, with Finnish players
also having twice won the maximum €90 million EuroJackpot prize, in 2018
No, all winnings are tax free.
Overseas players should find out if winnings need to be declared at home
for tax purposes.
Contact information for each Finnish lottery operator is listed below.
Tickets for Lotto, EuroJackpot and Vikinglotto are available from the
official Veikkaus website and from authorized lottery vendors across
Yes. In addition to Lotto, both EuroJackpot and Vikinglotto are also
available on selected lottery agent websites.
Players must be at least 15 years of age to buy in-store lottery tickets,
and at least 18 years of age to buy tickets online.
Players have one year to claim prizes.
Players who win EuroJackpot can choose a lump sum payout or annual
payments, while Lotto and Vikinglotto prizes are paid out as lump sums
Veikkaus distributes 27% of its proceeds to good causes across Finland.