The ticket number is based on the player’s bank account number: the five digits of an account number, plus two two letters.
All players receive a personal VIP CARD. They can visit over 130 museums for free and receive up to 50% discount on musicals, zoos and movies.
Results & key success factors
1998 – 2021: 1.8 billion euros for culture and welfare
For each lottery ticket sold, a minimum of 40% goes to charities and social organisations working in culture and for the preservation of our cultural heritage.
Players can choose which charity or good cause they want to support. In addition to national organisations, players can also support local clubs or community associations.
Figures for 2021 VriendenLoterij
|1.1 million players||Revenue € 318.2 million|
|1.4 million tickets||To charities € 133.6 million|
|6.3 million prizes||1998-2021: € 1.8 billion to charities|
|57 cultural partners and 3,500 clubs and associations|
Find the most recent annual report and allocations in the newsroom.
donated in 2021
Charities & partners
Thanks to players, VriendenLoterij supports organisations, clubs and associations, committed to culture and well-being in the Netherlands.
A minimum of 40% of every lottery ticket sold goes directly to supported charities and good causes.
VriendenLoterij has a strong team of well-known and socially and culturally engaged ambassadors. They represent the lottery and help raise awareness of the important work of its beneficiaries.