SWEDEN LOTTO HISTORY
Europe is one of the continents in the world where lotto games are popularly played. Sweden is one of these countries that offer gambling games like lotto. Lotteriexpeditionen was established in the year 1896. In this same year, the Sweden Lottery game had started taking place. In the succeeding year, the first lotto game was introduced and the company name was changed to Penninglotteriet. It was in 1943 when a company owned by the state became the New Sweden Lottery Company. It was called Tipstjanst. It is known to be the proprietor of Sweden Lotto. The game changed management and is now owned and maintained by Svenska Spel (“Swedish Games”). The Swedish government gave the authority to Svenska Spel’s to operate through its license. Svenska Spel is now the largest gaming provider in Sweden regulating over half of the gaming market.
Svenska Spel deals different kinds of lottery games as well as sports related games. Among all the games offered, “Number Games” is their major and largest line of products and Sweden Lotto is their largest and most prominent game.
Sweden Lotto is a 7 out of 35 lotto game. It was introduced in the year 1980. Draws are done twice a week — every Wednesday and Saturday and they are designated as Lotto 1 and Lotto 2. “Joker” is another preference when playing this game. The “joker” is two additional numbers. In order to win the game, a player must match all the 7 main numbers plus the 2 “joker” numbers. This winning is called “Dromvisted” or “Dream Profit”. Sweden Lotto has the lowest pool of numbers among all nations that conducts lotto.