The Vriendenloterij supports charities in the field of health and well-being. In addition, participants of this lottery can actively support clubs and associations of their choice (the so-called earmarked play). Together with the National Postcode Lottery and the BankGiro Loterij, the VriendenLoterij falls under the Holding Nationale Goede Doelen Loterijen N.V.
History of the Friends Lottery
The Friends Lottery was founded in 1989 on the initiative of Humanitas. Together with the National Postcode Lottery and the BankGiro Lottery, the lottery falls under the Holding National Charity Lotteries. The lottery supports health and wellness charities. Many clubs and associations also receive support. In total, the lottery generated more than 96 million euros in 2011. More than 48 million euros of this went to 41 charities and more than 3,800 clubs and associations in the Netherlands.
Friend lottery promotion
At the Friends Lottery, you and your friends have a chance to win fantastic prizes. The prize package for 2013 has never been more interesting. You now have a chance to win the first prize of 1 million euros, 12 x one hundred thousand euros, 52x twenty-five thousand euros and 52x holidays worth 10,000 euros!
Great chance of winning
The Friends Lottery uses 1 in 5 lottery tickets to win a fantastic prize. This means that you have a 20% chance of winning a prize and not only you, but also your friends!
The Friends Lottery has an average payout percentage of 38%. This is relatively little compared to the other lotteries.
In 2011 the stake of the participants of the VriendenLoterij was € 95,530,314. The lottery donates 50% of this amount, namely € 47,765,157, to organizations that work for good causes in the field of welfare and health.
With this lottery you have the option to choose for which charity you participate. Half of your ticket will go directly to this goal. You then play “earmarked”.
Cancel friend lottery
If you are no longer interested in participating in the Vriendenloterij.nl, you can cancel your subscription by calling, emailing or writing a letter to the lottery. Have a chance to win fantastic prizes and play in the friends lottery.