Nationale Postcode Loterij

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Nationale Postcode Loterij
Nationale Postcode Loterij - logo - Netherlands 01.jpg
Agency overview
Headquarters Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website http://www.postcodeloterij.nl

The Nationale Postcode Loterij (National Postcode Lottery) is the biggest charity lottery in the Netherlands.[1] It was founded in 1989 by Novamedia, a marketing agency that sets up and runs charity lotteries.[2] Fifty percent of the proceeds of this lottery are donated amongst 81 charities, which, in 2010 amounted to over 270 million euros.[3]

Prize winners are the lot owners whose postal code, a code that forms part of the winners' residential address, has been drawn.

Ambassadors[edit]

Several notable individuals endorse the lottery, and have been appointed ambassadors, including:[4]

Proceeds donated to charities[edit]

Figures are in millions of euros:

  • 2000 - 159.0
  • 2001 - 177.1
  • 2002 - 203.3
  • 2003 - 217.4
  • 2004 - 225.2
  • 2005 - 212.5
  • 2006 - 216.7
  • 2007 - 226.0
  • 2008 - 244.4
  • 2009 - 256.5
  • 2011 - 270.5

Charities[edit]

Charities receiving proceeds include:[6] [7]

See also[edit]

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