"Norsk Tipping - Norway Lottery - including Viking Lotto & EuroJackpot"
EuroJackpot € 47,000,000 Viking Lotto € 5,700,000 Lørdag Lotto NOK 14,000,000
Norway Lottery games are run and organised by the Norwegian National Lottery company Norsk Tipping AS which first commenced operations in 1948 with the football pools.
When Norsk Tipping first started, it offered players the chance to wager on football games – known as Tipping and Oddsen – whilst at the same time raising funding for sports and research projects. NorskTipping now also provides funds for cultural causes.
The Norwegian State became the sole owners of Norsk Tipping AS in 1993 ownership which it previously shared with both the Norwegian Football Association and Norwegian Sports Federation.
The Norway State Lottery is based in Norsk Tipping, in Hamar, Norway & today it gives players the opportunity to take part in a great selection of games that it has in its Lottery Norway portfolio.
Many of these Norway Lottery games are played not only within Norway itself but right throughout Scandinavia and Europe. Due to the presence of online lottery ticket agencies such as TheLotter and MultiLotto anyone can now buy lottery tickets online for these Norway Lottery games from anywhere around the world.
We will be writing in detail about each Lottery Norway game that you are able to play online that is available from NorskTipping – just go to the Global Lottery Review World Lotteries page for a full list of national lottery games and world lotteries with their individual review pages that contain full and detailed information.
Here we are simply going to list each of the Norway Lottery games that are available from NorskTippingno including EuroJackpot, Viking Lotto – Vikinglotto – and Lotto Lørdag. You can then click straight through to read about the game of your choice.
The Viking Lotto was the world’s very first multi-national lottery. It is operated by 9 national lottery companies throughout Scandinavia: Norsk Tipping – the Norway Lottery company – Veikkaus in Finland, Danske Spil in Denmark, Estonia's Eesti Loto, Sweden’s Svenska Spel, Islensk Getspa the Iceland Lottery company plus Lithuania's Olifeja, Latloto from Latvia and Loterija Slovenije from Slovenia. The Viking Lotto is also known as the VikingLotto, Víkingalottó, Vikingu Loto, Viking Loto, Onsdags Lotto, OnsdagsLotto, and the Norsk Viking Lotto. It is by far the most popular lottery game to be played throughout the Scandinavia and Baltic regions and boasts a huge record jackpot of € 44,262,542 (NOK 498.98 MILLION) which was won in August 2016. This prize was shared between 2 lucky winners from Norway and Denmark. Norway can also claim the biggest single ticket Viking Lotto jackpot win too when a massive € 35,367,465 (NOK 398.71 MILLION) was won an Oslo woman in November 2017. The Viking Lotto draw takes place from Norsk Tipping in Hamar, Norway every Wednesday at 8.00pm. You can read a much more detailed review of the Lottery Norway – VikingLotto by clikcking the link above and check the very latest Viking Lotto Results here.
The most recent multi-national European Lottery to launch was the EuroJackpot on March 23rd 2012. Another truly Pan European Lottery played in 18 countries across Europe including Norway with NorskTipping with effect from February 1st 2013. Aimed at providing large jackpots for players and with much better odds than its chief rival – EuroMillions
– the EuroJackpot is a great addition to the Norway Lottery portfolio
of games. The Euro Jackpot draw takes place once every week on Friday evenings and jackpots begin at a sizeable € 10 MILLION and rollover until they are won up to an amazing € 90 MILLION. This huge figure has been won on numerous occasions and the biggest prize won in the history of Norsk Tipping was won on August 18th 2017 when € 47,357,065 (NOK 533.60 MILLION) was won by a Norwegian player. Much more information will be available on the Euro Jackpot Lottery by clicking the link. To the Play Euro Jackpot simply click on the banner displayed below…
The Norway Lotto from the Norway Lottery company – NorskTipping – is the flagship game offered in Norway and is drawn every Saturday. Locally it is known as the Lotto Lørdag. It is the primary game to be offered by Lottery Norway and is a typical jackpot lotto style game with a matrix of 7/34 + 1. This Norwegian Lotto from Lotto NO is incredibly popular in Norway and beyond. The Lørdag Lotto started here back in 1986 with the first Norway Lottery draw taking place on April 19th. The Lottery NO – Lotto Lørdag – record jackpot to date has been an incredible NKr 47 MILLION won on December 22nd 2012 by a man from Akershus and there have been at least 3 occasions when more than NKr 20 MILLION has been won on the Norway Lottery. Norsk Tipping AS make the draw for the Norway Lotto every Saturday and this is broadcast on NRK1 at 7.45pm. You will find much more detailed information about the Norway Lotto at NorskTipping.
Joker – Norway Lottery – Norsk Tipping
With Lottery Norway and NorskTipping, you can play Joker in conjunction with both of their primary Lotto games – the Viking Lotto (on Wednesdays) and Lotto (on Saturdays). By playing the NorskTipping – Norway Lottery Joker you can easily increase the size of your winnings on the Viking Lotto or Lotto by a significant amount. The Lottery Norway – Joker – was first introduced in May 2000 and the record Joker jackpot won to date has been NKr 4.9 MILLION which was paid by NorskTipping to a lucky woman from Buskerud in 2004.
Keno – Norway Lottery – Norsk Tipping
The Norway Lottery – Keno – was launched by NorskTipping more recently in November 2007. This highly popular Lottery Norway game takes place every day and the results are displayed on NorskTippingNo. With the Keno game you choose how much you wish to play for – from NKr 5 to NKr 100 – and this determines the size of the amount that you can win. Basically, the more you play for the more you can win. The maximum Keno jackpot you can win is NKr 20 MILLION. Simply choose how many numbers you wish to play between 2 and 10 out of a range of keno numbers from 1 to 70. Then choose the amount you wish to play for. 20 Keno numbers are drawn each day and if you match 10 – you win the Keno jackpot. Once again, you can find out more information by visiting the NorskTipping website.
Other Norsk Tipping Games...
As well as Norway Lottery games – NorskTipping offers a variety of other online games. These include Tipping which is all about wagering on football games – league and international. Oddsen – which again involves placing wagers on various football games plus numerous other events including hockey, handball and the Olympics and winter Olympics. EXTRA is a Bingo-type game from Lotto NO that is tailored to television audiences by Lottery Norway.
Just click on any of the above lottery links and they will take you directly to your chosen Norway Lottery game. Each page contains a detailed review about that particular offering from Lottery Norway and gives full NorskTipping information.
We will, in time, be reviewing even more Norwegian Lotteries and will add them to this Lottery Norway overview section as and when we review them. You can also visit the official Lotto NO website norsktippingno to find out a lot more information.
For the time being, we hope you enjoy reading about the main NorskTipping games – the popular Viking Lotto as well as the Euro Jackpot and the NorskTipping Lotto Lordag and checking the latest VikingLotto Results and EuroJackpot Results. We wish you the best of luck should you decide to play in any of them.
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