Date: 05.01.2024

by Antoni Majewski

Baden-Württemberg Sees 30 New Lottery Millionaires in Latest Report

The German Lotto and Totoblock recently released figures revealing that Baden-Württemberg saw 30 people becoming lottery millionaires last year, positioning it as the second-highest region for lottery winners in Germany, following North Rhine-Westphalia.

In 2023, Baden-Württemberg produced 30 new lottery millionaires, only one less than the previous year. This number was eclipsed only by North Rhine-Westphalia, the most populous federal state in Germany, which saw 37 individuals striking it rich.

Total Number of Millionaires in Germany

The total number of new lottery millionaires across Germany reached 179, slightly down from the previous year by 8 winners. This statistic highlights the continued popularity and success of lottery games in the country.

Staatliche Toto-Lotto GmbH Baden-Württemberg is expected to release a more detailed report on the lottery year in the southwest on Monday, January 8th, providing further insights into the region’s lottery trends.

Record Lottery Prizes in Germany

2023 witnessed some of the highest lottery prizes in German history. The largest, a staggering 120 million euros, was claimed by a Eurojackpot player from Schleswig-Holstein in June. Additionally, 117 million euros and 107 million euros were awarded to winners in Hamburg and Bremen, respectively, both also from Eurojackpot draws.

The report also indicated a rise in lottery spending in Germany, with approximately 8.2 billion euros spent last year. This figure marks a 2.9 percent increase compared to 2022, reflecting a growing interest in lottery games among the German public.

Our Comment on the Article

The recent data from the German Lotto and Totoblock illustrates not only the allure of lottery games in Germany but also the significant impact they have on individual lives, creating numerous millionaires each year. The notable increase in lottery spending underscores a broader trend of growing enthusiasm for such games.

With regions like Baden-Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia leading in the number of winners, it’s evident that lotteries continue to be a popular form of entertainment and a dream-making avenue for many.

These statistics also highlight the importance of responsible gambling practices, ensuring that the pursuit of these life-changing wins remains a source of excitement without leading to adverse effects.