The collection of the lotteries of the state-owned government bank Caixa grew 22.4% in the last five years, summit in 2015, US$ 4.55 billion. Nevertheless, it fell 13.9% in 2016, to US$ 3.90 billion. It's worrying; 48% of the collection is destined to social transfers, and several activities depend exclusively on these resources.
In 2016, US$ 1.86 billion was distributed to the National Treasury Secretariat, Student Funding Fund, National Culture Fund, National Penitentiary Fund, National Health Fund, Brazilian Red Cross, National Federation of Parents' Associations and Friends of Exceptional Members, Ministry of Sport, Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB), Brazilian Paralympic Committee (CPB), Brazilian Club Committee (CBC), National Confederation of Clubs (
Since 2001, the Brazilian sport has received more than US$ 2.44 billion from the lotteries.
Brazil is far from its potential. Lottery revenues in Italy reach
There are three measures that can significantly improve the outcome of lotteries in Brazil: more points of sale, rebalancing of the
There are less than 14,000 lottery stores in the country, which is very little. One for every 16,000 Brazilians. And, in addition to lotteries, they still offer banking services. Can you imagine the queue if every Brazilian decides to bet? Would not it be the case to increase the number of outlets with the direct involvement of beneficiaries and online offer?
In Brazil, the
Currently, the law allows Caixa nine lottery products. Only three, Mega-Sena, Lotofácil and Quina, concentrate 90% of the collection and 80% of the bets. Would not it be time to modernize the portfolio, including, for example, sports betting, which already moves
Source: GMB / O Globo