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DLB considering online lottery for Millennials

Development Lotteries Board (DLB) Chairman Romesh Jayawardana says that the DLB is exploring ways to launch an online lottery which will appeal to the new Millennials or Generation Y who are not too keen on purchasing paper-based traditional lotteries.


Millenials or Generation Y are the young people born in 1980s-1990s and in early 2000.


"A survey conducted by undergraduate students of the Uni

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LB dedicated to uplift the livelihoods of under-privileged communities in the Country

In keeping with the mission of DLB to enrich the lives of rural Sri Lankans and uplifting the livelihoods of under-privileged communities in the Country, DLB extended its support to Sirasa Gammadda program by donating Rs. 1.4 Million for the library project in Kumbukandana Primary School at Wilgamuwa DS in Mathale District.

Mr. Saman Jayasinghe, the General Manager  was the Chief Guest at the opening ceremony which was held on 1 More Detail

"Ada Kotipathi" Ticket Launch

Development Lotteries offer fabulous prizes on all 7 days!

Development Lotteries Board, renowned for launching innovative ways to attract customers have just introduced a new lottery ticket titled ‘අද කෝටිපති’ that has revolutionized the market.  The draws for the new lottery will be held on all seven days of the week. 

The inaugural draw is scheduled to be held on Thursday 31st

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Appointment of Mr. S. A. P Suriyapperuma as the Chairman of the Development Lotteries Board

Mr. S. A. P. Suriyapperuma who has held several senior positions in the public and the private sector in the past was appointed as the chairman of the  Lotteries Development Lotteries Board by  the Hon. Minister of Finance and Media Mr. Mangala Samaraweera on the recommendation of His Excellency the President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena.

Mr. Suriyapperuma who had his primary education at the Kandapola Mahinda College later on&nb

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Distributors Meeting

Development Lotteroies Board District Distributor meeting was held under the patronage of  Mr. S.A.P. Suriyapperuma chairman of DLB ,on 9th of October 2017 at the Waters Edge Battaramulla For this occation Mr. Saman Jayasinghe - General Manager , Mr.Anura Jayarathne - Deputy General Manager(Marketing), Miss Vijitha Somarathna - Deputy General Manager (Finance) and Assistant General Managers of DLB were participated.

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216 Million Donation for the President Fund

Sena Suriyapperuma, the current Chairman of the Development Lotteries Board, has presented a check worth Rs. 216,541,000/- to the his Excelency President, Maithripala Sirisena on 11th October 2017, as the contribution to the President's Fund in 2017.

This year, by September 2017, Rs. 4859 million has been allocated to the winners. and happy to inform you that on 10th October 2017, the Rs. 10.45 million of

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DLB ‘Kotipathi Shanida’ launches special lottery offering amazing prizes

Development Lottery Board (DLB) has just launched another unique lottery under Sri Lanka’s popular ‘Kotipathi Shanida’ brand bringing customers more chances to win. The promotion will end on the 31st of October when the draw is scheduled to be held.

What makes this lottery special is that in addition to the customary jackpot prizes offered to the winning tickets there will be a special draw with special pri

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DLB ‘Kotipathi Shanida’ produces another millionaire!

A resident in the Kandy District is the lucky winner of the biggest ever inaugural lottery prize offered by the Development Lotteries Board.  The winner hit the massive jackpot of Rs. 104,565,936 when the 200th draw was held on October 10.

During the span of last 18 months, DLB has produced three other millionaires.  One winner from Badulla District won Rs. 9.8 million, while Gampaha District produced a winner who

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Development Lotteries Board launched a promotional campaign named ගැලක්සියෙන් Galaxy5ක්”

The Development Lotteries Board has decided to launch a promotional campaign named “ගැලක්සියෙන් Galaxy5ක්”from 1st of November 2017. After the normal draw process it will have another extra draw and will give away 5 Samsung Galaxy phones for our valuable consumers. Ticket will sell at the normal price Rs.20/- and if someone have price on main draw and the special draw the winner will eligible to receive both prizes.

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Prizes Galore at the Super Ball Special Draw held this November

Prizes Galore at the Super Ball Special Draw held this November

The Development Lotteries Board has made arrangements to promote its revolutionary lottery “Super Ball” offering its consumers to stand a chance to win many super prizes in addition to the Super Jackpot

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