In response to the strong demand for tickets sold electronically, the Government Lottery Office (GLO) plans to add an additional two million lottery tickets to its digital distribution platform for the August 1 draw.
Lawaron Saengsanit, General Manager of the Revenue Department and Chairman of the Board of GLO, announced that the 5.1 million tickets distributed through the Pao Tang app for the July 16 draw sold out in less than 24 hours. – the fastest sale from the digital distribution system. launched last month.
Lawaron added that the 5.1 million digital format tickets sold through the government’s mobile app in June were sold out in just five days. It took just three days to sell an additional 5.1 million tickets for the next draw.
The first and second sales registered a total of 1.5 million and 1 million buyers, respectively, while the most recent draw registered approximately 908,000 buyers.
The most recent sales, according to Lawaron, reflect demand for digital lottery tickets priced exactly at 80 baht each. A new assessment will also be conducted to determine the demand for these digital lottery tickets.
Lawaron however noted that a balance must be maintained between the number of lottery tickets traditionally distributed by licensed lottery retailers and those sold through the mobile app to avoid impacting conventional paper ticket sales. . (NNT)