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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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30 new sales outlets for Trincomalee District from Development Lotteries Board

30 new sales outlets for Trincomalee District from Development Lotteries Board

With the commencement of New Year, first phase of the project launched to provide new sales outlets for sales agents in Eastern Province was successfully implemented on 01.01.2018. 

Accordingly 30 new sales outlets were provided to sales agents of Development Lotteries Board in Trincomalee District.

This remarkable event was held with th

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35 Anniversary Celebration of DLB

Development lotteries board celebrates 35 years to-day. Since we starts on 1983 19th of January we give away millions & millions of prizes for our valuable customers and also funded for Mahapola & the President fund. Celebrating this memorial day development lotteries board conduct Pirith chanting event on whole night yesturday to bless our intitution,staff members and to whole country. DLB chairman Sena Supriyapperuma, all management,

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Outstanding 3000th Shanida Wasanawa Draw to be held on Monday February 26

Shanida Wasanawa Draw is known as the lottery that came to television for the first time.  The 3000th draw will be held on Monday 26th February. Shanida Wasanawa has won fame for making many Sri Lankan consumers of lotteries, millionaires and multi-millionaires during the past three decades.


Making that trust and confidence of consumers even stronger, the 3000th draw will offer speci

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Lagna Wasana of Development Lottery – now on Wednesdays

It has been decided to hold a draw of Lagna Wasana, one of the lotteries of Development Lotteries Board, which won huge attraction of the people, on every Wednesday commencing from 07.03.2018. Development Lotteries Board has to take such decision to hold a draw in addition to the draws on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday considering the great demand and the attraction for this lottery, which presents super jackpots along with many cash prizes. Accor

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DLB distributes sales outlets and cash prizes to sales agents of Ampara and Batticaloa districts

Development Lotteries Board has initiated a programme to grant appointments of sales agent as self-employment to youths affected by war situation in North and East. Under the programme for providing sales outlets to such sales agents to maintain their business activities more conveniently and systematically, the ceremony to mark the provision of sales outlets to 100 sales agents in Ampara and Batticaloa districts was held successfully at Monti

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