Welcome to the Regulator of the National Lottery’s website


The Regulator of the National Lottery is an independent regulatory office established by statute under the National Lottery Act 2013.   The Regulator procures and regulates the holding of the Irish National Lottery.

The Regulator carries out his functions in a manner most likely to ensure –

  1. that the National Lottery is run with all due propriety,
  2. that the interests of participants in the National Lottery are protected,
  3. that the long term sustainability of the National Lottery is safeguarded, and

subject to a) to c), to ensure revenues allocated to Good Causes are maximised.