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Winnings Payments during restrictions due to COVID-19

09 Apr 2020 - Winnings Payments during restrictions due to COVID-19

Due to the recent Joined Ministerial Decision D1a/GP.21268/20(Government Gazette 1081/Β/28.03.2020) regarding the temporary closure of operations of OPAP Stores, please find below information regarding payment of winnings during this period.

All winning tickets, for which a Payment Order has been issued to a Bank, are normally paid by all Piraeus Bank branches (affiliated Bank).

  • Regarding the winning tickets, for which no Payment Order has been issued or is below the Bank's issuance limit, the relevant Order will be issued after the suspension of the OPAP agencies closure.
  • In the case of winning tickets from the following Popular Lottery (“LAIKO”) and National Lottery (“ETHNIKO”):






whose limitation period has expired during the temporary closure, the winning tickets will be paid by a process that will be defined after the opening of OPAP agencies.


HELLENIC LOTTERIES S.A. cashiers at Athens and Thessaloniki will remain closed throughout the duration of the prohibition measures.