On December 12, 2011, H.R.H. Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Dutch Lotto held at the World Forum Theatre in Den Haag.

Since its inception in 1961 the Dutch Lotto has given away more than 1.3 billion Euros to over 19 charities including the Prince Bernhard Cultural Fund.

To learn more about the Dutch Lotto and today’s event please click here.

To view photos from today’s celebration please click the links below:

Photo courtesy of Het Koninklijk Huis