# prize accumulates and rises to R\$34 million; see dozens

Caixa held today (1), in São Paulo, the drawing for the 2405 Mega-Sena contest. The numbers drawn were 21-38-48-49-53-59. According to the bank, no one nailed all the dozens drawn and now the next prize is expected to be R\$34 million.

The draw also had 18 winning bets on the corner lane. Each of them will pocket the amount of R\$154,808.90.

The court had 2,630 bets contemplated, and each one of the lucky ones will take R\$ 1,513.61.

## When will the next Mega-Sena draw?

The next contest, number 2406, will be held next Saturday (4), in São Paulo. The event will start at 8 pm (Brasilia time) and will be broadcast live over the internet, on Caixa’s official YouTube channel, and with the possibility of simultaneous exhibition on RedeTV! (The official lottery calendar no longer informs in advance which draw will be shown on open TV, being always one per day).

## Mega-Sena: How to participate in the next draw?

Players can play a game of six to 15 numbers at the lottery credentials through Caixa, or using the bank’s special lottery website. All bets registered within one hour of the draw are eligible to win the prizes in play.

## How much does it cost to place a bet on Mega-Sena?

This varies depending on the amount of numbers wagered. The minimum game costs R\$4.50, giving the right to choose six tens between 1 and 60. If you want to bet on one more number, the value goes up and stops R\$31.50. In the highest scenario, with a limit of 15 numbers on the ticket, the bet is R\$22,522.50.

## What were the biggest prizes from the regular Mega-Sena contests?

• 2150, 5/11/2019, 1 winning bet; total prize: R\$ 289.4 million

• 2,237, 2/27/2020; 2 winning bets; total award: BRL 211.6 million

• 1764, 11/25/2015; 1 winning bet; total award: BRL 205.3 million

• 1772, 12/22/2015; 2 winning bets; total award: R\$197.4 million

• 1655, 11/22/2014; 2 winning bets; total award: BRL 135.3 million

• 2161, 6/19/2019; 1 winning bet; total award: BRL 124.2 million

• 2189, 9/18/2019: 1 winning bet; total award: BRL 120 million

• 1,220, 6/10/2010; 1 winning bet; total award: BRL 119.1 million

• 1,575, 2/19/2014; 1 winning bet; total award: BRL 111.5 million

• 1953, 7/29/2017; 1 winning bet; total award: BRL 107.9 million

• 2015, 02/17/2018; 1 winning bet; total award: BRL 104.5 million

• 1924, 4/26/2017, 1 winning bet; total award: BRL 101.5 million

## What is the chance of winning at Mega-Sena?

The odds vary according to the amount of numbers wagered. With the smallest bet (R\$4.50), which has six numbers, the chance of sinking all tens and taking the maximum payout is one in 50,063,860. With seven tens bet (R\$31.50), the probability grows and becomes one in 7,151,980. The maximum bet, £22,500 and 15 tens, has a 10,003 chance of making your player a millionaire.

## And what about the lottery jackpot, how does it work?

Caixa-accredited lotteries organize these jackpots, which are actually group bets with a minimum price. In the case of Mega-Sena, this amount is stipulated at R\$ 10. Each participant must enter with a minimum fee of R\$ 5. In this type of game, an additional service fee of 35% of the fee may be charged. Mega-Sena works with a pool that goes from two to 100 odds, and in each one it is possible to place ten different bets.

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