With only three prize divisions, Brazil’s Mega Sena has been able to award some of country’s largest lottery jackpots with its record being a hefty BRL$64.9 million (approx. $27 million). Draws for Brazil’s most popular lottery take place every week on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Look out for the New Year’s Eve mega draw called Mega da Virada for an even bigger jackpot and prizes.
How to Play
For Mega Sena, playing is simple. Simply select and match six numbers out of 60 to win the jackpot, five correct numbers wins you division two, and four correct numbers wins division three.
Prizes are paid tax-free.
Odds of Winning
Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 2,332, and the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 50,063,856. Note that there are only 3 prize divisions.