Mega-Sena has no winner and prize reaches R$ 42 million

No gambler hit the six tens of the Mega-Sena contest 2626, drawn on the night of  Tuesday, August 29.

With that, the prize accumulated and should reach R$ 42 million in the next draw, which will take place on Thursday, August 31.

The numbers drawn are 01-09-13-16-52-59.

According to Caixa Econômica Federal, 51 bets hit the quina and will receive R$ 48,782.47 each. And 3,431 bettors hit the quadra and will win R$ 1,035.89.

Bets can be placed until 7 pm (Brasília time) at Caixa-accredited lottery outlets throughout the country or via the internet.

The simple game, with six numbers marked, costs R$ 5.

What are the chances of winning the Mega-Sena?

The chances of winning the prize vary in each Mega-Sena contest. It all depends on the number of tens selected and the type of bet placed.

In the single bet, the probability of hitting the main prize is 1 in 50,063,860, according to information provided by Caixa Econômica Federal.

On the other hand, when opting for a bet with a maximum of 15 tens, whose value is BRL 22,522.50, the probability of hitting the prize is 1 in 10,003.

How to bet on the lottery?

Therefore, the player can choose between six to 20 numbers that he wants to bet.

For those who prefer to bet in a group and in greater volume, Caixa’s official syndicate is also an option that increases the chances of winning.

On the betting wheel, there is a specific field for this type of betting, with a minimum price of R$ 15.00 in the Mega-Sena and each minimum share of R$ 6.00.

The pool can have from two to 100 odds, with a maximum of 10 bets per pool, with the same number of numbers.

If there are no winners in any bracket, the value accumulates for the next contest, in the respective award bracket.

Therefore, prizes expire 90 days after the draw date.

After this period, the amounts are transferred to the national treasury for investment in the FIES – Higher Education Student Financing Fund.​​​​

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