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Brazil - Mega Sena Lottery Information

Guess Range 6/60
Hosted in Brazil
(Local draw time)
Jackpot Type CASH
Tax Requirement Lottery prizes are paid out tax-free. Check the tax laws in your country of residence for any further local taxation you may be subject to.

Chances to win Brazil - Mega Sena

Divisions Match Winning Odds
1 Prize 6 1:50,063,856
2 Prize 5 1:154,518
3 Prize 4 1:2,332

Brazil - Mega Sena Information

Mega Sena is Brazil’s star lottery, offering impressive jackpots which compete with many of the world’s biggest lottery names. The lottery is best known for its distinct drawing format and the world-renowned New Year’s Eve super draw, the Mega da Virada, which attracts fans worldwide.

Mega Sena History

Mega Sena has been operated by the Caixa Economica Federal Bank since 1961 when the bank assumed responsibility for Brazil’s lottery games. After prize payment and taxes, the proceeds from Mega Sena are directed to the Brazilian National Treasury for a variety of social, educational, and cultural projects.

Mega Sena Rules

To win the Mega Sena jackpot, players must predict all 6 numbers drawn from a guess range of 1-60. 

Players looking to follow Brazil’s premier lottery are invited to subscribe and receive every 10th bet free or purchase a Multi-Draw to enjoy up to 25% off the price of participation when purchasing draws in advance.

Winning Mega Sena

Mega Sena boasts some of the most attractive jackpots in South America both in the biweekly and annual draws. Mega Sena’s New Year’s Eve draw, the Mega da Virada, draws lotto fans from around the world with top prizes that are compiled by setting aside 5% of the proceeds from the year’s regular draws.

Mega Sena prizes must be claimed within 90 days from the day of the draw. Like all Brazilian lotteries, prizes are paid out in a lump sum to winners tax-free after the required taxes have already been deducted.

Learn About Mega Sena Lottery Draws

Mega Sena awards Brazil’s largest lottery jackpots year round with a unique two-drum lottery structure and three substantial prizes each draw. Brazil Mega Sena Lottery Results have created some of South America's biggest jackpots, including an R$ 64.9 million (US$ 35 million) prize, collected by a single winner in 1999; an R$56 million prize in 2005; and an R$53.1 million jackpot in 2008.