Mega Sena Help and FAQs

Betting on the Mega Sena is much the same as participating in the lottery itself, however rather than buying a physical ticket, you are betting on the outcome of the draw. Below is a list of FAQs related to the draw - if you have any further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.

How to bet on Mega Sena

Placing a bet on the Mega Sena draw is simple, just select 6 numbers between 1-60.

Where and when do the Mega Sena draws take place?

The draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays in Brasilia at 20:00 BRT (24:30 BST/GMT). The numbers are picked in pairs from 2 cages, resulting in a two-digit number between 01 and 60. If the number 00 comes up it is replaced with 60. See the latest results here.

How do I win?

There are 3 prize tiers with awards paid for matching anything from three numbers or more. The value of each prize including the jackpot is dependent on ticket sales and the number of winners per prize tier. If there are multiple winners for any given prize tier the amount is split between the players. The jackpot starts at R$ 2 million (approx. €1 million) and it continues to roll over until it is claimed. There is no jackpot cap!

Match Odds of Winning Prize*
6 1:50,063,860 Jackpot
5 1:154,518 Tier 2
4 1:2,332 Tier 3
* The amounts shown above have been taken from the official Mega Sena lottery prize breakdown. prize amounts are calculated in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

What happens if I win?

We will notify you via email and the prize money will be transferred to your account as soon as possible.

Can I subscribe to Mega Sena?

Yes! Once you have selected your lucky numbers, you can select the ‘Subscribe’ option and we’ll enter your bet automatically. Never miss a Mega Sena draw!

What’s the biggest jackpot in Mega Sena history?

The biggest ever jackpot was worth R$263.2 million (approx. €70 million) and was split by four ticket holders on Wednesday 31st December 2014.

What is a Mega da Virada?

The Mega da Virada draw is held every year on New Year’s Eve. Throughout the year 5% of the proceeds from Mega Sena are put aside and contribute to the huge jackpots. If no player manages to match all 6 numbers, the jackpot is awarded to players who matches 5 numbers.

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