Prepare your pocket: Caixa Lotteries get more expensive by 2020, see prices

Do you have a dream of getting rich and use lotteries to help out? Be prepared that betting on Caixa’s lotteries will soon be a little more expensive. The Ministry of Economy has authorized Caixa Econômica Federal to raise prices for Brazilian lottery games. The Mega-Sena, which currently costs $ 3.50, will have readjustment of $ 1.00, so it will cost $ 4.50. This represents an increase of 28.6%.

Prepare your pocket: Resultado da Mega-Sena Lotteries get more expensive by 2020, see prices

First, according to the ordinance published in the Federal Official Gazette, the readjustment will be effective from January 1, 2020. However, Caixa must still define when the new prices actually take effect. The last time the lottery was readjusted was in 2015, when the value of Mega’s bet went from $ 2.50 to $ 3.50.

Increases in other lottery games were also allowed under the ordinance signed by the ministry’s Secretariat for Evaluation, Planning, Energy and Lottery. The Double-sena, Lotofácil and Lotomania will be priced at $ 2.50 and Quina will have a minimum value of $ 2.00. In addition, the sports lotteries also had readjustments: Loteca and Timemania will have bets of $ 3.00 and Lotogol will now cost $ 1.50.

However, the new price may only be charged after disclosure in the country’s media outlets and over the Internet, at least three business days in advance of the date when the highest charge begins.

Caixa Lottery Curiosities

There are lotteries in the country since 1784. The first was in Minas Gerais, in Vila Rica, where today is located Ouro Preto. The first regulation was more part, on April 27, 1844.

The sweepstakes that give the biggest prizes

The main draws are the Mega-Seine on Wednesdays and Saturdays (always at 20h), Quina on Mondays and Saturdays, and Lotofácil on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Nowadays bets can be placed online. The minimum bet of 6 numbers costs $ 3.50 until the new price starts. The more numbers you dial, the higher the bet price and the greater the chances of winning the prize.Finally, winners can receive their prize at any accredited lottery box or at Caixa branches. If the net premium exceeds R $ 1,332.78, payment may only be made at Caixa branches.


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