Introducing the Brazil Quina Lottery!
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The Brazil Quina Lottery is one of the flagship lottery games in Brazil. The guessing range in this popular lottery game is 5 numbers from a total of 80 numbers. The Brazil Quina lottery draws take place daily between Monday and Saturday at 8 PM. Cash jackpots are paid and the tax requirement in this lottery game is approximately 13.80%.
Players have multiple divisions available to them in this lottery game. Division 1 requires players to match 5 winning numbers with odds of 1 in 24 million; Division II prizes requires players to match 4 numbers with odds of approximately 1 in 64,000 and Division III prizes requires players to match 3 numbers with odds of 1 in 866.
As one of the most popular lottery games in Brazil, the Brazil Quina Lottery also offers 6 chances every week to win a lottery prize. During the summertime, this lottery game adds more festive cheer to the mix with a super draw known as the Quina de Sao Joao Super Draw. During the course of 2012, this single night lottery event showcased a jackpot prize of more than R$80 million – in excess of $40 million. This lottery provided a prize pool of over R$90 million in 2013 – $45 million.
The Brazil Quina game is relatively easy to play and requires only that players match 5 numbers from a potential pool of 80 numbers. The format of lottery games was changed in 1994 when the Caixa Company made it possible for players to choose their own numbers, as opposed to a preselected ticket. This gave rise to the Quina Lottery.
Nowadays, this lottery game is regarded as one of the most popular and rewarding Brazilian lottery games. In 2010, the biggest ever Brazil Quina Lottery jackpot was hit – R$10 million – which equates to $5.7 million. To win this lottery draw, players simply need to match 5 numbers from 80 potential numbers. All winnings in this lottery game are taxed at a federal tax rate of 13.8%
Nowadays the Brazil Quina Lottery is still managed by the Caixa Company. Profits generated from this lottery draw are ploughed into the promotion of amateur sports and elementary education across Brazil. The minimum number of correct numbers to win a prize in this lottery is 3, for Division III prizes.