2013 is coming to a close and that means the exciting Mega-Sena New Year’s Eve draw, or Mega-Sena da Virada as it is known in Brazil, is almost upon us! The jackpot prize on offer this year is a whopping USD $85 million – imagine the kind of start to 2014 you’d have with that kind of cash!
This special draw jackpot amount is an accumulation of the entire year’s portions set aside from the regular Brazilian Mega-Sena weekly draws. For the same price as a regular Mega-Sena ticket, you can enter into this exciting once-a-year draw and play for a massive jackpot prize. The Brazilian lottery organisers, Loteria Caixa, really do love to pump up the excitement around this time of year, so take full advantage of the mega jackpot prize on offer and enter the Mega-Sena Da Virada!
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It’s really easy to play Mega-Sena da Virada because it has the same structure as the bi-weekly Mega-Sena draw – you’ll choose 6 numbers from a number range of 1 to 60 and then await the results to see if you’re a winner. PlayHugeLottos.com are selling tickets until New Year’s Eve so you still have time to buy your entries! And as if the jackpot isn’t enough of a reason to play, you’ll also receive 62 lotto points for each of your ‘da Virada’ ticket purchased!
The Most Popular Lottery in Brazil
This annual lottery draw is so popular amongst the Brazilians because of its massive jackpot on offer. Winners of the Mega-Sena da Virada are given 90 days to claim their prize, thereafter the prize money is transferred to the national treasury which invest it into educational programmes.
Record Mega-Sena da Virada Jackpots
The largest Mega-Sena da Virada jackpot ever awarded was R$194.3 million in 2010, with the second place going to the R$144.9 million jackpot from 2009.