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Mega Sena Prizes
The Mega Sena lottery offers three different prize tiers, one for those who match all 6 Mega Sena numbers, one for those who match 5 Mega Sena numbers and one for those who match 4 Mega Sena numbers.
Because it is possible to enter anything from 6 to 15 numbers, the odds of winning a Mega Sena prize on any of the three tiers varies according to the quantity of numbers played. That said, the table below gives you some idea of the odds of winning the various Mega Sena prizes available when you play the minimum of 6 numbers with a single entry:
|Mega Sena Prize||How to Win||Odds of Success|
|Jackpot||Match 6 Mega Sena numbers||1 in 50,063,860|
|Tier 2||Match 5 Mega Sena numbers||1 in 154,518|
|Tier 3||Match 4 Mega Sena numbers||1 in 2,332|
The prize money paid to Mega Sena lottery winners has income tax deducted, but even after such deductions have been taken into account the total Mega Sena prize fund equates to 32.2% of lottery earnings. Those who want to compare the Mega Sena prize fund with those of lottery games that aren’t subject to taxation will be interested to note that the pre-tax figure is 46% of Mega Sena lottery earnings.
The money allocated to Mega Sena lottery prizes is allocated as follows:
35% goes to the Mega Sena Jackpot prize fund
19% goes to the Mega Sena Tier 2 prize fund
19% goes to the Mega Sena Tier 3 prize fund
The remaining 27% goes to a fund for special Mega Sena prize games that offer larger than normal prizes. Some 22% goes to a fund for a special Mega Sena game held every five draws, and 5% goes to a fund for an special Mega Sena game held at the end of each year.