Mega-Sena result: man loses $ 162 after winning prize withdrawal deadline
A bettor failed to win 162 million reais, equivalent to approximately US $ 30,60 million, in a Brazilian lottery, as he did not withdraw the prize within the time limit and lost his contemplation. He was contemplated after the result of the Mega-Sena.
The draw for the six dozen games was held at Espaço Loterias Caixa, in São Paulo (SP), Brazil, the same city where the bettor who missed the deadline to withdraw the prize placed the bet. The second bettor, who withdrew the amount, is from Aracaju (Sergipe), Northeast region of the country. At the time, the numbers drawn were: 17, 20, 22, 35, 41, 42.
The Mega-Sena da Virada, is one of the most awaited games by Brazilians, as it takes place on the last day of the year and accumulates values throughout the year, generating a high prize. This was the case for the last New Year’s Eve competition, number 2330, which accumulated the value of R $ 325,250,216.44.
According to information from the bank responsible for organizing the lottery, Caixa Econômica Federal, two people hit the six dozen drawn and shared the prize, however one of the bettors did not request the withdrawal of the amount and ended up missing the deadline, which is 90 days after contemplation.
The news reverberated for a long time in the Brazilian press, causing strangeness among the population, after all, who would not receive a high value like that?
After the deadline for withdrawing the award, the amount was transferred to the Funding Fund Estutandil (FIEs), which belongs to the Ministry of Education. Banco Caixa even requested the blocking of the unsolicited amount, but Judge Eduardo José da Fonseca denied the request, using the Brazilian law provided for in art 14. Law 13.756 / 2018, which establishes the transfer of the amount to FIES, in cases such as Those.
Caixa Econômica Federal is responsible not only for Mega-Sena, but also for nine other lotteries. The games are legalized in Brazil and follow some rules, among them, the gambler must be over 18 years old.
Caixa lotteries are the most sought after in the country, because in addition to having low prices, they are easy to access. It is possible to play through the internet, or in any Lottery House, in all there are 12,956 terminals offering betting services. At the Lottery Houses, it is also possible to carry out other bank transactions, such as paying bills, transfers and deposits, for example, which makes it even easier for bettors to access the games, since with just a “walk” it makes fun and fulfilling commitments .
Foreigners can play and follow the results of the Mega-Sena over the internet
For foreigners who were somehow attracted to the Mega-Sena or other lotteries held by Caixa, there is optimistic news. It is possible to carry out the games in a virtual way, through a website made available by the Bank exclusively for this purpose.
The draw and results of Mega-Sena can be followed live, through Caixa’s Youtube channel and Rede TV. The Mais Minas portal updates the results of all lotteries in real time, through written articles.
The foreign bettor who decides to be part of the fun must be aware that if he happens to win in any Brazilian lottery he must be available to go to Brazil to collect the prize. In addition, to request the withdrawal of the amount, it is necessary to have a document called Individual Taxpayer Registration (CPF), or to have a permanent visa, or to be legalized in the country with a foreign card.
The chances of getting your numbers right and winning at Mega-Sena are very remote, being 0.00000002, that is, 1 in every 50.063.860 are considered. All odds are available on the Loterias Caixa website.