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Mega-Sena, the most popular lottery in Brazil, has an estimated prize pool of R$37 million. The draw for contest 2,656 will take place this Tuesday, the 14th.

Expectations are rising among bettors, with the live broadcast scheduled for 8pm on Caixa’s YouTube channel. Bettors have until 7pm on the same day to place their bets.

How to participate in the Mega-Sena draw

To compete for the millionaire prize, players must register their bets up to one hour before the draw. A simple bet on Mega-Sena has a value of R$5.

Bets can be placed at lottery outlets, online or via the Loterias Caixa app.

In the last draw, held on Saturday, the 11th, no one matched the six numbers, resulting in the accumulated prize.

Increased chances with additional draws

Mega-Sena underwent a significant change in August, with the introduction of three weekly draws. Now, the draws take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

This change aims to offer larger prizes in a shorter period of time, increasing the attractiveness of the game.

Mega-Sena rules and odds remain unchanged.

Understanding the Mega-Sena probabilities

Winning Mega-Sena is a dream for many Brazilians. To win the maximum prize, players must match all six numbers drawn.

On the other hand, players who match four or five numbers are also rewarded, although with smaller amounts. Furthermore, the chances of winning vary depending on the number of numbers played and the type of bet made.

Tips for betting on Mega-Sena

Although luck is the main factor, some bettors like to follow specific strategies, so they study the main odds of the contest.

Some tips include: choosing a mix of even and odd numbers, avoiding number sequences, and considering less chosen numbers.

However, it is important to remember that each draw is an independent event, and there are no guarantees of winning.