the draw of Contest 2574 of the Mega-Sena was held on Thursday night, the 16th, at Espaço da Sorte, in São Paulo. There were no winners.

The prize accumulated and for the next contest, on Saturday, the 18th, is estimated at R\$ 45 million.

## Mega-Sena numbers: contest 2,574

The dozens drawn were: 12 – 17 – 43 – 44 – 48 – 60.

The quina recorded 68 winning bets. Each will pay a premium of R\$ 41,754.98. The court had 4,377 winners, with each hit receiving R\$ 926.70.

Bets for the next contest can be placed until 7 pm (Brasília time) on the day of the draw, at Caixa-accredited lottery outlets, throughout the country or via the internet.

## How to bet on the Mega-Sena

Bets can be placed until 7 pm (Brasília time) on the day of the draw, at lottery houses accredited by Box across the country or over the internet. A single bet, with six tens, costs R\$ 4.50.

## Odds of Beating Mega-Sena

The probability of hitting the six tens with a simple bet of BRL 4.50 is 1 in 50,063,860, according to Caixa Econômica Federal.

Values ​​to play in the Mega-Sena

• 6 issues: R\$4.50
• 7 numbers: R\$ 31.50
• 8 numbers: R\$ 126.00
• 9 numbers: R\$ 378.00
• 10 numbers: R\$ 945.00
• 11 issues: R\$ 2,079.00
• 12 numbers: R\$ 4,158.00
• 13 issues: R\$ 7,722.00
• 14 numbers: R\$ 13,513.50
• 15 numbers: R\$ 22,522.50

## How to make a Mega-Sena lottery

To increase the chances of winning, many players choose to purchase shares of the pools, as they compete with a greater number of games and numbers in a bet, spending less.

To make the sweepstakes, all you have to do is form a group, choose the bet numbers, set the number of shares and register with any of the 13,000 lottery outlets in the country. When registered in the system, the bet generates a quota receipt for each participant who, in case of a prize, can redeem the prize individually.