Brazil’s Dupla Sena Review

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Overview
  • Draw days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Numbers to pick: 6 out of 50
  • Win odds: 1 in 1:60
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 15,890,700
  • Jackpot: R$ 300,000
  • Biggest Jackpot: R$ 31,479,548.88

Here’s what you need to know about Brazil’s Dupla Sena lottery. This review includes answers to frequently asked questions. It also includes valuable information about the lottery you should know before you buy your next ticket.

Navigate quickly: Introduction | Draw Date and Time | Ticket Price | Rules | Jackpot | Winning Odds | Summary

What Is Dupla Sena?

Brazil’s Dupla Sena Lottery is a record-breaking lottery that Brazilian’s love to play. Caixa, a government-owned company, runs most of the lotteries in Brazil, including Dupla Sena.

When Is Dupla Sena Draw?

The lottery draws weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 8:00 pm Brasilia Time. There are two draws on each day, making the total number of draws six.

How Much Does a Dupla Sena Ticket Cost?

One entry of Dia de Sorte costs R$4.00, which is about US$0.74, but it includes participate in two draws.

How Do You Play Dupla Sena?

You pick 6 numbers out of 1 to 50. The numbers you pick will participate in the two draws of that day.

How Much Is Dupla Sena Jackpot?

The guaranteed minimum jackpot is R$300,000, which is about US$55,000.

In April of 2019, 2020 and 2021 Dupla Sena broke this lottery’s jackpot records. In April 2021 the top tier prize reached R$ 31,479,548.88, about US$6,150,000, in the easter super draw. In that draw, Caixa boosted the jackpot to an all-time high.

Dupla Sena’s record-breaking winning jackpots

Accumulated Prizes:

  1. On 17/04/2021, draw #2212, 4 winners guessed the lucky numbers – 14, 31, 33, 42, 47, 50 – and shared a jackpot of R$ 31,479,548.88.
    The four winners came from:

    • Belém – Pará (PA)
    • Bauru – São Paulo (SP)
    • Guarulhos – São Paulo (SP)
    • Sâo Paulo – São Paulo (SP)
  2. On 25/04/2020, draw #2070, one winner guessed the lucky numbers – 04, 11, 32, 35, 36, 50 – and won a jackpot of R$ 30,835,432.29.
    The winner came from Blumenau – Santa Catarina (SC).
  3. On 20/04/2019, draw #1925, two winners guessed the lucky numbers – 08, 17, 19, 29, 44, 46 – and shared a jackpot of R$ 26,933,201.14.
    The winners came from:

    • Penápolis – São Paulo (SP)
    • Sorocaba – São Paulo (SP)

Individual Prizes:

  1. On 25/04/2020, draw #2070, one winner guessed the lucky numbers – 04, 11, 32, 35, 36, 50 – and won a jackpot of R$ 30,835,432.29.
    The winner came from Blumenau – Santa Catarina (SC).
  2. On 19/11/2019, draw #2013, one winner guessed the lucky numbers – 06, 22, 24, 28, 39, 41 – and won a jackpot of R$ 25,786,674.55.
    The winner came from Goiânia – Goiás (GO).
  3. On 14/07/2015, draw #1402, one winner guessed the lucky numbers – 01, 02, 19, 23, 36, 41 – and won a jackpot of R$ 25,451,710.46.
    The winner came from Parnamirim – Rio Grande do Norte (RN).

What Are the Chances of Winning Dupla Sena?

The odds of matching 6 numbers are 1 in 15,890,700.

prize TierPicks to MatchWinning OddsWinning Odds %
First draw
1Match 61:15,890,7000.00000629
2Match 51:60,1920.00166
3Match 41:1,1200.0892
4Match 31:601.666
Second draw
1Match 61:15,890,7000.00000629
2Match 51:60,1920.00166
3Match 41:1,1200.0892
4Match 31:601.666

Summary

With two draws at the time and six overall weekly draws, Dupla Sena is an intense lottery. The odds of winning the jackpot are relatively low to other lotteries, and the frequent draws with no limit to roll over, lead to top jackpots.

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