Brazil’s Lotofácil review

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Overview
  • Draw days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Numbers to pick: 15 out of 25
  • Win odds: 1 in 11
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 3,268,760
  • Jackpot: R$ 2,000,000
  • Biggest Jackpot: R$ 99,487,428.15

Here’s what you need to know about Brazil’s most unusual Lotofácil 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 Lotofácil?

Brazil’s Lotofácil Lottery is one of the country’s official lotteries. Caixa, a government-owned company, runs it, as with most of the lotteries in Brazil. This lottery has an extreme set of rules. Read further to find out.

When Is Lotofácil Draw?

The lottery draws weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:00 pm Brasilia Time. It corresponds with other lotteries in Brazil that run on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. The Brazilians can really never miss a draw.

Lotofácil’s first draw was on 29/09/2003.

How Much Does a Lotofácil Ticket Cost?

A single Lotofácil line, with 15 picks, costs R$ 2.50, or about US$ 0.47/€ 0.38. Each entry is one line.

In Lotofácil you can pick more numbers and increase your winning chance at a cost. This is the complete price breakdown:

  • 15 numbers at R$ 2.50 (US$ 0.47/€ 0.38)
  • 16 numbers at R$ 40 (US$ 7.66/€ 6.28)
  • 17 numbers at R$ 340 (US$ 65.07/€ 53.39)
  • 18 numbers at R$ 2,040 (US$ 390/€ 320)
  • 19 numbers at R$ 9,690 (US$ 1,854/€ 1,521)
  • 20 numbers at R$ 38,760 (US$ 7,418/€ 6,086)

How Do You Play Lotofácil?

In Lotofácil you pick between 15 and 20(!) numbers out of 1 to 25 – the more numbers you pick, the higher the cost of the line. This is very unusual in the lottery world. Picking the numbers can become daunting.

How Much Is Lotofácil Jackpot?

Oddly, there’s no guaranteed jackpot, but it usually starts at between R$1,500,000 and R$2,000,000, about US$275,000 to US$366,000.

In September 2019, 33 lottery players shared R$ 99,487,428.15, the highest jackpot ever won on Lotofácil.

Lotofácil’s record-breaking winning jackpots

Accumulated Prizes:

  1. On 06/09/2019, draw #1861, 33 winners guessed the lucky numbers – 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 13, 14, 16, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25 – and shared a jackpot of R$ 99,487,428.15.
    The thirty-three winners came from:

    • Luis Eduardo Magalhães – Bahia (BA)
    • Three from Salvador – Bahia (BA)
    • Fortaleza – Ceará (CE)
    • Aparecida de Goiânia – Goiás (GO)
    • Belo Horizonte – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Pará de Minas – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • São Lourenço – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Três Marias – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Anaurilândia – Mato Grosso do Sul (MS)
    • Água Boa – Mato Grosso (MT)
    • Alta Floresta – Mato Grosso (MT)
    • Ananindeua – Pará (PA)
    • Recife – Pernambuco (PE)
    • Two from Farol – Paraná (PR)
    • Nova Iguaçu – Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
    • Three from Rio de Janeiro – Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
    • Bauru – São Paulo (SP)
    • Campinas – São Paulo (SP)
    • Guarulhos – São Paulo (SP)
    • Laranjal Paulista – São Paulo (SP)
    • Praia Grande – São Paulo (SP)
    • Santo André – São Paulo (SP)
    • Two from São Paulo – São Paulo (SP)
    • Várzea Paulista – São Paulo (SP)
    • Three bought tickets online
  2. On 08/09/2018, draw #1708, 33 winners guessed the lucky numbers – 01, 02, 03, 04, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 22 – and shared a jackpot of R$ 91,702,300.80.
    The thirty-three winners came from:

    • Two from Bahia (BA)
    • Two from Distrito Federal (DF)
    • Espírito Santo (ES)
    • Two from Goiás (GO)
    • Maranhão (MA)
    • Three from Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Mato Grosso (MT)
    • Two from Pará (PA)
    • Paraíba (PB)
    • Two from Paraná (PR)
    • Five from Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
    • Rondônia (RO)
    • Rio Grande do Sul (RS)
    • Santa Catarina (SC)
    • Eight from São Paulo (SP)
  3. On 09/09/2015, draw #1255, 51 winners guessed the lucky numbers – 01, 02, 04, 06, 07, 09, 10, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25 – and shared a jackpot of R$ 89,610,756.66.
    The fifty-one winners came from:

    • Maceió – Alagoas (AL)
    • Manaus – Amazonas (AM)
    • Vitória da Conquista – Bahia (BA)
    • Correntina – Bahia (BA)
    • Fortaleza – Ceará (CE)
    • Aurora – Ceará (CE)
    • Brasília – Distrito Federal (DF)
    • Governador Lindenberg – Espírito Santo (ES)
    • Vitória – Espírito Santo (ES)
    • Vila Velha – Espírito Santo (ES)
    • Porangatu _ Goiás (GO)
    • São Luís – Maranhão (MA)
    • Liberdade – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Santa Bárbara do Monte Verde – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Araxá – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Cataguases – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Three from Campo Grande – Mato Grosso do Sul (MS)
    • Corumba – Mato Grosso do Sul (MS)
    • Camapuá – Mato Grosso do Sul (MS)
    • Barra dos Bugres – Mato Grosso (MT)
    • Capanema – Pará (PA)
    • Toledo – Paraná (PR)
    • Porto Amazonas – Paraná (PR)
    • Planalto – Paraná (PR)
    • Arapongas – Paraná (PR)
    • Apucarana – Paraná (PR)
    • Rio de Janeiro – Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
    • Nova Iguaçu – Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
    • Nilópolis – Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
    • Caxias do Sul – Rio Grande do Sul (RS)
    • Porto Alegre – Rio Grande do SUl (RS)
    • Fraiburgo – Santa Catarina (SC)
    • Nossa Senhora do Socorro – Sergipe (SE)
    • Seven from São Paulo – São Paulo (SP)
    • Araçatuba – São Paulo (SP)
    • Hortolândia – São Paulo (SP)
    • Mauá – São Paulo (SP)
    • Sumaré – São Paulo (SP)
    • Diadema – São Paulo (SP)
    • Ribeirão Preto – São Paulo (SP)
    • Marília – São Paulo (SP)
    • Bauru – São Paulo (SP)
    • São Caetano do Sul – São Paulo (SP)

Individual Prizes:

  1. On 06/09/2016, draw #1408, 10 winners guessed the lucky numbers – 01, 03, 05, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 – and shared a jackpot of R$ 8,227,506.94.
    The ten winners came from:

    • Palmeira dos Índios – Alagoas (AL)
    • Astolfo Dutra – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Ponte Nova – Minas Gerais (MG)
    • Campo Grande – Mato Grosso do Sul (MS)
    • Ponta Grossa – Paraná (PR)
    • São José dos Pinhais – Paraná (PR)
    • Piracicaba – São Paulo (SP)
    • Two from São Paulo – São Paulo (SP)
    • Várzea Paulista – São Paulo (SP)
  2. On 25/10/2019, draw #1882, 1 winner guessed the lucky numbers – 01, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24 – and won a jackpot of R$ 5,978,396.66.
    The winner came from Goiânia – Goiás (GO).
  3. On 07/09/2017, draw #1557, 15 winners guessed the lucky numbers – 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 09, 12, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25 – and shared a jackpot of R$ 5,905,591.00.
    The fifteen winners came from:

    • Catu – Bahia (BA)
    • Feira de Santana – Bahia (BA)
    • Ibirapitanga – Bahia (BA)
    • Brasília – Distrito Federal (DF)
    • Vila Velha – Espírito Santo (ES)
    • Teresinha – Piauí (PI)
    • São Gonçalo – Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
    • Aparecida – São Paulo (SP)
    • Barueri – São Paulo (SP)
    • São José dos Campos – São Paulo (SP)
    • Five from São Paulo – São Paulo (SP)

What Are the Chances of Winning Lotofácil?

The odds of winning the jackpot of Lotofácil are 1 in 3,268,760. The odds of winning any prize, of the five prize tiers, is 1 in 11.

Prize TierPicks to MatchWinning OddsWinning Odds %
1
Match 151:3,268,7600.0000305
2Match 141:21,7910.00458
3Match 131:6910.144
4Match 121:591.694
5Match 111:119.0909
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Summary

This unique lottery draw is a favorite among Brazilians as it delivers some of the best lottery winning stories. I, personally, would become a little annoyed by the number of picks to make – no one has 15 lucky numbers.

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