Brinco is a popular lottery game played in Argentina.
Draws are held once a week on Sundays at 21:00 local time
and are broadcast live on national television. Ticket sales close fifteen
minutes prior to the draw and resume immediately afterwards.
Entry costs ARS 20 per ticket.
To play Brinco, choose six numbers between 1 and 39, or go
for a Quick Pick for randomly generated numbers.
Players can also enter the Brinco Junior game in which six additional
numbers are drawn. Participants use the same set of numbers as the main game
for a chance to win the fixed jackpot of ARS 6 million.
Brinco does not advertise a minimum jackpot, which is instead determined by
the number of tickets sold.
Brinco is a rollover lottery with no limits or jackpot caps, which often
sees jackpots rise above ARS 100 million.
The odds of winning the Brinco jackpot are 1 in 3,838,380, which are
relatively good odds for a lottery.
Players can win prizes of varying amounts at four different tiers, with the
exception of the fourth tier, which is fixed.
Players have just 15 days to claim prizes, which are paid out as lump sums
Argentina has one of the highest lottery tax rates in the world, with 31% of
winnings being deducted.
Players must be at least 18 years of age to play
Tickets can be purchased at authorized lottery agencies across Argentina,
and although each state-based lottery has its own website and range of apps,
none of these platforms sell tickets.
Overseas players cannot participate in Brinco online at present.
Initially designed as an additional game to the popular Quini 6, Brinco was
launched in 2000 to mark the new millennium. Brinco is operated by Loteria
Santa Fe, and was originally a provincial game before becoming available across
The Brinco Junior game was added in 2002 with an initial jackpot of ARS 4