Quina is one of Brazil’s most popular national lottery games.
Draws are held six days a week, except on Sundays. The only
time Quina is not drawn is on public holidays.
Entry costs BRL 3.00.
To play, choose five numbers between 1 and 80, or go for a
Surprise to enter randomly generated numbers.
System Entry allows players to choose up to 15 numbers that are entered into
the Quina draw in every possible combination to vastly increase the chances of
winning a prize, but also significantly increases the cost of a ticket.
Players can also participate via the Sweepstakes method for number
combinations chosen by the lottery operator that are then entered in groups for
multiple winning opportunities at a cheaper price than individual tickets,
although shared winnings may be considerably lower.
Quina does not have any extra games or opportunities to win beyond the main
Quina has a minimum jackpot of BRL 400,000.
This is a rollover lottery with no jackpot cap, with the top prize often
growing much higher.
The lottery operator holds a special draw in June every year called the
Quina de São João Super Draw. These draws have huge jackpots in excess of
BRL 100 million.
As a result of these Super Draws, the biggest ever Quina jackpots are:
The highest ever non-Super Draw Quina jackpot was BRL 32.7 million on
September 5, 2019.
The odds of winning the Quina jackpot are 1 in 24,040,016, which are
relatively poor odds for the jackpot on offer, with multiple lotteries around
the world having much better odds and jackpots.
Players can win Quina prizes at four different tiers.
All lottery winnings in Brazil are taxed at 13.8%, but because advertised
prizes are tax-deducted at source, players get to keep all the cash.
Quina prizes are paid out as lump sums only, with players having up to 90
days to make a claim.
Overseas players should check local tax laws to find out if they need to pay
tax on winnings at home.
Players must be at least 18 years of age to play Quina.
Tickets can be purchased from authorized retailers across Brazil or from the
official Quina website.
Overseas players can enter Quina via selected Lottery Agent websites.
Launched on March 13, 1994, Quina was the first lottery game in Brazil that
allowed players to choose their own numbers.