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Lotteries are widely played in Colombia, with a variety of games being run by organizations in each “Department”, plus a number of nationally run games. Note that although many “Department” games are available across the country, players who win games held in other regions may have to pay extra taxes on their prizes.
Several different operators run lottery games in Colombia, including IGT Juegos S.A.S, Pagatodo and Beneficia del Valle.
Due to the schedule of Colombian lottery games, lucky players can win prizes every day!
Launched in 2001, Baloto is Colombia’s main national lottery game. Although Baloto is billed as an online-only lottery, it is also possible to buy tickets from Baloto Points across the country. In addition to the main draw, Baloto players can enter the secondary Revancha (revenge) game, which has a lucrative minimum jackpot of COP 1 billion.
Baloto draws take place on Wednesdays and Fridays at 23:00 local time.
El Dorado is a raffle game with relatively short odds of winning, including 14 separate chances to participate throughout the week. While El Dorado prizes depend on the volume of ticket sales, special draws held throughout the year offer alternatives to cash prizes, such as the chance to win a new car!
El Dorado draws are held twice daily from Monday to Friday, three times on Saturday and once on Sunday.
Loteria del Valle is a popular raffle game, with the winner guaranteed to take home the fixed jackpot of COP 3.5 billion due to its format. Special draws held throughout the year increase the jackpot pool to COP 5 billion, and although the game is run for the benefit of good causes in the Colombia Pacific region, players across all of Colombia can join in!
Loteria del Valle draws take place every Wednesday evening at 22:30 local time.
The below table provides an overview of the schedule for each Colombian lottery game.
All of Colombia’s biggest lottery wins have so far come from Baloto, with the biggest payouts listed as follows:
Players pay 17% tax on prizes above a certain threshold, meaning that the top three Baloto prize tiers and the Loteria del Valle jackpot are indeed subject to tax. Players who win El Dorado prizes do not need to pay tax on their winnings.
Players outside of the Colombia Pacific region must pay an additional 10% tax on Loteria del Valle prizes, irrespective of the amount won.
Contact information for each Colombiaan lottery operator is listed below.
Baloto is played exclusively online, although players can also acquire tickets from digital Baloto points across Colombia, as well as from the official website.
Loteria del Valle tickets are available from authorized participating outlets across Colombia, in addition to the Beneficencia del Valle website.
El Dorado tickets are not available online but can be purchased from authorized retailers across the country.
At present, only Baloto is available to overseas players, via lottery agent websites.
Players must be at least 18 years of age to play Colombian lotteries.
Due to Baloto being an online lottery, prizes are paid directly into player accounts, which can then be withdrawn into respective bank accounts. Players who play Baloto from overseas will be paid by their chosen lottery agent.
Players who win El Dorado prizes have up to one year to claim prizes, while Loteria del Valle prizes must be claimed within 30 days.
All three lottery operators distribute a percentage of their proceeds to good causes, including healthcare and other public and social services. While Beneficencia del Valle predominantly distributes its proceeds locally, both Pagatodo and IGT Juegos S.A.S. do so across all of Colombia.