Tinka is one of several national lottery games played in Peru.
Draws take place twice a week on Wednesdays and Sundays at
21:30 local time in the capital city of Lima, with results
being broadcast on television, radio and online immediately afterward.
Entry costs PEN 4.00.
To enter, choose six numbers between 1 and 45, or select a
Quick Pick for randomly generated numbers.
There is also a Combination Entry feature for the selection of up to 12
numbers, which are entered into the Tinka draw in every possible combination.
These 12 numbers have 924 possible entries and a much better chance of winning,
but a very expensive ticket!
Advance Play for up to 26 draws at a time is also an option.
Tinka does not have any secondary draws or alternative opportunities to win
Tinka has a guaranteed minimum jackpot of PEN 1.5 million,
which rolls over and is never capped.
The biggest ever Tinka jackpots are:
On November 22, 2018, the winning jackpot of PEN 12 million was not
The odds of winning the Tinka jackpot are 1 in 8,145,060.
Players can win at eight different prize tiers, with 1 in 13 overall odds of
winning a prize.
Players have up to 180 days to claim their winnings, with all cash prizes
paid out as lump sums only.
All Peruvian lottery prizes are subject to 10% tax, with players who enter
from abroad being advised to check local tax laws to find out if additional tax
Tinka lottery tickets are available from authorized lottery retailers across
Peru or via the official website.
As players require Peruvian Government identification and a local telephone
number to register via the official website, overseas players can only
participate via Lottery Agent websites.
Players must be at least 18 years of age.
Tinka was launched on October 16, 1994, and has kept the same format
throughout its existence.
Tinka is operated by Intralot de Peru, the country’s main lottery and sports