5 de Oro is Uruguay’s most popular national lottery game.
Draws take place twice a week on Wednesdays and
Sundays at 21:00 local time. In-store ticket sales close at 20:00 on
draw days, with tickets from all other sources available right up until the
draw. Ticket sales resume shortly afterward.
5 de Oro tickets cost UYU 35.00.
To play, choose five numbers between 1 and 48, or go for a
Quick Pick for randomly generated selections. An Extra number is also drawn,
with players needing to match it against existing selections to win secondary
Multiple Betting allows players to choose 6, 7 or 8 numbers that are then
entered into the draw in multiple combinations. Alternatively, players can
choose just four numbers as 44 possible combinations if they wish, with each
unchosen digit functioning as the final number on each line.
Players can enter the Revancha game for an additional UYU 15.00, utilizing
their 5 de Oro numbers for a chance to win the jackpot by matching all five
numbers in this second game. Revancha does not have any secondary prizes, but
because this is a rollover lottery, the jackpot can often reach huge sums.
5 de Oro does not have a minimum jackpot, nor any limits to the number of
The odds of winning the 5 de Oro jackpot are 1 in 1,712,304, with prizes
available at seven different tiers.
Payouts for tiers 3 to 7 are fixed.
Players have up to 30 days to claim 5 de Oro prizes, which are paid out as
lump sums only.
Prizes in excess of UYU 100,000 are subject to 12% tax.
Players must be at least 18 years of age to buy 5 de Oro
Players can acquire 5 de Oro tickets from:
Tickets bought by telephone cost an extra UYU 7.00 in VAT.
5 de Oro is not available to players from overseas.
5 de Oro is operated by the National Directorate of Lotteries and Quinielas
del Uruguay, also known as La Banca.