Melate is part of the set of games and lotteries managed by the National Lottery of Mexico and Forecasts for Public Assistance (Institution of the Mexican government created with the purpose of raising funds that are then earmarked for public assistance).
Possibly many Mexican players, know the lotteries of the USA, the Porwerball and the MegaMillions, but ignore other lotteries that accumulate great prizes such as EuroMillions, Eurojackpot and La Primitiva from Spain, among others.
Let’s have look at similarities and diferences lotteries between Melate and La Primitiva:
They both have a game system quite similar, in both cases the player must choose a combination of numbers to match as much as possible with the combination that is extracted from the drum containing the numbered balls.
In Malate, you have to select 6 numbers from 56, while in La Primitiva, you must also select 6 numbers, but from 49.
The winning combination for the top prize in Melate is composed of the 6 main numbers, plus the additional number. In the case of La Primitiva in addition to the six main numbers, there are two more numbers extracted, the complementary and the refund.
In both lotteries, you can make simple bets, using a column for each bet, or make multiple bets by checking your choice 7, 8, 9 or 10 numbers (up to 11 in La Primitiva) .
The price of the bet in Melate is 15.00 MXN (0.69 € approx.) While in the case of La Primitiva, the price of each simple bet in LottoHoy is from 2 € (43.52 MXN aprox.) .
Melate has a minimum prize of 30,000,000 MXN (€ 1,380,000 approx.) For top-notch winners. while, in the case of La Primitiva, the prize of first category has no limit, depending on the amounts collected and the possible accumulation of boats not delivered in previous drawings.
La Primitiva has a guaranteed minimum jackpot of € 2,000,000 (approximately € 43,500,000).
Below you can see a table of distribution of prizes in Melate:
|2nd||5 numbers + additional||4,50%|
|4th||4 numbers + additional||1,50%|
|6th||3 numbers + additional||+/- 161 MXN|
|7th||3 numbers||+/- 43 MXN|
|8th||2 numbers + additional||+/- 32 MXN|
|9th||2 numbers||+/- 26 MXN|
55% of the total is allocated for prizes collection in each draw.
In La Primitiva, the prize of first category has no limit, depending on the amounts collected and the possible accumulation of boats not delivered in previous drawings. La Primitiva has a guaranteed minimum prize of € 2,000,000 (approximately € 43,500,000)
|1st||6 numbers + reimbursement||20%|
|3rd||5 numbers + complementary||6%|
|6th||3 numbers||8 € fixed|
In the Melate lottery, winning the jackpot has 1 chance between 32,486,436, while the odds of winning any prize, is 1 in 10 .
in the case of La Primitiva, for the prize of top, there1 chance in 139,838,160, while the chances of getting any minimum prize is 1 in 10.
the most differentiating detail between both lotteries, it is undoubtedly the prizes that distribute one and the other.
The primitive offers the possibility of accessing multimillion-dollar prizes (the record of maximum prize given in the primitive reached 101.7 million euros (approximately 2,211 million MXB), based on the fact that there is a guaranteed minimum prize of 2,000,000 € (approximately 43.5 million MXN), it is common to reach pots in any draw that are above 10 million euros (something like 217 million MXN)
|Characteristics of both lotteries|
|Game system||6 number + additional||6 numbers + complementary|
(€ 0.96) €
30,000,000 (€ 1,380,000)
|Odds of winning the 1st prize||1/32486436||1 / 139,838,160|
|odds of winning any prize||1/10||1/10|