The Boyacá lottery is the oldest and most traditional lottery in Colombia. Is one of the called Banknote Lotteries, and like any other type of game of chance of these characteristics, it consists of matching the numbers previously printed on a ticket.
To obtain some of the prizes of the Boyacá lottery, the combination of numbers and series of the purchased ticket must coincide totally or partially, and in the same order, with the extractions of numbered balls from draw.
On the other hand, EuroMillions, is a lottery created by several European states that holds two draws each week and allows the winners get very important awards that reach up to 190 million euros (approximately $ 680,000 million Colombian pesos).
Euromillions It is a lottery of numbers, in which the player must choose the combination of numbers that he considers most favorable to get some of the prizes.
The Boyacá lottery offers two possibilities to play, the traditional lottery system, or the permanent betting system.
Lotería de Boyacá traditional system: The traditional is the oldest lottery sale system that exists. It consists of playing a number and a serie printed on a ticket. Usually the ticket has 4 printed numbers between 0000 and 9999, which are repeated among the various series that the organization puts on sale in the draw every Saturday.
Lotería de Boyacá permanent betting system: Permanent bets, also known as “chance“, is a game modality in which the player by means of an official form or ticket manually or by mechanical system (thermal roll), is able to indicate the value of his bet and choose a number of up to four (4) numbers, so that they coincide totally or partially with the result of the lottery to win a prize.
Likewise, the EuroMillions lottery offers two possibilities to play: register the bet personally in one of the authorized establishments for sale distributed by all European states that make up this lottery, or the possibility of doing it online. In both cases the mechanics of the game consists in creating a combination of 5 numbers of a table containing 50 squares numbered from 1 to 50 respectively, and also choosing other 2 numbers (or stars), from a second table with squares numbered from 1 to 12.
The combinations of both choices (5 numbers plus 2 stars), configure the bet’s forecast.
The ticket for the Boyacá lottery is made up of 3 fractions, and each fraction has a cost of $ 5000 Colombian pesos (approximately € 1.40).
The official price of the EuroMillions bet is starting from € 2.5 (or its equivalent in the currency of the country that markets it outside the EU), approximately $ 8,900 Colombian pesos.
In the Boyacá lottery, the prizes are established in advance, there is no possibility of accumulating prizes in case there are no winners, as it happens in Euromillions that the first category prizes that do not have winners, each raffle is accumulated to create a “superbote” that reaches its maximum amount of 190,000,000 € (approximately 680,000 million pesos (COP).)
Euromillions has an award scale distributed among 13 categories, starting from a guaranteed minimum of 17 million euros (60,800 million euros). Colombian pesos) for the first category winners (5 numbers + 2 stars)
This amount in case there was no acertante in the draw, is accumulated for the same category in the next draw, and so on until reaching a maximum amount of 190 million euros.
Other award categories are set to acertantes of 5, 4, 3 or 2 numbers alone, or combination with successes of stars.
The 13 category , awards the winners of only 2 numbers, and the amount to be received is usually about € 4.5 (about 16,100 Colombian pesos).
The odds of winning the main prize in the lottery of Boyacá, are approximately 1 in 15,000,000 (depending on the number of series participating in the lottery).
In the case of the EuroMillions lottery, the chances of obtaining the first category prize is 1 between 139.8 million. Taking into account that there are up to 13 categories of prizes, the chances of obtaining any prize in any of the EuroMillions draws, is 1 in 13
Throughout the article we have been shelling out all the differences that are You can find between these 2 games. Below you can see a summary of the characteristics of this Colombian lottery and the EuroMillions.
|Game system||4-digit ticket||5 numbers and 2 stars|
|Cost||5.000 COP per fraction||From 2.5 €|
|Prize||4 categories||13 categories|
|Jackpot||No, fixed prize||Up to 190.000.000 €|
|Probabilities maximum prize||1 between 15 million||1 between 139 million|
Unlike making the bet in person, which means to reside or buy the ticket personally in any of the administrations or official points of sale, doing it through the internet facilitates the possibility of play from anywhere in the world geography and through any mobile device or desktop computer.
There are already many users who dare to play EuroMillions every day from Colombia, as they can win accumulated prizes and become new millionaires, and billionaires.