Five million leva jackpot for grabs in Bulgarian state lottery

More than five million leva (about 2.5 million euro) will be up for grabs in one of the jackpots of the Bulgarian state lottery on June 28, local media said.

The jackpot is up for grabs in the second draw of the 6 of 49 game. Should a lucky winner emerge, this would be the fifth-largest payout in the history of the state lottery.

The highest-ever payout came in February 2011, when the jackpot reached seven million leva.

The Bulgarian Sports Totalisator was founded in 1957 and is the main sponsor of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee and other sport bodies in the country, which make it the main source of financing for sport in Bulgaria. It falls under the jurisdiction of the Sports Ministry.

It operates a national system for spreading of lottery games (called ‘toto’ in Bulgarian) – the digital games 6/49, 5/35 and 6/42, all with a rising jackpot and twice-a-week draws, on Thursdays and Sundays.

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