Thiruvonam Bumper Lottery BR-69: Kerala To Witness Biggest-Ever Prize Money Today

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 September 2019, 11:58 PM
More than 43 lakh tickets of the total 46 lakh printed so far have been sold out, with each ticket costs Rs 300.
More than 43 lakh tickets of the total 46 lakh printed so far have been sold out, with each ticket costs Rs 300.

Thiruvonam Bumper Lottery BR-69 results: Come Thursday (September 19), Kerala will witness its biggest-ever lottery prize. The ceremony will be held at the Gorky Bhavan, a building in Thiruvananthapuram named after Russian writer Maxim Gorky, where officials of the state lottery department will gather to pick the lucky winner.

So, why it’s the so exciting? Well, the first prize winner of the acclaimed Thiruvonam bumper will take home Rs 12 crore, subject to tax and agency commission deductions. The second, third and fourth prizes carry cash awards of Rs 5 crore, Rs 2 crore and Rs 1 crore.

Reports suggest the Thiruvonam bumper is drawing a huge interest among people in the state. So much so that more than 43 lakh tickets of the total 46 lakh printed so far have been sold out, with each ticket costs Rs 300.

According to The Indian Express, the sale of tickets began on July 21. The government is expected to general a revenue of around Rs 95 crore from Onam bumper ticket sales.

In 2018, the Thiruvonam bumper had a maximum cash prize of Rs 10 crore and still managed to register record sales despite the raging floods and landslides.

The report said this year, besides the top cash prizes, around 180 people take away with Rs 1 lakh each and 31,500 people can get Rs 5000 each. There are cash prizes of Rs 1000, Rs 2000 and Rs 3000 to be won as well.

First Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:54 PM

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