The Development Lotteries Board, which consistently offers new and exciting lotteries, introduced something very special recently. All necessary steps were taken to launch a lottery ticket that would allow people to win the biggest jackpot ever offered through a lottery in Sri Lanka. This lottery, named ‘Kotipathi Shanida’, will carry a launching jackpot of no less than Rs.75 million with the first draw scheduled for Friday, April 8, 2016.
This as well as subsequent draws will be telecast live over Rupavahini. There will be draws every Tuesday and Friday after the first draw and the Development Lotteries Board believes that it will become an extremely popular lottery in the market. Those who purchase this lottery will have to pick four numbers out of 80 and one letter out of the 26 in the English alphabet. There will be reward even if only one number and the English letter chosen match.
The following are the prizes on offer: Rs.20 will be offered for any matching English letter, Rs.20 for any number that matches, Rs.100 for any two numbers that match, Rs.2,000 for any three numbers that match, Rs.1,000,000 if all four numbers that match, Rs.40 for a number and English letter that matches, Rs.1000 for two numbers and an English letter that matches, Rs.20,000 for three numbers and an English letter that matches and Rs.75,000,000 or the jackpot of the particular day if four numbers and the English letter match.
The ‘Kotipathi Shanida’ ticket, which gives you an opportunity to win these amazing prizes, is priced at Rs.20. The main objective of the Development Lotteries Board, set up under the Development Lotteries Board Act 20 of 1997, is to generate money for the President’s Fund and the Mahapola Scholarship Trust.
The Development Lotteries Board has generated millions of rupees for these funds since January 19, 1983 and thereby contributed massively to the development of the country and the prosperity of the citizens. The Development Lotteries Board is confident that this new lottery will help generate a considerable amount of money to the President’s Fund and the Mahapola Scholarship Trust and invites the public to purchase a Kotipathi Shanidaticket and become a winner.